Q. How do I cite a federal statute or law in the APA style?
APA defers to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, a popular legal citation style, when citing legal material.
The basic format for the References list citation from the official United States Code is:
Name of Act, Volume Source § section number (Year).
View the format and example of a Reference and companion in-text citation below:
For more information about citing legal materials, consult the legal materials page in the APA Guide.