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Citation Styles in Laurentian's Law and Justice Program

At Laurentian, your professor will specify the citation style to be used.  In Law and Justice, it is often Chicago but you might also be asked to use APA or MLA. The library has an online guide for the various citation styles. The standard resource for legal citation is:

Canadian guide to uniform legal citation. 8th ed. 2014. Also known as The McGill Guide.

Other Guides to Legal Citation and Research


Zotero is a free, web-based citation manager that allows you to: 

  • Directly import references from article databases, the library catalogue, e-book collections, etc.
  • Manage and organize your references.
  • Create a bibliography.
  • Share your references with others
  • Add in-text citation and a bibliography directly into your assignment 

Getting started with Zotero: