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Turabian Citation Style Guide: Public Laws: U.S. Statutes at Large/U.S. Code

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Public Laws: U.S. Statutes at Large/U.S. Code

*Cite statutes in notes only.
*Cite U.S. Statutes, the U.S. Code, or both, by page or by section (§) respectively.
*Shortened form differs from the usual pattern.

N:   1. Uniting and Strengthening American by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT Act) Act of 2001, Public Law 107 –56. U.S. Statutes at Large 115 (2001): 279, http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/PLAW-107publ56/pdf/PLAW-107publ56.pdf (accessed March 1, 2010).

N (shortened form):  1. USA PATRIOT Act, 280.

N:  1. National Environmental Policy Act. Public Law 91-190. U.S. Statutes at Large 83 (1970): 853, codified at U.S. Code 42 (1982), § 4331 et seq., http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/42/usc_sec_42_00004331----000-.html (accessed March 1, 2010).

N (shortened form):  2. National Environmental Policy Act, § 4333.

P:  (National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, § 4331)

R:  National Environmental Policy Act of 1969. Public Law 91-109. U.S. Statutes at Large 83 (1970): 852. Codified at U.S. Code 42 (1994), § 4331 et seq. http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/42/usc_sec_42_00004331----000-.html (accessed March 1, 2010).

Legend

N: = Note

B: = Biblography

P: = In-text citations which are enclosed in parentheses.

R: = Reference List

 

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