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Resource Guide:
Law and Pre-Law

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. JurisprudenceK
History of LawK 140-165
Civil LawK 623-968
Commercial LawK 1000-1395
Constitutional LawK 3154-3370
Religious law in general. Comparative religious law. JurisprudenceKB
United Kingdom and IrelandKD-KDK
United StatesKF
Latin America – Mexico and Central America. West Indies. Caribbean areaKG
South AmericaKH
Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and AntarcticaKL-KWX
Law of nationsKZ

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Law
  • Legal Research
  • Justice
  • Commercial Law
  • Business Law
  • Marriage Law
  • Jurisdiction
  • Jurisprudence
  • Courts
  • International Law
  • Natural Law
  • Religion and Law
  • Statutes
  • Divorce‚ Law and Legislation
  • Child Support‚ Law and Legislation
  • Custody of Children
  • Children‚ Legal Status, Laws
  • Juvenile Justice, Administration

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Sports law and regulation: cases, materials, and problemsKF 3989 .S38 2009
Global perspectives on constitutional lawKF 4550 .G56 2008
Between authority and interpretationK 231 .R39 2009
The annotated U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Indep…KF 4527 .A56 2009
The culture of vengeance and the fate of American justiceJK 1726 .A423 2008
Overcriminalization: the limits of the criminal lawKF 9223 .H87 2007
LSAT preptestsKF 298 .L44 2007
Judicial process in AmericaKF 8700 .C37 2007
The Supreme Court: an essential historyKF 8742 .Z9 H64 2007
Constitutional interpretation: the basic questionsKF 4552 .B366 2007
Judges and their audiencesKF 8775 .B378 2006
The canon of American legal thoughtKF 380 .C165 2006
Business law today: the essentials: text & casesKF 888 .M554 2006
The judicial branchKF 8700 .J83 2005
ABA-LSAC official guide to ABA-approved law schoolsREF KF 273 .A86 2006
Code of VirginiaREF KF 2436
United States CodeREF KF 62 .A2
Black’s law dictionaryREF KF 156 .B53 1999

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Child Protection Law
  • Family Law Quarterly
  • Intellectual Property Today
  • International Review of Law
  • Computers, and Technology
  • Journal of Legal Economics
  • Law and Contemporary Problems
  • Law and History Review
  • Law and Human Behavior
  • Law and Humanities
  • Law and Inequality
  • Law and Literature
  • Law and Philosophy
  • Law and Policy
  • Law and Policy in Intnl Business
  • Law and Politics Book Review
  • Law and Psychology Review
  • Law and Sexuality
  • Law and Social Inquiry
  • Law and Society Review
  • Law in Context
  • Law of the Sea Bulletin
  • Law Trends and News
  • Law, Culture and the Humanities
  • Law, Science and Policy
  • Legal Ethics
  • Legal History Review
  • Legal Studies
  • Legal Theory
  • Legal Writing
  • Legal-Legislative Reporter
  • Northwestern University Law
  • Review
  • Texas Tech Law Review
  • UC Davis Law Review
  • University of Illinois Law Review

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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