Library of Congress Classification:Class K -- Law

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Class K: Law is a classification used by the Library of Congress Classification system. This page outlines the sub-classes of Class K.

K - Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence[edit]

K1-7720 - Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence

K1-36.5 - Periodicals
K37-44 - Bibliography
K46 - Monographic series
K48 - Encyclopedias
K50-54 - Dictionaries. Words and phrases
K58 - Maxims. Quotations
K(64) - Yearbooks
K68-70 - Directories
K85-89 - Legal research
K94 - Legal composition and draftsmanship
K100-103 - Legal education
K109-110 - Law societies. International bar associations
K115-130 - The legal profession
K133 - Legal aid. Legal assistance to the poor
K140-165 - History of law
K170 - Biography
K(175) - Congresses
K(176)-(177) - Collected works (nonserial)
K(179) - Addresses, essays, lectures
K181-184.7 - Miscellany
K190-195 - Ethnological jurisprudence. Primitive law
K201-487 - Jurisprudence. Philosophy and theory of law
K202 - Periodicals
K212-213 - Methodology
K215-218 - History
K236 - Universality and non-universality of law
K237-264 - The concept of law
K270-274 - Acts and events
K280-286 - Sources of law
K288-296 - Interpretation and construction of law. Lacunae in law
K300-304 - Classification of law. Typology
K321-474 - Schools of legal theory
K325-328 - Historical jurisprudence
K330-344 - Positivism
K366-380 - Sociology of law. Sociological jurisprudence
K400-474 - Natural law
K486-487 - Relation of law to other topics
K520-5582 - Comparative law. International uniform law
K524-525 - Treaties and other international agreements
K540-546 - Trials
K578-579 - Concepts applying to several branches of law
K583-(591) - Legal systems compared
K592-597 - Regional divisions. Interregional comparative law
K600-615 - Private law
K605-615 - Unification
K623-968 - Civil law (common law)
K625-709 - Persons
K670-709 - Domestic relations. Family law
K720-792 - Property
K795-798 - Trusts and trustees
K805-821 - Succession upon death
K830-968 - Obligations
K840-917 - Contracts
K920 - Restitution. Quasi contracts. Unjust enrichment
K923-968 - Torts
K970 - Compensation to victims of crime. Reparation
K1000-1395 - Commercial law
K1010-1014 - The merchant. Business enterprises
K1021-1022 - Commercial agency
K1024-1132 - Commercial contracts
K1026-1045 - Sale of goods
K1054-1065.5 - Negotiable instruments
K1066-1089 - Banking
K1094-1096 - Loan of money
K1100-1109 - Secured transactions
K1112-1116 - Investments
K1130-1132 - Carriage of goods and passengers. Carriers
K1150-1231 - Maritime law
K1195-1223 - Maritime social legislation
K1226-1231 - Marine insurance
K1241-1287 - Insurance
K1301-1366 - Business associations
K1370-1395 - Insolvency and bankruptcy. Creditors' rights
K1401-1578 - Intellectual property
K1411-1485 - Copyright
K1500-1578 - Industrial property
K1700-1973 - Social legislation
K1701-1841 - Labor law
K1861-1929 - Social insurance
K1960-1973 - Public welfare. Public assistance
K2100-2385 - Courts. Procedure
K2110-2155 - Court organization and procedure
K2201-2385 - Civil procedure
K2390 - Negotiated settlement. Compromise
K2400-2405 - Arbitration and award
K3150 - Public law
K3154-3370 - Constitutional law
K3161 - Constitutional history
K3169 - The state
K3171-3179 - Constitutional principles
K3184-3188 - Form and structure of government
K3195 - National territory
K3201 - Foreign relations administration
K3220 - Public policy
K3224-3278 - Individual and state
K3280-3282 - Church and state
K3289-3367 - Organs of government
K3290-3304 - The people. Election law
K3310-3329 - The legislature
K3332-3363 - Heads of state and the central government
K3367 - The judiciary
K3370 - Constitutional courts and procedure
K3375 - Colonial law
K3400-3431 - Administrative law
K3402-3417 - The administrative process
K3420-3431 - Administrative organization
K3440-3460 - Civil service. Government officials and employees
K3476-3560 - Public property. Public restraint on private property
K3566-3578 - Public health
K3581-(3598) - Environmental law
K3601-3611 - Medical legislation
K3615-3622 - Veterinary laws. Veterinary medicine and hygiene. Prevention of cruelty to animals
K3625-3649 - Food. Drugs. Cosmetics
K3651-3654 - Alcohol. Alcoholic beverages
K3661-3674 - Public safety
K3700-3705 - Control of social activities
K3740-3762 - Education
K3770-3795 - Science and arts. Research
K3820-3836 - Economic constitution, policy, planning, and development
K3840-4375 - Regulation of industry, trade, and commerce. Occupational law
K3842-3862 - Trade regulations. Control of trade practices
K3870-3918 - Primary production. Extractive industries
K3921-3925 - Manufacturing industries
K3926-3935 - Food processing industries
K3941-3974 - Trade and commerce
K3978-3992 - Public utilities
K4011-4343 - Transportation and communication
K4360-4375 - Professions and occupations
K4430-4675 - Public finance
K4453-4640 - National revenue
K4650-4675 - State and local finance
K4700-4705 - Government measures in time of war, national emergency, or economic crisis
K4720-4780 - National defense. Military law
K4725-4734 - The military establishment. Armed forces
K4740-4760 - Military criminal law and procedure
K5000-5582 - Criminal law and procedure
K5015.4-5350 - Criminal law
K5401-5570 - Criminal procedure
K5575-5582 - Juvenile criminal law and procedure
K7000-7720 - Private international law. Conflict of laws
K7051-7054 - International unification, approximation, and harmonization
K7060-7081 - Choice of law
K7085 - Retroactive law. Intertemporal law
K7090 - Juristic acts
K7120-7197 - Persons
K7125-7140 - Natural persons
K7145-7148 - Juristic persons. Associations
K7155-7197 - Domestic relations. Family law
K7157-7179 - Marriage. Husband and wife
K7181-7197 - Parent and child. Guardian and ward
K7200-7218 - Property
K7222 - Trust and trustees
K7230-7245 - Succession upon death
K7260-7338 - Obligations
K7265-7305 - Contracts
K7310 - Restitution. Quasi contracts. Unjust enrichment
K7315-7338 - Torts
K7340-7512 - Commercial law
K7350-7444 - Commercial contracts
K7449-7460 - Maritime law
K7470 - Insurance
K7485-7495 - Business associations. Business corporations
K7510-7512 - Insolvency and bankruptcy. Creditors' rights
K7550-7582 - Intellectual property
K7555-7557 - Copyright
K7570-7582 - Industrial property
K7585-7595 - Social legislation
K7611-7688 - Civil procedure. International civil procedure
K7690 - Arbitration and award
K7720 - Recognition of foreign administrative acts

