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Research Help for Lawrence Co. Students: Legal Resources

This page is designed to assist the students visiting Drinko Library on May 9th, 2019.

On this page, you will find information on freely-accessible resources for your AP Government court case projects.

Marshall University Library Help Guides

How Do I: Do Legal Research?

https://libguides.marshall.edu/basic_legal_research

 

First Year Seminar: Basic Legal Research

https://libguides.marshall.edu/c.php?g=715502&p=5091018

Harvard Law Help Guide

This guide contains selected free online legal research resources, via the Harvard Law School Library, and includes topics like:

  • Federal Law & Gov't Docs
  • State Law
  • Treaties
  • Foreign & International Law
  • Secondary Sources
  • Data Sources 

Library of Congress- Call number sections for Law

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 Subclasses 

KD-KDK United Kingdom and Ireland 

KDZ America. North America Subclass

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 

To view all classes and subclasses of the Library of Congress classification for Law, visit: https://www.loc.gov/aba/cataloging/classification/lcco/lcco_k.pdf