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APA: Citing Florida Statutes: Explanation & Example

Most citation styles refer to The Blue Book for legal citation. APA is no exception.


Florida Statutes

If you are an AS: Paralegal/Legal Assisting student, use this page instead. 

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Florida Statutes

FLA. STAT. § 314.14(3) (2016)Image link for example from Florida Statutes.

In-text Citation

The Florida Statutes section 314.4(3) states a person “who willfully
to accept and sign a summons as provided in subsection
(2) commits a misdemeanor of the second degree.”

Other Florida Legal Style Questions:

ALWD Citation
Florida Style Manual 7th edition, Florida State University Law Review


How to Make the Section Symbol

Mac :   alt/option + 6 = §
Word:   alt 0167= §  or
  Alt 21 = §

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