KB - Religious law in general. Comparative religious law. Jurisprudence[edit]

KB1-4855 - Religious law in general. Comparative religious law. Jurisprudence

KB2-4 - Bibliography
KB7-68 - Periodicals
KB68 - Annuals. Annuaires
KB70.A-Z - Monographic series. By title, A-Z
KB73 - Collections. Compilations (General and comprehensive)
KB74-78 - Auxiliary sciences KB90.A-Z Encyclopedias. Law dictionaries. Terms and phrases. Vocabularies. By author or title, A-Z
KB100.A-Z - Proverbia. Legal maxims. Brocardica juris. Regulae juris. By author or title, A-Z
KB122 - Biography (Collective)
KB130 - Legal research. Legal bibliography. Methods of bibliographic research
KB150 - Conferences. Symposia
KB160 - General works. Treatises
KB162-250 - Legal systems compared
KB270-280 - Theory, philosophy, and science of religious law
KB400-4855 - Interdisciplinary discussion of subjects
KB400 - Ritual law. Religious observances and rituals
KB410 - Law reform and policies. Criticism
KB479 - Private law (General)
KB480-482 - Private international law. Conflict of laws
KB491 - Civil law (General)
KB524-530 - Persons
KB531-619 - Domestic relations. Family law
KB622-628.5 - Guardianship. Guardian and ward
KB632-636.2 - Inheritance and succession
KB636.3 - Gifts. Charitable gifts. Donations
KB640-726 - Property. Res in commercio
KB810-962.8 - Obligations. Contracts and transactions
KB1270-1278 - Labor laws and legislation
KB1468-1550 - Social laws and legislation. Welfare. Charities
KB1572-1690 - Courts and procedure
KB2000-2035 - Public law. The State
KB2101-2862 - Constitutions and religion. Constitutional and administrative law
KB2870 - Civil service. Employees of state, communal agencies, and religious corporations
KB3000-3034 - Police and public safety
KB3040.5-3056 - Public property. Government property
KB3075-3096.5 - Public health
KB3098-3121.7 - Medical legislation
KB3122 - Veterinary medicine and hygiene. Veterinary public health
KB3123-3123.5 - Animal protection. Animal welfare. Animal rights
KB3124-3125 - Birth control. Family planning
KB3127-3135 - Environmental law
KB3137-3183 - Cultural affairs
KB3190-3429 - Economic law
KB3440-3500.7 - Transportation and communication
KB3515-3522 - Professions. Intelligentsia
KB3526-3694 - Public finance
KB3709-3726 - Government measures in time of war, national emergency, or economic crisis
KB3735-3780 - Military law
KB3790-4855 - Criminal law and procedure

