Name v. Name
Volume and page of where published papers can be found (called reporters)
Statutes (Laws and Acts)
Name of Act
Title Source § Section Number
Title of source
Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School: Guidance on legal citations. Verify legal references containing necessary information and reflect current statues of legal authority (so you're not using amended, repealed or overturned cases).
United States Supreme Court Decisions
United States v. Lane, 474 U.S. 438 (1986).
CA Court Case
People v. Stockton Pregnancy Control Medical Clinic, 203 Cal. App. 3d 225 (Cal. App.3d 1988).
Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act, Cal. Penal Code § 11164 et seq.
Nursing Practice Act, Cal Bus & Prof Code § 2700 (2019)
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, Pub. L. No. 111-2, 123 Stat. 5 (2009). https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/CREC-2008-04-24/pdf/CREC-2008-04-24-pt1-PgS3395.pdf
California Fostering Connections to Success Act, Cal. Assemb. B. 12 (2010-2011), Chapter 559 (Cal. Stat. 2010)
Equitable Health Care for Severe Mental Illnesses Act of 1993, S. 671, 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (1993).