Legal Abbreviations are a short-hand way of citing and identifying legal publications and courts.
The Deakin Library Legal Abbreviations Resource Guide is a select list of the most commonly used Law Reports, Journal Titles and Medium Neutral Citations with their abbreviations and a hyperlink to the Deakin Library Catalogue or the relevant website.
Click on the letter in the left navigation menu to browse to the relevant abbreviation.
These other resources will assist you in deciphering less frequently used legal abbreviations:
Correct referencing is required while you are researching law and completing law assignments. Deakin University, School of Law requires that you comply with the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (4th edition, 2018) when citing references. This guide is available in the library and online.
Australian Guide to Legal Citation, 4th edition.
A free downloadable PDF format of the complete AGLC4 is available on the Melbourne University Law Review website. The AGLC4 is the required referencing style for all law units.
Deakin University: AGLC4 referencing guide
Deakin University Study Skills guide to the AGLC4.