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APA Citation Style: Legal Citation

APA Citation Format (Commonly used for psychology and other social science papers)


Case title or name, U.S. Reports citation, year of decision, and Internet address.

Fullilove v. Klutznick, 448 U.S. 448 (1980) [Online] Retrieved from

(For more information, please refer to the Publication of the American Psychological Association pp. 357-361.)


Act or Section Name, Abbreviated Citation et seq. (Edition year of the Code) Retrieved date from LexisNexis Academic database.

Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act, 20 U.S.C. §2301 et seq. (2006). Retrieved 13 February 2010 from LexisNexis Academic database.

(Note:from LexisNexis)