Guide: How to cite a Court case in Oxford HUMSOC style

Guide: How to cite a Court case in Oxford HUMSOC style

Cite A Court case in Oxford HUMSOC style

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

Reference list

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


Title. (Year Published). Document Title/Name, Vol. , p. Pages Used.


Shell Refining (Australia) Pty Ltd, Clyde Refinery v CFMEU. (2008). Shell Refining v CFMEU, p. 428.

In-text citation

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


(Title Year Published)


random drug testing involves a trade-off between the privacy of the individual and workplace safety. Employees should not have to suffer the intrusion into their privacy involved in random testing unless there is a good safety reason to do so. (Shell Refining (Australia) Pty Ltd, Clyde Refinery v CFMEU 2008)

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