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APA Style Citation Examples: Gov't/legal

Cases

REFERENCE

(For more examples look on pages 217-219 of the 6th edition)

[ APA Citing Example – United States Supreme Court Decision  ]

   IN TEXT 

   (Mireles v. Waco, 1991).

REFERENCE

(For more examples look on pages 217-219 in the 6th edition)

[ APA Citing Example – State Court Case ]

     IN TEXT 

     (Ocello v. Koster, 2011).

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Laws

REFERENCE

(For more examples look on pages 221-223 in 6th edition)

[ APA Citing Example - US Congressional: Public Law ]

  IN TEXT 

  (No child left behind act of 2001, 2002).

REFERENCE

(For more examples look on pages 221-223 in 6th edition)

[ APA Citing Example – US Federal Statute ]

    IN TEXT 

    (Health care and education reconciliation act of 2010, 2010).

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Government publications

REFERENCE

(For more examples look on pages 221-223 in 6th edition)

[ APA Citing Example - Federal Government Agency Publication ]

  IN TEXT 

  (U.S. Department of Labor, 2015, para. 5).

REFERENCE

(For more examples look on pages 221-223 in 6th edition)

[ Example ]

Missouri Division of Tourism. (2015). Annual report. Retrieved from https://industry.visitmo.com/Portals/1/Research/MarketingPlan_AnnualReport/Missouri%

        20Division%20of%20Tourism%20Annual%20Report%20FY15.pdf

 IN TEXT 

(Missouri Division of Tourism, 2015, p. 4).

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Note

Consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed., for more examples of References to Legal Materials (page 216-224, beginning with section A7.01)

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