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Bibliography

Rule
Author (inverted), Title (Publication Details)

Single author bibliography (Rule 1.13)

Shaw, Malcolm N, International Law (Cambridge University Press, 7th ed, 2014)

Multiple author bibliography 

Edelman, James and Elise Bant, Unjust Enrichment (Hart Publishing, 2nd ed, 2016) 

Footnotes - single author with pinpoint (Rule 6)

Rule
Author, Title (Publication Details) Pinpoint

Julia Hörnle, Cross-border Internet Dispute Resolution (Cambridge University Press, 2009) 314.

Note: If the reference is to an entire argument or proposition within the source being used, the pinpoint is not necessary

Footnotes - multiple author (Rule 4.1.2)

2 James Edelman and Elise Bant, Unjust Enrichment (Hart Publishing, 2nd ed, 2016) 58.

3 Paul Rishworth et al, The New Zealand Bill of Rights (Oxford University Press, 2003) 27.

Footnotes - multiple sources  (Rule 1.1.3)

            Muschinski v Dodds (1985) 160 CLR 583; Baumgartner v Baumgartner (1987) 164 CLR 137

Separate the sources by a semicolon.  When citing additional sources with a different inroductory signal (see Rule 1.2) a new sentence (and not a semicolon) is used.

Notes

Print books and ebooks are cited in the same way. See Rules 1.13 and 6.

The details which must be included in the footnote are:

  • Author(s) - Give the first name(s) and family name(s) if known. If first name(s) not known, use initials. If there are more than three authors, use the name of the first author followed by 'et al' (meaning 'and others').
  • Title - Put in italics. Capitalise the first letter of each word in the title except articles ('the', 'a', 'an'), conjunctions (e.g. 'and', 'but', etc.) and prepositions (e.g. 'on', 'with', etc.).
  • Publisher - Include the publisher's name (inside round brackets with edition number and year of publication). Do not include the place of publication.
  • Edition number - Include, inside the round brackets, the edition number, but only if it is not the first edition.
  • Year of publication - Include inside the round brackets.
  • Pinpoint - Put particular page and/or paragraph [in square brackets] or chapter (abbreviated as 'ch') as appropriate.

Edited book

Bibliography (Rules 1.13 and 6)

Rule
Editor (inverted) (ed), Title (Publication Details)

Birks, Peter (ed), New Perspectives in the Roman Law of Property: Essays for Barry Nicholas (Clarendon Press, 1989)

Footnotes (Rules 4.1.3 and 6)

6 Christopher T Marsden (ed), Regulating the Global Information Society (Routledge, 2000).

.

8 Marsden (ed) (n 6).

Notes

See Rule 6.6 in the Australian Guide to Legal Citation 4th Edition.

The details which must be included in the footnote are:

  • Author(s) - Give the first name(s) and family name(s) if known. If first name(s) not known, use initials. If there are more than three authors, identify only the first one and then put 'et al' (meaning 'and others'). If it is an edited book, put 'ed' or 'eds' in round brackets after the name(s).
  • Title - Put in italics. Capitalise the first letter of each word in the title except articles ('the', 'a', 'an'), conjunctions (e.g. 'and', 'but', etc.) and prepositions (e.g. 'on', 'with', etc.).
  • Publisher - Include the publisher's name (inside round brackets with edition number and year of publication). Do not include the place of publication.
  • Edition number - Include, inside the round brackets, the edition number, but only if it is not the first edition.
  • Year of publication - Include inside the round brackets.
  • Pinpoint - Put particular page and/or paragraph [in square brackets] or chapter (abbreviated as 'ch') as appropriate.

Chapter in an edited book

Bibliography (Rule 1.13 and 6.6)

Rule
Chapter Author (inverted), 'Chapter Title' in Editor (ed), Title (Publication Details), Starting Page

Zifcak, Spencer, 'The Responsibility to Protect' in Malcolm D Evans (ed), International Law (Oxford University Press, 3rd ed, 2010) 504.

Footnotes

Rule
Chapter Author, 'Chapter Title' in Editor (ed), Title (Publication Details), Starting Page, Pinpoint.

Spencer Zifcak, 'The Responsibility to Protect' in Malcolm D Evans (ed), International Law (Oxford University Press, 3rd ed, 2010) 504, 507.

Notes

See Rules 1.13 and 6.6.1 in the Australian Guide to Legal Citation 4th Edition.

The details which must be included in the footnote are:

  • Author(s) of the chapter  - Give the first name(s) and family name(s) if known. If first name(s) not known, use initials. If there are more than three authors, identify only the first one and then put 'et al' (meaning 'and others').
  • Title of the chapter - Put in single quotation marks. Capitalise the first letter of each word in the title except articles ('the', 'a', 'an'), conjunctions (e.g. 'and', 'but', etc.) and prepositions (e.g. 'on', 'with', etc.).
  • Editor(s) of the book - Give the first name(s) and family name(s) if known. Put 'ed' or 'eds' in round brackets after the name(s).
  • Publisher - Include the publisher's name (inside round brackets with edition number and year of publication). Do not include the place of publication.
  • Edition number - Include, inside the round brackets, the edition number, but only if it is not the first edition.
  • Year of publication - Include inside the round brackets.
  • Page numbers for the chapter.
  • Pinpoint - Put particular page and/or paragraph [in square brackets] or chapter (abbreviated as 'ch') as appropriate.
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