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AGLC4 referencing style: Journal Articles

This guide provides basic information on formatting references according to the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (4th ed.)

Journal Articles

Journal Articles

Material Type

(AGLC Rule)

Footnote Example

 Bibliography Example

Journal Article: One author, no issue number

(Rules 5.1 and 5.10)

Augusto Zimmerman, ‘How Brazilian Judges Undermine the Rule of Law.  A Critical Appraisal’ (2008) 11 International Trade and Business Law Review 179, 184.

Zimmerman, Augusto, ‘How Brazilian Judges Undermine the Rule of Law.  A Critical Appraisal’ (2008) 11 International Trade and Business Law Review 179

Journal Article: Two authors, issue number, with pinpoint   

(Rules 5.1, 5.4 and 5.7)

Simon Young and Sarah Murray, 'An Elegant Convergence? The Constitutional Entrenchment of Jurisdictional Error Review in Australia' (2011) 11(2) Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal 117, 118.

Young, Simon and Sarah Murray, 'An Elegant Convergence? The Constitutional  Entrenchment of Jurisdictional Error Review in Australia' (2011) 11(2) Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal 117

Journal Article: No author, no issue number

(Rules 5.1 and 5.10)

Note, 'Live Free and Nullify: Against Purging Capital Juries of Death Penalty Opponents' (2014) 127 Harvard Law Review 2092. 

Note: If the article is unsigned, the type of article, such as Note or Comment, should appear in place of the authors name. 

Note, 'Live Free and Nullify: Against Purging Capital Juries of Death Penalty Opponents' (2014) 127 Harvard Law Review 2092 

Journal Article: Online journal, more than three authors, issue number with pinpoint

(Rules 5.1, 5.4 and 5.10)

1 William Brown, 'Limitations of Code in Contracts: What we can Learn from the Plain English Movement' (2019) 9(1) Victoria University Law and Justice Journal 57-72, 68. 

Note: Online journal articles should, as far as possible be cited in the same way was articles in printed journals.

Brown, William, 'Limitations of Code in Contracts: What we can Learn from the Plain English Movement' (2019) 9(1) Victoria University Law and Justice Journal 57

Journal Article: Forthcoming

(Rule 5.11)

1  Kit Baker and Katelyn Lamont, 'Misfeasance in Public Office: Raw Statistics from the Australian Front Line' (2021) 43(3) Sydney Law Review (forthcoming).

Note: For forthcoming articles the starting page should be replaced with '(forthcoming)'. For articles available as an advance the starting page should be replaced with '(advance)'.

Baker, Kit and Katelyn Lamont, 'Misfeasance in Public Office: Raw Statistics from the Australian Front Line' (2021) 43(3) Sydney Law Review (forthcoming)

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