Guide: How to cite a Court case in PLOS style

Guide: How to cite a Court case in PLOS style

Cite A Court case in PLOS style

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

Reference list

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

Template:

1. Title (Year Published). Document Title/Name Volume number: Pages Used.

Example:

1. The Trojan Horse Defense in Cybercrime (2015). Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal 21: 53.

In-text citation

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

Template

[1]

Example

the defence’s use of complex, arcane technology unsettles jurors and lead them to find reasonable doubt where there is none [1]

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