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OSCOLA (Law) Referencing Guide

OSCOLA Law referencing guidance


This guide is aimed at providing quick guidance for referencing in OSCOLA for law students.

This guide is based on the Oxford Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA) 4th edition (2012).

For a LAW assignment, you must cite references in two places:

  • In the text of your work, using footnotes
  • In a list at the end of your work (a bibliography).

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