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Paralegal Studies: Citing Sources

Help with Citing Resources


You can always ask a librarian for help; however, the following website may also be of use:

Plagiarism Resources

Don't Plagiarize

The following websites may help you better understand and avoid plagiarism. Remember that there are serious consequences for plagiarizing.

Bluebook Citations

Legal Citations

Legal citations have a unique style format and are placed at the point
in your argument when you reference another source.
There is no corresponding bibliography citation entry (unlike APA and MLA).

Sample citation

Examples taken from: United States v. Moran-Vazquez, 547 F.3d 793 (7th Circ. 2013).