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K - Law

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K Law (General).
KD United Kingdom and Ireland.
KE Canada.
KF United States.
KG Central America, Carribbean.
KH South America.
KJ Europe.

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Detailed Call Number Ranges for Section: K - Law

K 1-7720 Law (General)
1-36 Periodicals
37-44 Bibliography
46 Monographic Series
48 Encyclopedias
50-54 Dictionaries, Words and Phrases
58 Maxims, Quotations
64 Yearbooks
68-70 Directories
85-88 Legal Research
94 Legal Composition and Draftmanship
100-103 Legal Education
110 Law Societies, International Bar Associations
115-129 The Legal Profession
133 Legal Aid, Legal Aid Societies
140-165 History of Law
170 Biography
175 Congresses
176-177 Collected Works (nonserial)
179 Addresses, Essays, Lectures
181-184.7 Miscellany
190-195 Primitive Law, Ethnological Jurisprudence
201-487 Jurisprudence, Philosophy and Theory of Law
237-264 The Concept of Law
270-274 Acts and Events
280-286 Sources of Law
288-296 Interpretation and Application of Law, Lacunae in Law
300-304 Classification of Law
321-474 Schools of Legal Theory
325-328 Historical Jurisprudence
330-344 Positivism
368-380 Sociology of Law, Sociological Jurisprudence
400-474 Natural Law
486-487 Relation of Law to Other Topics
520-5582 Comparative Law, International Uniform Law
540-546 Trials
583-591 Legal Systems Compared
600-619 Private Law
605-615 Unification
623-968 Civil Law
625-709 Persons
670-709 Domestic Relations
720-792 Property
795-798 Trusts and Trustees
805-821 Succession Upon Death
830-968 Obligations
840-917 Contracts
920 Restitution, Quasi Contracts, Unjust Enrichment
923-968 Torts
970 Compensation to Victims of Crime, Reparation
1000-1388 Commercial Law
1010-1016 The Merchant, Business Enterprises
1021-1022 Commercial Agency
1024-1132 Commercial Contracts
1026-1045 Sale of Goods
1054-1065 Negotiable Instruments
1066-1088 Banking
1100-1104 Secured Transactions
1112-1116 Investments
1150-1231 Maritime Law
1195-1223 Maritime Social Legislation
1226-1231 Marine Insurance
1241-1287 Insurance
1301-1366 Business Associations
1370-1388 Insolvency and Bankruptcy, Creditors' Rights
1401-1578 Intellectual Property
1411-1485 Copyright
1500-1578 Industrial Property
1700-1970 Social Legislation
1701-1841 Labor Law
1861-1929 Social Insurance
1960-1970 Public Welfare, Public Assistance
2100-2385 Courts, Procedure
2110-2155 Court Organization and Procedure
2201-2385 Civil Procedure
2390 Negotiated Settlement, Compromise
2400-2405 Arbitration and Award
3150 Public Law
3154-3367 Constitutional Law
3161 Constitutional History
3169 The State
3171-3179 Constitutional Principles
3185-3188 Structure of Government
3201-3205 Foreign Relations
3224-3278 Individual and State
3280-3282 Church and State
3285 Form of Government
3290-3367 Organs of Government
3290-3304 The People, Election Law
3310-3329 The Legislature
3332-3363 Heads of State and the Central Government
3367 The Judiciary
3375 Colonial Law
3400-3431 Administrative Law
3403-3416 The Administrative Process
3420-3431 Administrative Organization
3440-3460 Civil Service, Government Officials and Employees
3476-3558 Public Property, Public Restraint on Private Property
