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WTO/GATT Research: Citing official U.S. sources

This guide presents the essential sources for researching the former GATT and the current system under the Uruguay Round agreements and the World Trade Organization. NOTE: Main tabs list general sources that might not be repeated in the dropdown tabs.

Official U.S. sources

The examples in Bluebook, 20th ed., Rule 21.11(d) (which incorporates by reference Rule 21.4.5) and the suggested official citations below do not include any U.S. treaty sources because the U.S. did not ratify the Uruguay Round agreements as treaties, but instead implemented them through legislation and administrative action.  ‚Äč

For citation to the Bluebook-preferred official U.N.T.S. and unofficial I.L.M., as well as additional sources, see Citing the WTO Agreements