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STATUTES/LAWS | RULE 12

Official Name of Statute/Law, Name of Official Reporter, Number or Paragraph of the Law (if any), Year (Abbreviated Name of Country).



Example of a law in México:

Ley General de Acceso de las Mujeres a una Vida Libre de Violencia, as amended,

Diario Oficial de la Federación, Jan. 20, 2009 (Mex.).

BOOKS | RULE 15

Name of Author, Title Page Number (Name of Editor or Publisher, Number of the Edition Year of the present Publication) (Year of the previous Publication if any).

Examples:

Francis A. Carey, Organic Chemistry 310 (Kent A. Patterson et al. eds., 6th ed. 2006).

Karl Marx & Frederich Engels, The Communist Manifesto, (Joseph Katz ed., Washington Square Press 1964) (1848).

ARTICLE or ESSAY or SHORTER WORKS in a Collection | RULE 15.5

Name of Author, Title of Article or Essay, in Title of Book Page where article begins, Cited Pages (Name of Editor or Publisher Number of the Edition Year of the present Publication).



Example:

Kay Deaux & Brenda Major, A Social-Psychological Model of Gender, in Theoretical Perspectives on Sexual Difference 89, 89 (Deborah L. Rhode ed., 1990).



ARTICLE IN A LEGAL PUBLICATION/ PERIODICAL MATERIAL | RULE 16

Name of Author, Title of Article in the Legal Publication or Volume, Volume Number Name of Publication Page where article begins, Cited Pages (Year of Article).



Example:

Charles A. Reich, The New Property, 73 Yale L.J. 733, 737-38 (1964).



ARTICLE IN A MAGAZINE | RULE 16

Name of Author, Title of Article, Volume (if any), Name of Magazine, Date of the Magazine, Page Number(s).



Examples:

Robert J. Samuelson, A Slow Fix for the Banks, Newsweek, Feb. 18, 1991, at 55.



La Comisión Nacional de los Derechos Humanos de México: Una evaluación crítica, 20 Human Rights Watch, no. 1(B), Feb. 2008, at 21-22.

ARTICLE IN A NEWSPAPER | RULE 16

Name of Author, Title of Article, Name of Newspaper, Date of Newspaper, Page Number(s).



Example:

Seth Mydans, Los Angeles Police Chief Removed for 60 Days in Inquiry on Beating, N.Y. Times, Apr. 5, 1991, at A1.



Example of Article found on the Internet but not in a Traditional Print:

Eric Posner, More on Section 7 of the Torture Convention, The Volokh Conspiracy (Jan. 29, 2009, 10:04 AM), http://www.volokh.com/posts/1233241458.shtml.



Example if Article is Printed but can easily be found on the Internet:

Emir Olivares Alonso, Estado e Iglesia culpabilizan a víctimas de feminicidio: OCNF, La Jornada, Mar. 7, 2009, disponible en http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2009/03/07/

index.php?section=sociedad&article=029n1soc.

INTERNATIONAL MATERIAL: TREATIES | RULE 21.4

· Note: when it is difficult to find the citation of the treaty, the name of the

treaty and other informaiton is sufficient for these purposes

Name of the Treaty Cited Article or Paragraph, Date when Signed, Citation of the Treaty.



Example of a Treaty between Two Parties:

Cuban-American Treaty, U.S.-Cuba, art. 1, Feb. 16–23, 1903, T.S. No. 418.



Examples of treaties between more than three countries (the parties may be included but are not necesary, especially when there are many):

North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S.-Can.-Mex., Dec. 17, 1992, 32 I.L.M. 289 (1993).

Organization of American States, American Convention on Human Rights, Nov. 22, 1969, O.A.S.T.S. No. 36, 144 U.N.T.S. 123.

INTERNATIONAL MATERIAL: TRIBUNAL or the INTERNATIONAL COURT of JUSTICE (I.C.J.) | RULE 21.5.1

Name of each Party (if any), Type of Document (for example Advisory Opinion or a Sentence or a Preliminary Exception, etc.), Volume Number Name of the Publication where the Decision can be found, Page Number or Case Number, Paragraph Number, Date.



