User:Rhsimard/Templates/Cite court new/doc

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Usage[edit]

Copy a blank version to use. All fields must be lowercase. At this point, all fields are optional; however, this is subject to change as the template matures.

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{{cite court |litigants= |presiding= |vol= |reporter= |opinion= |pinpoint= |court= |date= |url= |quote=}}
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Examples[edit]

  • {{User:Rhsimard/Templates/Cite court new |litigants=Parker v. D.C. |vol=478 |reporter=F.3d |opinion=370 |pinpoint=401 |court=D.C. Cir. |date=2007 |url=http://pacer.cadc.uscourts.gov/docs/common/opinions/200703/04-7041a.pdf |quote=As such, we hold it unconstitutional.}}
  • Parker v. D.C., 478 F.3d 370, 401 (D.C. Cir. 2007) (“As such, we hold it unconstitutional.”). Text
  • {{User:Rhsimard/Templates/Cite court new |litigants=Righthaven LLC vs. Democratic Underground LLC|date=2011-06=14 |presiding=Roger L. Hunt, Chief United States District Judge|court=United States District Court, District of Nevada|url=https://www.eff.org/files/filenode/righthaven_v_dem/order6-14-11.pdf|quote=Making this failure more egregious, not only did Righthaven fail to identify Stephens Media as an interested party in this suit, the Court believes that Righthaven failed to disclose Stephens Media as an interested party in any of its approximately 200 cases filed in thiŝ District.}}
  • Righthaven LLC vs. Democratic Underground LLC, Roger L. Hunt, Chief United States District Judge (United States District Court, District of Nevada 2011-06=14) (“Making this failure more egregious, not only did Righthaven fail to identify Stephens Media as an interested party in this suit, the Court believes that Righthaven failed to disclose Stephens Media as an interested party in any of its approximately 200 cases filed in thiŝ District.”). Text


Description of fields[edit]

All fields are optional!

litigants 
List of litigants, such as "Miranda v. Arizona". If a Wikipedia article using this exact string exists, a link will automatically be created. Alternately, if an article exists but another name is desired for display, a wikilink may be specified; i.e., "[[Case article|This v. That]]". Note: This should likely not be optional.
presiding 
The judge or authority issuing the ruling.
vol 
Volume of the reporter.
reporter 
The abbreviated term for whatever reporter is being referenced; i.e., "U.S." for the U.S. Supreme Court's "United States Reports".
opinion 
The opinion number, often the page number for the case.
pinpoint 
Identifies a specific part of a decision, typically by page or paragraph number.
court 
The court being cited, such as "3d Cir." or "M.D. Ala." In order for court to appear, date must be specified. Note: This field also should likely not be optional.
date 
The year or date in which the court rendered its decision.
url 
A web site or other online article with information on the case. For example, for a U.S. Supreme Court case, the URL to FindLaw is http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/getcase.pl?navby=CASE&court=US&vol={{{vol}}}&page={{{page}}}