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Referencing

Newspapers

Rule 6.5:   Author Name, Article/Image Title, Newspaper Title  (Place of Publication), Date, Page Number
If you obtain the article from the internet edition of the newspaper, include the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) in lieu of the page number.

Example:
Ashley Midalia, ‘Jury Fails Again to Reach Verdict’, The Australian Financial Review (Sydney), 19 December 2007, 3.

Electronic Newspapers

Rule 6.5.3: Author's first name Surname, Article/Item Title. Newspaper Title (online), Full date, URL.
Only cite as a web page if the information has not been published in print format

Use the date of last update if available, otherwise use the date of creation. If the author's name and the website name are the same, do not include the website name.

Example:
Patrick Chappette, ‘Free at Last?’ I? The New York Times (online),  23 June 2016  <https://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/23/opinion/chappatte-on-brexit-free-at-last.html>

Treaties and International Materials

Rule 7:  Format: Number Treaty Title, Parties, opened for signature / signed Day Month Year, Treaty Series (entered into force Day Month Year) Pinpoint.

Treaties can be given a short title (in brackets) after the initial citation and be referred to by the short title e.g. the Rome Statute.

Examples:
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, opened for signature 16 December 1966, 993 UNTS 3 (entered into force 3 January 1976)

International Agreement on the Scheldt, Belgium-France-Netherlands, signed 3 December 2002, 2351 UNTS 13 (entered into force 1 December 2005) art 3(1)(a)

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, opened for signature 17 July 1998, 2187 UNTS 3 (entered into force 1 July 2002) (Rome Statute)

Secondary Citation

Rule 1.3: Always attempt to read the original source when using a quote or argument cited in another author’s work. Sometimes, this is not possible, particularly at undergraduate level.

In this case, use either quoting, quoted in, citing or cited in as outlined in the rules in AGLC3 rule 1.3. Only cite the source that you have accessed in the bibliography, not the secondary citation.

Footnote:
27 Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Co [1893] 1 QB 256 quoted in Jeannie Paterson, Andrew Robertson and Peter Heffey, Contract: Cases and Materials (Lawbook, 10th ed, 2005) 46.

Bibliography:
Paterson, Jeannie, Andrew Robertson and Peter Heffey, Contract: Cases and Materials (Lawbook, 10th ed, 2005)

Logos/Core Curriculum: Notes for Law Students