Suggested Practices for Citing Internet Materials
The internet is a constantly changing and evolving space. Citing materials or links online is a tricky proposition, as URLs change, sites go offline and content is altered.
- If a website is cited, a permanent copy should be downloaded and added as an attachment to the Judiciary’s Case Management/Electronic Case Files System
- Avoid using hyperlinks that lead directly to commercial vendors, so that there is no appearance of endorsement or preferential treatment
- Keep in mind that some litigants, such as pro se, may not have access to a computer