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UC Referencing Guide

Reported Case

General Guidelines

If the case reporter is organised by volume, the year is entered in round brackets.  If the case reporter is organised by year, the year is entered in square brackets.

The case name may be omitted if it has been referred to in the text.

For clarification, the court may be added at the end of the citation in round brackets.

If there are multiple proceedings for the same parties a number in square brackets in italics is added after the parties e.g. [2]

Format

Number Name v Name [Year] Reporter Starting Page or Reference Number, Pinpoint.

Number Name v Name (Year) Volume Reporter Starting Page, Pinpoint.

Example

12 Mace v Murray (1955) 92 CLR 370, 371.

Unreported Case with a medium neutral citation

Format

Number Name v Name [Year] Court abbreviation Judgement number, Pinpoint.

Example

8 Glass v Commonwealth of Australia [2003] ACTCA 8, [7].

Unreported case without a medium neutral citation

Format

Number Name v Name (Court, Judge(s), Day Month Year of Case) Pinpoint.

Example

8 Ross v Chambers (Supreme Court of Northern Territory, Kriewaldt J, 5 April 1956) 77-8.

Transcript

Format

Number Transcript of Proceedings, Case Name (Court, Proceedings Number, Judicial Officer(s), Day Month Year of Proceedings) Pinpoint.

Example

5 Transcript of Proceedings, Celano v Swan (County Court of Victoria, 09/0867, Judge Lacava, 27 August 2009) 11.

Submission

Format

Number Party Name, 'Title of Submission', Submission in Case Name, Proceedings Number, Day Month Year of Submission, Pinpoint.

Example

7 Attorney-General (Cth), ‘Outline of Submissions of the Attorney-General of the Commonwealth as Amicus Curiae’, Submission in Humane Society International Inc v Kyodo Senpaku Kaisha Ltd, NSD 1519/2004, 25 January 2005, [10], [20]–[22].

EndNote Reference Type

Case (enter Year with appropriate brackets)

Transcripts and submissions have no format in EndNote and must be entered manually.

Citing a Source Within a Source

When a source is directly quoted in another work enter the reference as:

Full source, quoting Full source

Lorelle Burton, Drew Weston and Robin Kowalski, Psychology (Milton, 2nd ed, 2009), quoting J C Overholser, 'Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Social Phobia' (2002) 32 Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy 125.


When a source is cited (or just mentioned) in another work enter the reference as:

Full source, cited in Full source

G E Schwartz, 'Personality and Health: An Integrative health Science Approach' in VP Makosky (ed), The G. Stanley Hall Lecture Series: Vol 7 (American Psychological Association, 1987), cited in Lorelle Burton, Drew Weston and Robin Kowalski, Psychology (Milton, 2nd ed, 2009) 576.