Skip to Questions

LibAnswers - Ask a Question, Search for Information, Explore the Library & Beyond.

Useful Tip: Ask questions or search by keyword, e.g., citation, electronic resource, article
Q

How do I format an in-text citation for a court case in APA?

Last Updated: Oct 30, 2014  |  23 Views
Topics: Citations

Was this helpful? 0   0
A

Answer

To cite court decisions in text, give the case name, in italics, and the year. In the list of references, give the case name (without italics), the source reporting the decision and the cpourt name and date. See the examples below:

As an in text citation:

Lessard v. Schmidt (1972) or (Lessard v. Schmidt, 1972)

In list of references:

Lessard v. Schmidt, 349 F. Supp. 1078 (E.D. Wis. 1972)

Answered by Liz ChaseBookmark and Share

Other Answers / Comments (0)

    More Ways to Ask


    Live Chat

    Need help now? Ask your librarian.

    Browse by Popular Topics

    Circulation  –  Citations  –  Course Reserves  –  Directional  –  HillSearch  –  Hours  –  Interlibrary Loan  –  Off campus access  –  Organizational Behavior  –  Reference  –  Technology  
    View All Topics