Citation Style

The School of Law has adopted the OSCOLA Ireland method of legal citation as the School style of legal citation, in default of written agreement to the contrary. OSCOLA Ireland, by kind permission, is based on the Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA). OSCOLA is edited by the Oxford Law Faculty, in consultation with the OSCOLA Editorial Advisory Board.

Please refer to the following sources;

  1. OSCOLA Ireland 2nd Edition 2016
  2. OSCOLA Ireland Quick Ref. 2016
  4. (for further queries, please see this on-line resource.)
  5. For a fuller instruction on the OSCOLA Ireland method of legal citation please refer to the following legal text book: “How to think, Write and Cite: Key Skills for Irish Law Students” (2nd ed) by Jennifer Schweppe, Rónán Kennedy, Elaine Fahey and Lawrence Donnelly, published by Thomson Reuters (Professional) Ireland Limited in 2016. See  NUI Galway library catalogue at 808.06634 HOW or buy from Round Hall.

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