B10.1.3 (p. 13): Bluepages explanation for court and year of decision.
BT2.1 (p. 30): Federal Court style guide.
Rule 10.4 (p. 104): Rules for Court and Jurisdiction.
Rule 10.5 (p. 106): Rules for Date and Year.
T1.3 (p. 248): Abbreviations for courts in the United States and District of Columbia.
According to the Bluebook:
"...case citations should indicate parenthetically the deciding court followed by the year of the decision..."
This will immediately follow the page number. The rules for citing the court and year are fairly simple, but do include some exceptions.
You must indicate both the state name and name of the court, except:
The correct abbreviations for the state and court can be found in T1.
The date should reflect the date the case was decided, not the date the case was heard. It depends upon where the case was published as to what date information is provided:
Elon Law Library has a number of videos that will guide you through the different court citations and the date of the decision. Please watch these videos to better familiarize yourself with the various types of court citations.