Last Updated: Aug 14, 2017     Views: 31

The citation doesn't need to include the name of the Supreme Court justice who actually wrote the official opinion of the court in the citation. The only time a specific Supreme Court justice needs to be noted in a citation is if that individual wrote a dissenting opinion or concurring opinion, agreeing with an official opinion, yet distinct from the official opinion.

For more citation help, see the Bibliographies & Citations Research Guide.

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