KBM - Jewish law[edit]

KBM1-4855 - Jewish law. Halakah

(KBM523.6-523.72 - Halakah)
KBM523.6 - Even ha-'ezer law (General)
KBM523.72 - Hoshen mishpat law (General)
KBM523.8-4855 - Mishpat Ivri
KBM523.8 - Bibliography
KBM523.9 - Legal education. Study and teaching
KBM524 - General works
KBM524.12-524.26 - The concept of Jewish law
KBM524.3 - Sources of Jewish law (Mishpat Ivri)
KBM524.32-.34 - Methodology of law development
KBM524.36 - Influence of other legal systems on Jewish law
KBM524.38 - Law reform and policies. Criticism
KBM524.4.A-Z - Concepts applying to several branches of the law, A-Z
KBM524.42 - Private law
KBM524.43 - Conflict of laws. Plurality of laws conflict
KBM524.5 - Assistance in emergencies
KBM524.6-530 - Persons
KBM531-619 - Domestic relations. Family law
KBM622-628.5 - Guardian and ward. Apotropos
KBM632-636.2 - Inheritance and succession
KBM636.3 - Gifts. Charitable gifts. Donations
KBM639-1424 - Dinei mamonot
KBM1468-1547 - Social laws and legislation
KBM1572-1942 - Courts and procedure
KBM2000-2024 - Public law. The state and the Jewish community. Kehillah
KBM2070-2614 - Constitutional law. Constitutional principles of the Jewish community
KBM2711-2840 - Administrative law and process of communal agencies
KBM2970 - Civil service. Employees of communal agencies
KBM3000-3036.5 - Police and public safety
KBM3040.5-3073 - Public property. Communal property. Restraints on private property
KBM3075-3097 - Public health
KBM3098-3122 - Medical legislation
KBM3124-3125 - Birth control. Family planning
KBM3127-3134 - Environmental law
KBM3137-3183 - Cultural affairs
KBM3190-3436 - Economic law
KBM3440-3504.5 - Transportation and communication
KBM3515-3519 - Professions
KBM3526-3695 - Public finance
KBM3709-3729 - Measures in time of war, national emergency, or economic crisis
KBM3738-3785 - Community defense. Military law
KBM3790-4855 - Criminal law and procedure

KBP - Islamic law[edit]

KBP1-4860 - Islamic law. Shari'ah. Fiqh

KBP2.2-8 - Bibliography
KBP9.5 - Monographic series
KBP10-14.5 - Societies. Associations
KBP15 - Congresses. Conferences
KBP18 - Academies. Institutes
KBP40 - Encyclopedias. Dictionaries
KBP40.2 - Maxims. Quotations
KBP40.5 - Directories
KBP41 - Legal research
KBP42-43 - Legal education. Study and teaching
KBP50-69 - History, development and application of Islamic law
KBP70-75.4 - Biography
KBP100-136.8 - Sources
KBP144 - General works
KBP173.25-.6 - Islamic law and other disciplines or subjects
KBP174-190.5 - Observances and practice of Islam
KBP250-420 - Schools of thought. Islamic legal schools. Madhahib
KBP425-466.3 - Usul al-fiqh. Jurisprudence and theory of law. Science of legal reasoning
KBP469 - Influence of other legal systems on Islamic law
KBP470 - Law reform. Criticism. Tanzim
KBP480-485 - Conflict of laws. Tanazu' al-qawanin
KBP490-4860 - Furu' al-fiqh. Substantive law. Branches of law
KBP490.2-490.95 - General works. Treatises
KBP491-497.95 - Particular genres
KBP500-509.8 - General concepts
KBP524-638 - Ahal shakhsiyah
KBP639-1154 - Mu'amalat
KBP1155-1194 - Intellectual and industrial property
KBP1234-1259 - Unfair competition
KBP1270-1467 - Labor laws and legislation
KBP1468-1569 - Social laws and legislation
KBP1572-1942 - Courts and procedure
KBP2000-2035 - Public law. The state and Islam
KBP2101-2612 - Constitution of the state. Constitutional law
KBP2730-2968 - Government and administration. Siyasah. Administrative process
KBP2970 - Civil service. Employees of communal agencies
KBP3000-3037 - Police and public safety
KBP3040.5-3072 - Public property. Government property
KBP3075-3096.5 - Public health
KBP3098-3121.5 - Medical legislation
KBP3122 - Veterinary medicine and hygiene. Veterinary public health
KBP3123-3123.5 - Animal protection. Animal welfare. Animal rights
KBP3124-3125 - Birth control. Family planning
KBP3127-3135 - Environmental law
KBP3137-3183.3 - Cultural affairs
KBP3190-3437 - Economic law
KBP3440-3512 - Transportation and communication
KBP3515-3521 - Professions. Intelligentsia
KBP3526-3705 - Public finance
KBP3709-3727 - Government measures in time of war, national emergency, or economic crisis
KBP3738-3785 - Military law
KBP3790-4860 - Criminal law and procedure

