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MLA Citation Guide (MLA 8th Edition): Legal Resources

Legal Citations

Because of the complexity of legal citations, MLA follows a legal citation style guide for citing sources such as legislation and case law. Legal citations in your Works Cited list will look significantly different from other material that you may cite.

Seneca Libraries recommends following the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation for citing legal resources. In-text citations should still follow the standard MLA format.

The following resources give detailed examples for citing legal resources using the rules from the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation:

Relevant Subject Guides

The following subject guides provide additional resources and information on interpreting legal citations:

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