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Legal Citation

Main citation rules of the Bluebook, the European Journal of International Law, and Oscola


J.E.S. Fawcett, The Application of the European Convention on Human Rights (1969), at 58-64.

If there are more than three authors, only the first author should be cited, followed by “et al.”

Articles in Books

Buquicchio-De Boer, ´Children and the European Convention on Human Rights', in F. Matscher et H. Petzold (eds), Protecting Human Rights : the European Dimension (1988) 73, at 84.

Journal Articles

Sullivan, ´NGO influence on the human rights performance of companies´, 24 Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights (NQHR) (2006) 405, at 432.

The volume number should precede the title of the periodical. The author’s initials should not be cited unless there are several authors of the same last name.


K. Van der Ploeg, ´Collective Non-State Entities in International Law´ (2018) (PhD thesis on file at the Graduate Institute, Geneva).