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Harvard Style Guide: Legal Cases (Law Reports)

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Legal Cases (Law Reports)

Reference: 'Name of party v. Name of party' (Year) Name of Court, case no. Database or website. DOI/Available at: URL (Accessed Day Month Year).

Example: 'Smith v. Health Services Executive' (2013) Irish High Court, case 360. Courts Service of Ireland. Available at: https://www.courts.ie/acc/alfresco/10111491-b200-4d11-b9d5-0e2f81957bb6/2013_IEHC_360_1.pdf/pdf#view=fitH (Accessed 26 October 2021).

In-Text-Citation:

  • 'Name of Party v Name of Party' (Year)

Example:

  • In the case of 'Smith v Heath Services Executive' (2013) …. 

 

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