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Mexican Legal Research

This is a brief guide to researching Mexican Law.

Citing to Mexican Law

For guidance in formatting U.S. citations to Mexican legal materials, consult The Bluebook, KF245 .U5 2015

  • Rule 20 provides general guidelines for citing foreign law.
  • Table 2.27 provides specific examples for citing different types of Mexican legal materials, including federal codes, statutes, legislative materials, and court decisions, as well as legal materials from the Mexican states.


Note that Table 2 of The Bluebook (covering foreign jurisdictions) is now free to access online.  A subscription is required to access other Bluebook content online.