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The standard of referencing which we use for Law assignments is the Oxford Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA, 4th edn, 2010).

These pages are a very brief summary of the OSCOLA system for the types of references which you will be most frequently using. If you are using other materials then please check the full OSCOLA document, downloaded from the link below.


There are a number of useful websites to help you understand and manage citing and referencing. You may want to explore some of these.