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Foreign and International Law Library Guide: Referencing Foreign Law

This guide will enable you to research foreign law using specialised databases such as Westlaw and Heinonline

Law Faculty Writing Guide

The Law Faculty has its own citation and style guide - consult this guide first:

Standard Citations

A quick guide explaining the basic legal citations of legal materials such as international and foreign cases is also available.

Citation Managers (Bibliographic Tools)

There are different bibliographic tools that one can use to download citations and easily insert them into your writing. The Library currently subscribes to Refworks and Endnote, but there are free tools available such as Zotero and Mendeley. A useful guide to different citation managers can be found in this libguide which contains presentations displaying the different features of the different tools.

Most citation managers treat all court cases and legislative instruments as having the same citation layout. Juris-M is a citation manager that distinguishes between the different jurisdictions and cites accordingly.

For any more information, contact the reference librarians at the Law Library.