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Legal Studies


Finding Books

The Nelson Poynter Memorial Library utilizes the Library of Congress Classification system to organize books in our collectionLaw books will generally fall under the call number K, with US law under KF, and Florida law under KFF.

Class K – Law

  • Subclass K – Law in general. Comparative and uniform law.
  • Subclass KB –  Religious Law in general. Comparative religious law. Jurisprudence
  • Subclass KBM – Jewish Law
  • Subclass KBP –Islamic Law
  • Subclass KBR – History of canon law
  • Subclass KBS – Canon law of Eastern churches
  • Subclass KBT – Canon law of Eastern Rite Churches in Communion with the Holy See of Rome
  • Subclass KBU – Law of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Subclasses – KD/KDK - United Kingdom and Ireland
  • Subclass KDZ – America. North America
  • Subclass KE – Canada
  • Subclass KF – United Stated
  • Subclass KFF - Florida
  • Subclass KG – Latin America – Mexico and Central America – West Indies. Caribbean area
  • Subclass KH – South America
  • Subclasses KJ-KKZ – Europe
  • Subclasses KL-KWX – Asis and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and Antarctica
  • Subclass KU/KUQ - Law of Australia and New Zealand
  • Subclass KZ – Law of nations



InterLibrary Loan Requests (ILL)

Law Books