Citation, Documentation of Sources

Q. If one wished to refer to a particular published article a number of times in one’s own writing, how would one abbreviate the title, since titles can be lengthy? For example, I see an article: “To Dissect or Not: Student Choice-in-Dissection Laws Ensure the Freedom to Choose,” published in volume 37, number 2, of the April 2008 edition of Journal of Law & Education, from the University of South Carolina. How would one concisely refer to said title?

A. The first few words should do it: “To Dissect or Not.”