KBR - History of canon law[edit]

KBR2-4090 - History of canon law

KBR2-19 - Bibliography
KBR21 - Annuals. Annuaires. Yearbooks
KBR22 - Monographic series
KBR27-41.7 - Official acts of the Holy See
KBR42-54.5 - Decisions of ecclesiastical tribunals and courts, and related materials
KBR56 - Encyclopedias. Law dictionaries. Terms and phrases. Vocabularia
KBR64 - Directories
KBR74-83 - Auxiliary sciences
KBR100.A-Z - Proverbia. Legal maxims. Brocardica juris. Regulae juris
KBR105.A-Z - Formularies. Clauses and forms. Formularia
KBR122-124 - Collective biography of canonists or jurists
KBR127-129.5 - Trials
KBR130-132 - Legal research. Legal bibliography. Methods of bibliographic research
KBR133-134 - Legal education. Study and teaching
KBR136-148 - Societies. Associations. Academies, etc.
KBR150 - Conferences. Symposia
KBR160 - General works
KBR190-2154.5 - Sources
KBR2155-2157 - Canon law and other disciplines or subjects
KBR2160-2204.5 - Canonical jurisprudence. Canonical science
KBR2205-2206.3 - Influence of other legal systems on Canon law
KBR2207 - Law reform and policies. Criticism
KBR2208.A-Z - General concepts and principles, A-Z
KBR2224-2295 - Ius ecclesiasticum privatum
KBR2310-3026 - Constitution of the Church
KBR3040-3070 - The teaching office of the church. Magisterium. De ecclesiae munere docendi
KBR3077-3165 - Sacraments. Administration of sacraments. De sacramentis et administratione
KBR3180-3182 - Sacramentals. Sacramentalia
KBR3184-3256 - Other acts of divine worship. De ceteris actibus Cultus Divini
KBR3264-3280 - Social work of the Church. Public welfare. Caritas
KBR3320-3460 - Church property. Church economics and finance. Administration
KBR3500-3774 - Penal (Criminal) law. De lege poenali
KBR3780-3983 - Judiciary. Ecclesiastical courts and procedure. De processibus
KBR4000-4090 - Church and state relationships. De relationibus inter ecclesiam et status. Ius publicum ecclesiae

KBS - Canon law of Eastern churches[edit]

KBT - Canon law of Eastern Rite Churches in Communion with the Holy See of Rome[edit]

KBU - Law of the Roman Catholic Church. The Holy See[edit]

