Guide: How to cite a Court case in Chicago style

Guide: How to cite a Court case in Chicago style

Cite A Court case in Chicago style

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Use the following template to cite a court case using the Chicago 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 Chicago style.

Reference list

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

Template:

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

Example:

australian provincial co ltd v coroneo. 1938.

In-text citation

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

Template

(Title Year Published)

Example

"the fact that the fixing is very slight helps to support an inference that it was not intended to be permanent" (australian provincial co ltd v coroneo 1938)

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