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Legal Abbreviations

Outlines the basic structure of legal citations, including cases law, statutes, and administrative rules and regulations.

U.S. Supreme Court

Court

Abbrev.

United States
Supreme Court    

U.S.
 

U.S. Courts of Appeals

Court

Abbrev.

First Circuit

1st Cir.

Second Circuit

2d Cir.

Third Circuit

3d Cir.

Fourth Circuit

4th Cir.

Fifth Circuit

5th Cir.

Sixth Circuit

6th Cir.

Seventh Circuit

7th Cir.

Eighth Circuit

8th Cir.

Ninth Circuit

9th Cir.

Tenth Circuit

10th Cir.

Eleventh Circuit    

11th Cir.

D.C. Circuit

D.C. Cir.

Federal Circuit

Fed. Cir.

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