Guide: How to cite a Court case in ACS style

Guide: How to cite a Court case in ACS style

Cite A Court case in ACS style

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Use the following template to cite a court case using the ACS 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.


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

Reference list

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


(1) Title; Year Published; Vol. Volume number, p. Pages Used.


(1) The Trial Transcript in Crown v Lindy and Michael Chamberlain; 1982; p. Selected Excerpts.

In-text citation

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




'I saw no evidence on any of these garments to suggest that any member of the canine family was involved. I cannot say anything about dingoes. I speak about the canine family in general.'   He also made this statement ‘There is evidence to suggest it was killed in another method. It suggests there was an incised wound around the neck. In other words, a cut throat.' 1

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