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8.6.1 Mode of citation

(a) Year of decision

Cite cases from the United States as consistently as possible with the general rules in this guide but include the year at the end of the citation in round brackets following the court identifier.

Eg Dale v Boy Scouts of America 734 A 2d 1196 (NJ 1999) at 1200.

Eg Logan v Commissioner of Correction 9 A 3d 776 (Conn 2010).

(b) Jurisdiction

It is important that all citations to United States cases have sufficient information to enable the reader to determine whether the case was decided by a federal or a state court. The rules for citation of each are set out below.

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