The most commonly used location reference is a case's location in a reporter. There are four parts to location portion of a citation:
For example, a case published in the Southwestern Reporter would have the format:
[3 S.W.2d 455, 465]
Rule 10.3.2 gives the rules for citing a reporter.
Some jurisdictions use the court's geographic location as the location cite. This is known as a Public Domain cite, and generally consists of:
Rule 10.3.3 outlines how to cite a public domain case. If a citation is available for the case in a regional reporter, this must be placed before the public domain cite.
Handy reference to ensure your case location is cited correctly: