Item Type for Amicus Brief

I am *not* a legal researcher, but would like to store a recent amicus curiae brief in Zotero. Any recommendations for simplest way to do this without a specialized plugin?
  • I usually store things like this as Report. Between title and type, I can get a correctly formatted citation for my purposes.
  • Do you mind sharing what info you put in each field to make the citation work? For example, since you mention the type field, what do you use that for?
  • It depends on what style you are using/how you want the citation to look. Can you give an example?
  • Example using APA:

    Example #2 — amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief.

    Reference

    Brief for Ringling Bros.-Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows, Inc. et al. as Amici Curiae Supporting Respondents, Mosely v. V Secret Catalogue, Inc, 537 U.S. 418 (2003) (no. 01-1015), 2002 WL 1987618.

    In-text citation

    Mosely v. V Secret Catalogue (2003) or (Mosely v. V Secret Catalogue, 2003)

    (example taken from http://libraryfaqs.cu-portland.edu/faq/171877)
  • edited 7 days ago
    I would enter this as:

    Title: Brief for Ringling Bros.-Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows, Inc. et al. as Amici Curiae Supporting Respondents, Mosely v. V Secret Catalogue, Inc, 537 U.S. 418

    Year: 2003

    Number: 01-1015

    Publisher or Archive/Archive Number: 2002 WL 1987618

    Short title: Mosely v. V Secret Catalogu
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