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APA 6th edition: In-Text Citations

This guide details basic information about properly formatting an APA-style paper and its accompanying references.

In-Text Citation without attribution in the body

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, wrote for the majority in a 5-to-4 decision, that “a prison that deprives prisoners of basic sustenance, including adequate medicalcare, is incompatible with the concept of human dignity and has no place in civilized society” (Liptak, 2011, p. 1).  

In-Text Citation with attribution in the body

Taxman and her colleagues Shephardson and Byrne (2004) added, “more than half of probationers today are convicted felons and these offenders have more criminogenic needs, as they may be gang members, sex offenders, or domestic violence offenders” (p.3). 

In-Text Citation: No Author or Corporate Author

The goal of community justice is to create and maintain a vital, healthy, safe and just community, which will serve to improve the quality of life for all citizens (American Parole and Probation Association, 2000).