Example of an I.C.J. case between parties:

Military and Paramilitary Activities in and Against Nicaragua (Nicar. v. U.S.), 1986 I.C.J. 14, 181 (June 27) (separate opinion of Judge Ago).



Example o fan Advisory Opinion:

Reservations to Convention on Prevention and Punishment of Crime of Genocide, Advisory Opinion, 1951 I.C.J. 15 (May 28).



The International Court of Justice substituted the Permanent Court of International Justice in 1946. Example of a P.C.I.J. case between parties:

Diversion of Water from Meuse (Neth. v. Belg.), 1937 P.C.I.J. (ser. A/B No. 70, en 7 (June 28).



Example of Court Rules:

Revised Rules of the Court, 1926 P.C.I.J. (ser. D) No. 1, at 33.



Example of I.C.J. material that has not been published:

Maritime Delimitation in Black Sea (Rom. v. Ukr.), Judgment, ¶ 5 (Feb. 23, 2009), available at http://www.icj-cij.org/docket/files/132/14987.pdf.



INTERNATIONAL MATERIAL: EUROPEAN UNION COURTS | RULE 21.5.2

Case Number, Name of the Parties, Citation to the Official Reporter of the Court, including the Year of the Decision.



Example:

Case 58/69, Elz v. Commission, 16 E.C.R. 507 (1970).



INTERNATIONAL MATERIAL: TRIBUNAL O EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS | RULE 21.5.3

Case Name, Volume Number, Citation to the Official Reporter of the Court, Page Number(s) and Year.



Example:

Kampanis v. Greece, 318 Eur. Ct. H.R. 29, 35 (1995).



INTERNATIONAL MATERIAL: Inter-americana COMMISSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS | RULE 21.5.4

Case Name, Case Number, Volume Number, Number of Reporter, including the Year of the Decision, Series and Docket Number, Paragraph Number(s), Year of the Official Reporter.



Example:

Tortrino v. Argentina, Case 11.597, Inter-Am. Comm’n H.R. Report No. 7/98, OEA/Ser.L./V/II.98, doc. 7 rev. ¶ 15 (1997).



INTERNATIONAL MATERIAL: INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS | RULE 21.5.5

Case Number, Volume Number, Series, Case Number, Page Number(s) and Date.



Example of an Advisory Opinion:

Restrictions to the Death Penalty (Arts. 4(2) and 4(4) American Convention of Human Rights), Advisory Opinion OC-3/83, Inter-Am. Ct. H.R. (ser. A) No. 3, ¶

70 (Sept. 8, 1983).

Example of a Contentious Case:

Baldeon-Garcia v. Perú, Merits, Reparations y Costs, Judgment, Inter-Am. Ct. H.R.

(ser. C) No. 147, ¶ 169 (April 6, 2006).

INTERNATIONAL MATERIAL: internaTional CRIMINAL TRIBUNALS | RULE 21.5.7

Case Name, Case Number, Type of Decision, Paragraph No. and Date.



Example:

Prosecutor v. Tadic, Case No. IT-94-1-I, Decision on Defence Motion for Interlocutory Appeal on Jurisdiction, ¶ 70 (Int’l Crim. Trib. for the former Yugoslavia Oct. 2, 1995).



INTERNATIONAL MATERIAL: UNITED NATIONS (U.N.) | RULE 21.7.2

Example of a Resolution known by a Popular Name:

Universal Declaration of Human Rights art. 6, G.A. Res. 217 (III) A, U.N. Doc. A/RES/217(III) (Dec. 10, 1948).



Example of a U.N. Report:

Special Rapporteur on the Expulsion of Aliens, Fourth Rep. on the Expulsion of Aliens, Int’l Law Comm’n, U.N. Doc. A/CN.4/594 (Mar. 24, 2008) (by Maurice Kamto).


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