Research Topic Rules

Apr 7, 2018

Research Topic Rules

While writing a research paper on a particular topic you would come across a lot of cases statutes legislations lot of view articles and the likewise for each of these sources we have a particular set of rules to be followed while citing these sources there are a lot of forms of citations such as the Oxford Emily Howard AAS a APA etc for primary sources of case law online you can access the major law report series for the Supreme Court of India and for subsidiary and regional courts bar databases that requires subscriptions or few of some free websites some of the examples for these are SEC online Mahapatra lexis library LLM C digital law library judgements India Supreme Court and high court’s case tatters Li of India Supreme Court cases advocate coach and Indian canoe most of these websites are free resources where you can drill down by party name ear caught name and access the judgments Indian cases are cited by the party names followed by the year of reporter volume number the reporter abbreviation. Find out how to cope with those rules on Edusson.

First page last page for example SR boom I versus Union of India 1994 three SCC one comma 12 there are different reporters to find decisions of Supreme Court of India high courts of India code of judicial Commissioner or subtle divani a Dalits make sure you indicate the jurisdiction of the court in brackets after the reporter abbreviation as there are different series for the each state or region for example 1991 20 a I our bracket m8te 83 period you can also add India and bracket if it is not evident from the context some of the examples of databases abbreviations are AI R which stands for all India reporter SCR a chance for Supreme Court reports SEC goes with Supreme Court cases JT stands for judgments today CR LG stands for criminal law journal moving ahead now we would learn how do you cite the Indian Constitution cite the Constitution by title which is Constitution of India comma 1950 and parentheses followed by a RT period which stands for article and the article reference alternatively there is also a shorter version.

Or you could say an unofficial version of citing the Indian Constitution which stands as India Co NS t period 1950 in parentheses a RT period 325 period while we cite the statutes you would start citing it by writing the name of the Act the Act number Acts of Parliament the year of volume and write India in parentheses if it is not evident from the context the example would be flashing right on your screen moving ahead we will now talk about citing the internet sources this would include citing any content or any Optive websites or articles published on the internet please note that when an authenticated efficient or exact copy of the source is available online citation can be made as if to the original print source without any URL information appended we start citing the internet source by writing the name of the author name of the article institutional owner of the domain followed by month date year time comma URL period if the date and time is available on the article published.