3566-3597 Public Health
3601-3609 Medical Legislation
3615-3617 Veterinary Laws, Veterinary Hygiene
3625-3649 Food, Drugs, Cosmetics
3651-3654 Alcohol, Alcoholic Beverages
3661-3674 Public Safety
3700-3705 Control of Social Activities
3740-3762 Education
3770-3793 Science and Arts, Research
3820-3832 Economic Constitution, Policy, Planning, and Development
3840-4375 Regulation of Industry, Trade, and Commerce, Occupational Law
3842-3862 Trade Regulations, Control of Trade Practices
3870-3918 Primary Production, Extractive Industries
3941-3974 Trade and Commerce
3978-3990 Public Utilities
4011-4339 Transportation and Communication
4360-4375 Professions and Occupations
4430-4675 Public Finance
4453-4640 National Revenue
4650-4675 State and Local Finance
4700-4705 Government Measures in Time of War, National Emergency or Economic Crisis
4720-4760 National Defense, Military Law
4725-4734 The Military Establishment, Armed Forces
4740-4760 Military Criminal Law and Procedure
5000-5570 Criminal Law and Procedure
5011-5316 Criminal Law
5401-5570 Criminal Procedure
7000-7720 Conflict of Laws
7051-7054 International Unification, Approximation, and Harmonization
7060-7081 Choice of Law
7085 Retroactive Law, Intertemporal Law
7090 Juristic Acts
7120-7197 Persons
7120-7148 Status, Capacity and Disability
7125-7140 Natural Persons
7145-7148 Juristic Persons, Associations
7155-7197 Domestic Relations, Family Law
7157-7178 Marriage, Husband and Wife
7181-7192 Parent and Child
7197 Guardian and Ward
7200-7222 Property
7230-7245 Succession Upon Death
7260-7335 Obligations
7265-7305 Contracts
7310 Restitution, Quasi Contracts, Unjust Enrichment
7315-7335 Torts
7340-7512 Commercial Law
7350-7444 Commercial Contracts
7449-7460 Maritime Law
7470 Insurance
7485-7495 Business Associations, Business Corporations
7510-7512 Insolvency and Bankruptcy, Creditors' Rights
7550-7582 Intellectual Property
7555-7557 Copyright
7570-7582 Industrial Property
7585-7595 Social Legislation
7616-7686 Civil Procedure, International Civil Procedure
7690 Arbitration and Award
KD 51-9500 Law of England and Wales
8850-9312 Local Laws of England
9320-9355 Local Laws of Wales
9400-9500 Wales
KDC 51-990 Scotland
KDE 21-580 Northern Ireland
KDG 26-540 Isle of Man, Channel Islands
KDK 21-1950 Ireland (Eire)
KDZ 0-4999 America. North America.
1100-1199 Organization of American States
KE 1-9450 Law of Canda: Federal Law, Common and Collective Provincial Law
KEA 0-599 Alberta
KEB 0-599 British Columbia
KEM 0-599 Manitoba
KEN 0-599 New Brunswick
1200-1799 Newfoundland
5400-5999 Northwest Territories
7400-7999 Nova Scotia
KEO 0-1199 Ontario
KEP 0-599 Prince Edward Island
KEQ 0-1199 Quebec
KES 0-599 Saskatchewan
KEY 0-599 Yukon Territory
KEZ 0-9999 Individual Cities, A-Z
KF 1-9827 Law of the United States: Federal Law, Common and Collective State Law
1-8 Bibliography
16-49 Legislative Documents
50-90 Statutes and Administrative Regulations
101-153 Law Reports and Related Materials
154 Encyclopedias
156 Law Dictionaries, Words and Phrases
165 Uniform State Laws
170 Form Books
178 Yearbooks
180-185 Judicial Statistics
190-195 Directories
200 Society and Bar Association Journals and Yearbooks
202 Congresses
204-224 Collections
209 Monographic Series
