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Referencing - International Law: Nuremberg Tribunal

How do I reference a judgment of the Nuremberg Tribunal?

This guidance applies whether you found the judgment in print or online.

case name | date | (year) | volume | journal abbreviation | first page

Footnote and bibliography:
e.g. Judgment of the Nuremberg International Military Tribunal 1946 (1947) 41 AJIL 172

To pinpoint, follow the citation with a comma and the page number. To pinpoint several pages, insert a dash between the page numbers:
e.g. Judgment of the Nuremberg International Military Tribunal 1946 (1947) 41 AJIL 172, 175-177

Case name and date

  • Always give party names in italics
  • Separate adverse parties with an italic v
  • If multiple parties, name only the first claimant and the first defendant
  • If an individual, don't include forenames or initials
  • If available, include the judgment date (e.g. 1946).

Year

The year of publication is given in (round brackets).

Volume

Include the volume number, e.g. 41. Do not include the issue number, e.g. 41(1). 

Journal

Judgments of the Nuremberg Tribunal are published in the American Journal of International Law. This is available from the library's e-journals finder.

Journal abbreviation

  • Use the standard abbreviation for the American Journal of International Law - AJIL
  • No punctuation is needed - use AJIL, not A.J.I.L.