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Legal Citation

Learn more about how to cite Canadian legal materials using the rules of the McGill Law Journal's "Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation"

Legal citations practice exercises

The following activities use questions and examples to introduce the McGill Guide (9th ed.) reference format for common types of legal resources. Please follow the instructions in these brief exercises to check your understanding of McGill Guide (9th ed.) formatting and to learn more about references to cases and laws.

Matching references to legal resource types

What's wrong with this reference to a case?

What's wrong with this reference to a law?