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LC Classification: K

A breakdown of the Library of Congress Classification system

K - Overview

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

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K - Law

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

  • K201-487 Jurisprudence. Philosophy and theory of law
  • K520-5582 Comparative law. International uniform law
    • K623-968 Civil law
    • K1000-1395 Commercial law
    • K1401-1578 Intellectual property
    • K1700-1973 Social legislation
    • K3154-3370 Constitutional law
    • K3601-3611 Medical legislation
    • K3840-4375 Regulation of industry, trade, and commerce. Occupational law
    • K4720-4780 National defense. Military law
    • K5000-5582 Criminal law and procedure
  • K7000-7720 Private international law. Conflict of laws

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

  • KD51-9500 England and Wales
  • KDC51-990 Scotland
  • KDE21-580 Northern Ireland
  • KDK21-1950 Ireland

KDZ - America. North America 

  • KDZ1101-1199 Organization of American States
  • KDZ2001-2499.2 Bermuda
  • KDZ3001-3499 Greenland

KE - Canada 

  • KE1-9450 Federal law. Common and collective provincial law
  • KEA-KEY Individual provinces and territories
  • KEZ Individual cities, A-Z

KF - United States 

  • KF1-9827 Federal law. Common and collective state law
  • KFA-KFW Individual states
  • KFX Individual cities, A-Z
  • KFZ8601-9199 Confederate States of America

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

  • KG1-999 Latin America (General)
  • KG3001-3999 Mexico and Central America (General)
  • KGA-KGH Central American (Individual countries)
  • KGJ-KGZ West Indies. Caribbean area (Individual countries)

KH - South America 

  • KH1-999 South America (General)
  • KHA-KHW Individual countries

KJ-KKZ - Europe

  • KJ2-1040 History of law in Europe
    • KJ160-1040 Germanic law
    • KJA Roman law
    • KJG-KKZ Individual countries
      • KJV-KJW France
      • KK Germany and West Germany
      • KKA East Germany

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

  • KL History of law. The ancient orient
    • KLA-KLW Eurasia (Individual countries)
    • KMC-KMY Middle East. Southwest Asia (Individual countries)
    • KNC-KPW South Asia. Southeast Asia. East Asia (Individual countries)
      • KNN China
      • KNS India
      • KNX Japan
      • KPA Korea. South Korea
  • KQ History of law. Africa
    • KQG-KTZ Individual countries
      • KRM Egypt
      • KSK Kenya
      • KSW Morocco
      • KTL South Africa, Republic of
      • KTZ Zimbabwe
  • KU Australia
  • KUQ New Zealand
  • KVB-KWW Pacific Area
  • KWX Antarctica

KZ - Law of nations

  • KZ Law of nations
    • KZ63-1152 Sources. Fontes juris gentium
    • KZ1165-1208 Trials
    • KZ3900-5490 The international legal community and members
    • KZ5510-6299 International law of peace and peace enforcement
    • KZ6350-6785 Enforced settlement of international disputes
  • KZA Law of the sea
  • KZD Space law. Law of outer space