List of common legal abbreviations

Copyright, meaning someone claims ownership of the text, book, music, software, etc. ()
Registered Trademark (typically a word or phrase identifying a company or product. Ex: Coca Cola ()
Atlantic Reporter (A.)
Atlantic Reporter, 2nd Series (A.2d)
Alabama Administrative Code (unofficial text (Ala. Admin. Code)
Code of Alabama 1975 (unofficial text (Ala. Code)
Alaska Administrative Code (unofficial text (Alaska Admin. Code)
Alaska Statutes (unofficial text (Alaska Stat.)
All England Law Reports (All ER)
American Law Reports (A.L.R.)
American Law Reports, 2nd Series (A.L.R.2d)
American Law Reports, 3rd Series (A.L.R.3d)
American Law Reports, 4th Series (A.L.R.4th)
American Law Reports, 5th Series (A.L.R.5th)
American Law Reports, 6th Series (A.L.R.6th)
American Law Reports, Federal (A.L.R. Fed.)
American Jurisprudence (Am. Jur.)
American Jurisprudence, 2nd Series (Am. Jur. 2d.)
Arizona Administrative Code (unofficial text (Ariz. Admin. Code)
Arizona Administrative Register (unofficial text (Ariz. Admin. Reg.)
Arizona Revised Statutes (unofficial text (Ariz. Rev. Stat.)
Arkansas Code (unofficial text (Ark. Code)
Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (B.A.P.)
Bona fide purchaser (BFP)
Chapter (c.)
Chapters (cc.)
Class Action (CA)
Case Book (CB)
Commerce Clause (CC)
Counter-Claim (C-C)
Collateral Estoppel (CE)
Common Law (CL)
Contributory Negligence (CNeg)
Court of Appeals (COA)
Constitution (Cx)
Cross-Claim (Cx-C)
Constitutional (Cxl)
California Code (unofficial text? (Cal. Code)
California Code of Regulations (see: CCR below (Cal. Code Reg.)
California Code of Regulations (official text? (source: Thomson/West) (CCR)
Coming into force (CIF)
Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.)
Corpus Juris Secundum (CJS)
Congressional Record (Cong. Rec.)
the United States Court of Federal Claims Reporter (Ct. Cl.)
Defendant (? (Greek letter Delta)
Employer (ER)
Employee (EE)
Latin for "and others". (et al.)
Federal Reporter (F.)
Federal Reporter, 2nd Series (F.2d)
Federal Reporter, 3rd Series (F.3d)
Federal Register (see Federal Register for full text from 1994 to date) (Fed. Reg. (sometimes FR)
Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure (Fed. R. Bankr. P.)
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (Fed. R. Civ. P. (sometimes FRCP)
Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure (Fed. R. Crim. P.)
Federal Rules of Evidence (Fed. R. Evid. (sometimes FRE)
Federal Supplement (F.Supp.)
Federal Supplement, 2nd Series (F.Supp.2d)
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)
Holder in due course (HDC)
International Legal Materials (I.L.M.)
Internal Revenue Bulletin (from July 2003 to date (IRB)
Internal Revenue Code (IRC)
International Standards Lawyer Number (ISLN)
Judge (J)
Judgment as a Matter of Law (JMOL)
Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict (JNOV)
Contract (K)
Letter of credit (L/C)
Limited liability company (LLC)
Limited liability partnership (LLP)
North Eastern Reporter (N.E.)
North Eastern Reporter, 2nd Series (N.E.2d)
North Western Reporter (N.W.)
North Western Reporter, 2nd Series (N.W.2d)
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Plaintiff (? (Greek letter Pi)
Pacific Reporter (P.)
Pacific Reporter, 2nd Series (P.2d)
Pacific Reporter, 3rd Series (P.3d)
Page (p.)
Pages (pp.)
Public Law (PL)
Public Law (Pub.L.)
Real Estate (R.E. or R/E)
Revenue Procedure (published in IRB (Rev. Proc.)
Revenue Ruling (published in IRB (Rev. Rul.)
Section (s. or )
Sections (ss. or )
Supreme Court Reports (Supreme Court of Canada) (S.C.R. (or SCR)
Supreme Court Reporter (Supreme Court of the United States (S.Ct.)
South Eastern Reporter (S.E.)
South Eastern Reporter, 2nd Series (S.E.2d)
Statutory Instruments (SI)
Summary judgment (S/J)
Subject Matter Jurisdiction (SMJ)
Southern Reporter (So.)
Southern Reporter, 2nd Series (So.2d)
Statute of Limitations (SOL)
Statutory Orders and Regulations (SOR)
United States Statutes at Large (See United States Code (Stat.)
South Western Reporter (S.W.)
South Western Reporter, 2nd Series (S.W.2d)
South Western Reporter, 3rd Series (S.W.3d)
Treasury Decision (T.D.)
Trademark (such as a word or phrase identifying a company or product (TM)
Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
Uniform Code Of Military Justice (Laws of the U.S. military (UCMJ)
Uniform Probate Code (UPC)
United States Reports (beginning with v. 502 (1991) (U.S.)
United States Code Annotated (USCA)
United States Code Congressional and Administrative News (USCCAN)
United States Code Service (USCS)
United States Treaties and Other International Agreements (See Treaty series. (UST)
World Trade Organization (WTO)
West Virginia Code (W. Va. Code)