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Where to find book for legal research?

Books in our libraries are shelved by the Library of Congress classification system. In Morris Library, books with call numbers starting with the letter K are located in the lower level of the library.  Legal materials pertaining to education can be found between the KF4110 - KF4270 call number range. 

Common call numbers for legal research are:

K: Law in general. Comparative and uniform law.
Jurisprudence

KB: Religious law in general. Comparative religious law.
Jurisprudence

KBM: Jewish law

KBP: Islamic law

KBR: History of canon law

KBU: Law of the Roman Catholic Church. The Holy See

KD-KDK: United Kingdom and Ireland

KDZ:  America. North America

KE:  Canada

KF: United States  

KG: Latin America - Mexico and Central America West
Indies. Caribbean area

KH: South America

KJ-KKZ: Europe

KL-KWX: Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and Antarctica

KZ: Law of nations


Library of Congress Classification - Law (K)

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