Law-intensive Emond titles follow the McGill Law Journal’s Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, 8th edition [McGill] reference system. Titles in the social sciences use APA. Emond’s house style follows the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, 2nd edition for spellings, abbreviations, and hyphenation.
Queen’s university has a clear and comprehensive explanation of the elements of legal citation. The guide discusses the elements of a case citation, neutral citations versus non-neutral citations, and how to cite statutes and regulations, among other things.
Used in College and Practice/Professional titles.
Most casebooks don’t use footnotes; McGill-style references are incorporated into the text.
Most cases and legislation are freely available on CanLII and include the title, citation, and full text.