210-211 Several Authors, Festschriften
213 Individual Authors
220-224 Criminal Trials
228 Records and Briefs of Individual Civil Suits
240-246 Legal Research, Legal Bibliography
250-251 Legal Composition and Draftsmanship
255 Law Reporting
260 Cases and Materials
262-292 Legal Education
294 Law Societies, A-Z
297-334 The Legal Profession
336-337 Legal Aid, Legal Aid Societies
338 Lawyer Referral Services
350-374 History
379-382 Jurisprudence and Philosophy of American Law
384 Criticism, Legal Reform, General Administration of Justice
385-391 General and Comprehensive Works
394-395 Common Law in the United States
398-400 Equity
410-418 Conflict of Laws
420 Retroactive Law, Intertemporal Law
425-435 General Principles and Concepts
445-450 Concepts Applying to Several Branches of Law
465-553 Persons
465-485 General, Status, Capacity
501-553 Domestic Relations, Family Law
560-720 Property
560-562 General, Ownership
566-698 Real Property, Land Law
701-720 Personal Property
726-745 Trusts and Trustees
746-750 Estate Planning
753-780 Succession Upon Death
801-1241 Contracts
801 General and Comprehensive Works
807-839 General Principles
841-869 Government Contracts
871-1241 Particular Contracts
871-890 Comprehensive, Commercial Law, Mercantile Transactions
894 Contract of Service, Master and Servant
898-905 Contract for Work and Labor
911-935 Sale of Goods
939-951 Contracts Involving Bailments
956-962 Negotiable Instruments
966-1032 Banking
1033 Foreign Exchange Brokerage
1035-1040 Loan of Money
1045 Suretyship, Guaranty
1046-1062 Secured Transactions
1066-1083 Marketing of Securities, Investments, Stock Exchange Transactions
1085-1086 Commodity Exchanges
1091-1137 Carriers, Carriage of Goods and Passengers
1091 General, Liability
1092 Carriage by Land
1093 Carriage by Air
1096-1114 Carriage by Sea, Maritime Commercial Law, Admiralty
1121-1132 Maritime Labor Law
1135-1137 Marine Insurance
1146-1238 Insurance
1241 Aleatory Contracts
1244 Restitution, Quasi Contracts, Unjust Enrichment
1246-1327 Torts
1328 Compensation to Victims of Crime
1341-1348 Agency
1355-1480 Associations
1355-1395 General
1361-1380 Unincorporated Associations
1361-1362 General
1365-1380 Business Associations, Partnership
1384-1480 Corporations, Juristic Persons
1384-1386 General
1388-1389 Nonprofit Corporations
1396-1477 Business Corporations
1480 Government-Owned Corporations and Business Organizations
1501-1548 Insolvency and Bankruptcy, Creditors' Rights
1600-2940 Regulation of Industry, Trade, and Commerce, Occupational Law
1600 General and Comprehensive
1601-1666 Trade Regulation, Control of Trade Practices
1601-1611 General, Unfair Trade Practices
1614-1617 Advertising
1619-1620 Labeling
1624-1625 Restraint of Trade
1626-1629 Price Fixing
1631-1657 Monopolies, Antitrust Laws
1659-1659.1 Small Business
1661 Trade Associations
1663 State Jurisdiction, Trade Barriers
1665-1666 Weights and Measures
1681-1873 Primary Production, Extractive Industries
1681-1750 Agriculture, Forestry
1770-1773 Fishery
1801-1873 Mining, Quarrying, Oil and Gas
1875-1893 Manufacturing Industries
1900-1944 Food Processing Industries
1950 Construction and Building Industry
1970-2057 Trade and Commerce
2076-2140 Public Utilities
2161-2849 Transportation and Communication
2901-2940 The Professions
