Guide: How to cite a Court case in APA style

Guide: How to cite a Court case in APA style

Cite A Court case in APA style

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Use the following template to cite a court case using the APA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the APA style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Title, Volume number Document Title/Name Pages Used (Location Year Published).

Example:

Mustafa Erdogan and Others v. Turkey (European Court of Human Rights 2014).

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Title, Year Published)

Example

‘‘There is no Chinese wall between science and a democratic society. On the contrary, there can be no democratic society without free science and free scholars. This interrelationship is particularly strong in the context of social sciences and law, where scholarly discourse informs public discourse on public matters including those directly related to government and politics.’’ (Mustafa Erdogan and Others v. Turkey, 2014)

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