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APA Style Examples: Gov't/legal

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Cases

REFERENCE

(For more examples begin on page 357 of the 7th edition)

[ APA Citing Example – United States Supreme Court Decision  ]

 

   IN TEXT 

   (Mireles v. Waco, 1991).

REFERENCE

(For more examples, see pp. 360-361 in the 7th edition)

[ APA Citing Example – State Court Case ]

 

     IN TEXT 

     (Ocello v. Koster, 2011).

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Laws

REFERENCE

(For more examples, see pp.361-363 in 7th edition)

[ APA Citing Example - US Congressional: Public Law ]

 

  IN TEXT 

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

REFERENCE

(For more examples, see pp. 361-363 in 7th 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

 

[ APA Citing Example – Federal Government Publication ]

 

  IN TEXT 

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

REFERENCE

[ APA Citing Example – State Government Publication ]

 

Missouri Division of Tourism. (2015). Annual report. 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, 7th ed. for more examples of References to Legal Materials (Chapter 11, beginning page 355)

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