2971-3192 Intellectual Property
2971-2980 General
2986-3080 Copyright
3084 Author and Publisher
3086 Design Protection
3091-3192 Patent Law and Trademarks
3195-3198 Unfair Competition
3300-3750 Social Legislation
3300 General
3301-3580 Labor Law
3600-3686 Social Insurance
3720-3745 Public Welfare, Public Assistance
3750 Disaster Relief
3775-3813 Public Health, Sanitation
3821-3829 Medical Legislation
3832 Eugenics, Sterilization
3835-3838 Veterinary Law, Veterinary Hygiene
3841-3845 Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
3861-3894 Food, Drugs, Cosmetics
3901-3925 Alcohol, Alcoholic Beverages, Prohibition
3941-3977 Public Safety
3941-3942 Weapons, Firearms, Munitions
3945-3965 Hazardous Articles and Processes
3970 Accident Control
3975-3977 Fire Prevention and Control, Explosives
3985-3995 Control of Social Activities
3985 General
3987 Amusements
3989 Sports, Prizefighting
3992 Lotteries
3995 Other
4101-4258 Education
4270-4330 Science and the Arts, Research
4270 General
4280 Particular Branches and Subjects, A-Z
4288-4302 The Arts
4305 Museums and Galleries
4310-4312 Historical Buildings and Monuments
4315-4319 Libraries
4325 Archives, Historical Documents
4330 Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Exchanges
4501-5130 Constitutional Law
4501-4515 Sources
4520 Works on the Legislative History of the Constitution
4525-4528 Texts of the Constitution
4530 State Constitutions (Collections)
4541-4545 Constitutional History of the United States
4546-4554 General Works (History, Theory, and Interpretation of Constitutional Law)
4555 Amending Process
4558 Particular Amendments
4565-4578 Separation of Powers, Delegation of Powers
4581-4583 Sources and Relationships of Law
4600-4629 Structure of Government, Federal and State Relations, Jurisdiction
4635 National Territory, Noncontiguous Territories
4650-4694 Foreign Relations
4695 Public Policy, Police Power
4700-4856 Individual and State
4700-4720 Nationality and Citizenship
4741-4783 Civil and Political Rights and Liberties
4788 Political Parties
4791-4856 Control of Individuals
4791 Identification
4794-4794.5 Passports
4800-4848 Aliens
4850-4856 Internal Security
4865-4869 Church and State
4881-5130 Organs of the Government
4881-4921 The People, Election Law
4930-5005 The Legislature
5050-5125 The Executive Branch
5130 The Judiciary, Judicial Power
5150 National Emblem, Flag, Seal, Seat of Government, National Anthem
5152 Patriotic Customs and Observances
5153-5154 Decorations of Honor, Awards
5155-5156 Commemorative Medals
5300-5332 Local Government
5336-5398 Civil Service, Government Officials and Employees
5399 Police and Power of the Police
5401-5425 Administrative Organization and Procedure
KFA 0-599 Individual States: Alabama
1200-1799 Alaska
2400-2999 Arizona
3600-4199 Arkansas
KFC 0-1199 California
1800-2399 Colorado
3600-4199 Conneticut
KFD 0-599 Delware
1200-1799 District of Columbia
KFF 0-599 Florida
KFG 0-599 Georgia
KFH 0-599 Hawaii
KFI 0-599 Idaho
1200-1799 Illinois
3000-3599 Indiana
4200-4799 Iowa
KFK 0-599 Kansas
1200-1799 Kentucky
KFL 0-599 Louisiana
KFM 0-599 Maine
1200-1799 Maryland
2400-2999 Massachusetts
4200-4799 Michigan
5400-5999 Minnesota
6600-7199 Mississippi
7800-8399 Missouri
9000-9599 Montana
KFN 0-599 Nebraska