KBU - Law of the Roman Catholic Church. The Holy See

KBU2-19 - Bibliography
KBU21 - Annuals. Annuaires. Yearbooks
KBU22 - Monographic series
KBU25-26 - Official gazette of the Holy See
KBU26.8-41.5 - Official acts of the Holy See
KBU42-54.5 - Decisions of ecclesiastical tribunals and courts, and related materials
KBU56 - Encyclopedias
KBU56.5 - Dictionaries. Terms and phrases. Vocabularies
KBU64 - Directories
KBU102 - Form books. Clauses and forms
KBU127-129.5 - Trials
KBU130-132 - Legal research. Legal bibliography. Methods of bibliographic research
KBU133 - Legal education. Study and teaching[note 1]
KBU136-148 - Societies. Associations. Academies, etc.[note 1]
KBU149 - Academies. Institutes[note 1]
KBU150 - Conferences. Symposia
KBU160 - General works
KBU180.A-Z - Works on diverse aspects of a particular subject and falling within several branches of the law. By subject, A-Z
KBU195-1565 - Collections. Compilations. Selections
KBU2155-2157 - Canon law and other disciplines or subjects
KBU2160-2204 - Canonical jurisprudence. Theory and science of canon law
KBU2205-2206 - Influence of other legal systems on canon law
KBU2207 - Law reform and policies. Criticism
KBU2208.A-Z - Concepts applying to several branches of the law, A-Z
KBU2210-2212 - The codes of canon law
KBU2215-2308 - General norms and principles. De normis generalibus
KBU2310-3026 - Constitution of the Church
KBU3040-3070 - The teaching office of the Church. Magisterium. De ecclesiae munere docendi
KBU3075-3165 - Sacraments. Administration of sacraments. De sacramentis et administratione
KBU3180-3182 - Sacramentals. Sacramentalia
KBU3184-3256 - Other acts of divine worship. De ceteris actibus Cultus Divini
KBU3264-3280 - Social work of the Church. Public welfare. Caritas
KBU3282-3310 - Medical ethics and legislation. Church policy
KBU3320-3460 - Church property. Church economics and finance
KBU3500-3774 - Sanctions in the Church. Criminal law. De sanctionibus in Ecclesia. De lege poenali
KBU3780-3985 - Courts and procedure. De processibus
KBU4000-4097 - Church and state relationships. De relationibus inter ecclesiam et status. Ius publicum ecclesiae
KBU4112-4820 - Local Church government

KD-KDK - United Kingdom and Ireland[edit]

KD - Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland
KD51-9500 - England and Wales
KD8850-9312 - Local laws of England
KD9320-9355 - Local laws of Wales
KD9400-9500 - Wales
KDC51-990 - Scotland
KDE 21-580 - Northern Ireland
KDG26-540 - Isle of Man. Channel Islands
KDK21-1950 - Ireland (Eire)

KDZ - America. North America[edit]

KDZ1-4999 - America. North America

KDZ1101-1199 - Organization of American States (OAS)
KDZ2001-2499.2 - Bermuda
KDZ3001-3499 - Greenland
KDZ4001-4499 - St. Pierre and Miquelon

KE - Canada[edit]

KE - Federal law. Common and collective provincial law
KEA - Alberta
KEB - British Columbia
KEM - Manitoba
KEN - (provinces/territories beginning with N)
KEN1-599 - New Brunswick
KEN1201-1799 - Newfoundland
KEN5201-5999 - Northwest Territories
KEN7401-7999 - Nova Scotia
KEN8001-8999 - Nunavut[note 2]
KEO - Ontario
KEP - Prince Edward Island
KEQ - Québec
KES - Saskatchewan
KEY - Yukon Territory
KEZ - Individual cities, A-Z

KF - United States[edit]

KF - Law of the United States

KF1-9827 - Federal law. Common and collective state law
KFA - KFW - Individual states
KFA1-599 - Alabama
KFA1201-1799 - Alaska
KFA2401-2999 - Arizona
KFA3601-4199 - Arkansas
KFC1-1199 - California
KFC1801-2399 - Colorado
KFC3601-4199 - Connecticut
KFD1-599 - Delaware
KFD1201-1799 - District of Columbia
KFF1-599 - Florida
KFG1-599 - Georgia
KFH1-599 - Hawaii
KFI1-599 - Idaho
KFI1201-1799 - Illinois
KFI3001-3599 - Indiana
KFI4201-4799 - Iowa
KFK1-599 - Kansas
KFK1201-1799 - Kentucky
KFL1-599 - Louisiana
KFM1-599 - Maine
KFM1201-1799 - Maryland
KFM2401-2999 - Massachusetts
KFM4201-4799 - Michigan
KFM5401-5999 - Minnesota
KFM6601-7199 - Mississippi
KFM7801-8399 - Missouri
KFM9001-9599 - Montana
KFN1-599 - Nebraska
KFN601-1199 - Nevada
KFN1201-1799 - New Hampshire
KFN1801-2399 - New Jersey
KFN3601-4199 - New Mexico
KFN5001-6199 - New York
KFN7401-7999 - North Carolina
KFN8601-9199 - North Dakota
KFO1-599 - Ohio
KFO1201-1799 - Oklahoma
KFO2401-2999 - Oregon
KFP1-599 - Pennsylvania
KFR1-599 - Rhode Island
KFS1801-2399 - South Carolina
KFS3001-3599 - South Dakota
KFT1-599 - Tennessee
KFT1201-1799 - Texas
KFU1-599 - Utah
KFV1-599 - Vermont
KFV2401-2999 - Virginia
KFW1-599 - Washington
KFW1201-1799 - West Virginia
KFW2401-2999 - Wisconsin
KFW4201-4799 - Wyoming
KFX - Individual cities, A-Z
KFZ1801-2399 - Northwest Territory
KFZ8601-9199 - Confederate States of America

