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Legal Citation

Tips and tricks for starting out with the Bluebook, ALWD, or other legal citation guide.

Citing from the U.S. Constitution

Rule 13 of the ALWD guide presents the citation methods of the U.S. federal constitution.

Example:  art. 1, § 9, cl. 9, U.S. Const. amend. XIV, § 2.

Citing from Federal Regulations

Rule 18 of the ALWD guide covers the citation methods for the Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.).

[Title Number] C.F.R. [§ Section Number] (Date).

Example: 36 C.F.R. § 2.15 (2017).