Legal Citations – What is Uniform Legal Citation?

There are many different guides to citing documents, such as:

The legal field has its own system of uniform citation as well. Its aim is both consistency and efficiency.

The most widely-adopted rules and guidelines for legal citation in Canada are those outlined in the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, 8th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2014), more commonly known as the McGill Guide. Don't leave home without it!