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Law: Citation & Legal Writing

A start guide to legal research in the C J Koh Law Library

Legal Abbreviations

Identify legal abbreviations using these online and print sources:

Citation Manuals/Style Guides

In order to enable researchers to locate sources referred to in your written work, it is important to ensure that these sources are cited correctly. Law style/legal citation guides provide instructions and examples on how to create footnotes and bibliographies.

*Guides more suited for use in citing current, Singapore legal materials.

      *Style guide for the Singapore Law Reports (2021 edition)
      Also known as the SLR Style Guide 2021. By Academy Publishing.

Guides to Legal Citation

Guides providing instructions on the use of the citation manuals listed above:

Legal Writing

Suggested books on legal writing and the correct use of language for legal documents:

(* indicates local resources)

Research Librarian

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Su-Lin Lee
C J Koh Law Library
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