600-1199 Nevada
1200-1799 New Hampshire
1800-2399 New Jersey
3600-4199 New Mexico
5000-6199 New York
7400-7999 North Carolina
8600-9199 North Dakota
KFO 0-599 Ohio
1200-1799 Oklahoma
2400-2999 Oregon
KFP 0-599 Pennsylvania
KFR 0-599 Rhode Island
KFS 1800-2399 South Carolina
3000-3599 South Dakota
KFT 0-599 Tennessee
1200-1799 Texas
KFU 0-599 Utah
KFV 0-599 Vermont
2400-2999 Virginia
KFW 0-599 Washington
1200-1799 West Virginia
2400-2999 Wisonsin
4200-4799 Wyoming
KFX 0-9999 Individual Cities, A-Z
KFZ 1800-2399 Northwest Territory
8600-9199 Confederate States of America
KG 0-999 Latin America (General)
3000-3999 Mexico and Central America (General)
KGA 0-9000 Belize
KGB 0-9000 Costa Rica
KGC 0-9800 El Salvador
KGD 0-9900 Guatemala
KGE 0-9990 Honduras
KGF 0-9900 Mexico
KGG 0-9800 Nicaragua
KGH 0-8000 Panama
9000-9499 Panama Canal Zone
KGJ 0-999 West Indies, Caribbean Area (General)
7000-7499 Anguilla
KGK 0-499 Antigua and Barbuda
1000-1499 Aruba
KGL 0-499 Bahamas
1000-1499 Barbados
2000-2499 Bonaire
3000-3499 British Leeward Islands
4000-4499 British Virgin Islands
5000-5999 British West Indies
6000-6499 British Windward Islands
KGM 0-499 Cayman Islands
KGN 0-9800 Cuba
KGP 0-499 Curacao
2000-2499 Dominica
KGQ 0-9800 Dominican Republic
KGR 0-499 Dutch Leeward Islands (General)
1000-1499 Dutch West Indies (Netherlands Antilles)
2000-2499 Dutch Windward Islands (General)
3000-3499 French West Indies (General)
4000-4499 Grenada
5000-5499 Guadeloupe
KGS 0-9000 Haiti
KGT 0-499 Jamaica
1000-1499 Martinique
2000-2499 Montserrat
KGU 0-499 Navassa Islands
KGV 0-8200 Puerto Rico
KGW 0-499 Saba
2000-2499 Saint Christopher (Saint Kitts), Nevis, and Anguilla
3000-3499 Saint Lucia
5000-5499 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
7000-7499 Sint Eustatius
8000-8499 Sint Martin
KGX 0-499 Trinidad and Tobago
KGY 0-499 Turks and Caicos Islands
KGZ 0-499 Virgin Islands of the United States
KH 0-999 South America (General)
KHA 0-9800 Argentina
KHC 0-8200 Bolivia
KHD 0-9900 Brazil
KHF 0-9800 Chile
KHH 0-9900 Columbia
KHK 0-9900 Equador
KHL 0-9000 Falkland Islands
KHM 0-9000 French Guiana
KHN 0-9000 Guyana
KHP 0-9700 Paraguay
KHQ 0-9800 Peru
KHS 0-9000 Surinam
KHU 0-9800 Uruguay
KHW 0-9900 Venezuela
KJ 2-1040 Europe: History of Law
160-1040 Germanic Law
KJA 2-3660 Roman Law
KJC 2-9799 Regional Comparative and Uniform Law
KJE 5-7975 Regional Organization and Integration, Comparative Law
KJG 0-4999 Albania
KJH 0-499 Andorra
KJJ 0-4999 Austria
KJK 0-4999 Belgium
KJM 0-4999 Bulgaria
KJN 0-499 Cyprus
KJP 0-4999 Czechoslovakia
KJR 0-4999 Denmark
KJT 0-4999 Finland
KJV 2-9158 France: Mational Laws
KJW 51-4360 France: Individual Regions, Provinces, Departments, etc.
5201-9600 Individual Cities
KK 2-9799.3 Germany and West Germany
KKA 7-9796 East Germany
KKB-
KKC
Germany: Individual States, Provinces, Cities
KKE 0-4999 Greece
KKF 0-4999 Hungary
KKG 0-499 Iceland
KKH 0-4999 Italy
KKJ 0-499 Liechtenstein
KKK 0-499 Luxembourg
1000-1499 Malta
KKL 0-499 Monaco
KKM 0-4999 Netherlands
KKN 0-4999 Norway
KKP 0-4999 Poland
KKQ 0-4999 Portugal
KKR 0-4999 Romania
KKS 0-499 San Marino
KKT 0-4999 Spain
KKW 0-4999 Switzerland
KKX 0-4999 Turkey
KKY 0-490 Vatican City
KKZ 0-4999 Yugoslavia

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