KG-KHW - Latin America - Mexico and Central America - West Indies. Caribbean area[edit]

KG1-999 - Latin America (General)
KG3001 - 3999 - Mexico and Central America (General)
KGA - Belize
KGB - Costa Rica
KGC - El Salvador
KGD - Guatemala
KGE - Honduras
KGF - Mexico
KGG - Nicaragua
KGH - (Panama)
KGH1-8000 - Panama
KGH9001-9299 - Panama Canal Zone
(KGJ-KGZ - West Indies. Caribbean area)
(KGJ - West Indies in general. Caribbean area in general. Anguilla)
KGJ1-999 - General
KGJ7001-7499 - Anguilla
(KGK - Antigua & Barbuda. Aruba)
KGK1-499 - Antigua and Barbuda
KGK1001-1499 - Aruba
(KGL - Bahamas. Barbados. Bonaire. British Leeward Islands. British Virgin Islands. British West Indies. British Windward Islands)
KGL1-499 - Bahamas
KGL1001-1499 - Barbados
KGL2001-2499 - Bonaire
KGL3001-3499 - British Leeward Islands
KGL4001-4499 - British Virgin Islands
KGL5001-5999 - British West Indies
KGL6001-6499 - British Windward Islands
KGM - Cayman Islands
KGN - Cuba
(KGP - Curaçao. Dominica)
KGP1-499 - Curaçao
KGP2001-2499 - Dominica
KGQ - Dominican Republic
(KGR - Dutch Leeward Islands. Dutch West Indies. Dutch Windward Islands. French West Indies. Grenada. Guadeloupe)
KGR1-499 - Dutch Leeward Islands (General)
KGR1001-1499 - Dutch West Indies (Netherlands Antilles)
KGR2001-2499 - Dutch Windward Islands (General)
KGR3001-3499 - French West Indies (General)
KGR4001-4499 - Grenada
KGR5001-5499 - Guadeloupe
KGS - Haiti
(KGT - Jamaica. Martinique. Montserrat)
KGT1-499 - Jamaica
KGT1001-1499 - Martinique
KGT2001-2499 - Montserrat
KGU - Navassa islands
KGV - Puerto Rico
(KGW - Saba. Saint Christopher (Saint Kitts), Nevis and Anguilla. Saint Lucia. Saint Vincent & the Grenadines. Sint Eustatius. Saint Martin)
KGW1-499 - Saba
KGW2001-2499 - Saint Christopher (Saint Kitts), Nevis, and Anguilla
KGW3001-3499 - Saint Lucia
KGW5001-5499 - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
KGW7001-7499 - Sint Eustatius [sic]
KGW8001-8499 - Sint Maarten [sic]
KGX - Trinidad & Tobago
KGY - Turks & Caicos Islands
KGZ - Virgin Islands of the United States

KH - South America[edit]

KH1-999 South America (General)

KHA - Argentina
KHC - Bolivia
KHD - Brazil
KHF - Chile
KHH - Colombia
KHK - Ecuador
KHL - Falkland Islands
KHM - French Guiana
KHN - Guyana
KHP - Paraguay
KHQ - Peru
KHS - Surinam
KHU - Uruguay
KHW - Venezuela

KJ-KKZ - Europe[edit]

KJ - Europe

KJ2-1040 - History of Law
KJ160-1040 - Germanic law
KJA - Roman law
KJC - Regional and comparative law
KJE - Regional organization and integration. European Union
KJG - Albania
KJH - Andorra
KJJ - Austria
KJK - Belgium[note 3]
KJM - Bulgaria[note 4]
KJN - Cyprus
KJP - Czechoslovakia. Czech Republic (1993-)
KJQ - Slovakia (1993-)
KJR - Denmark
KJS - Estonia
KJT - Finland
(KJV-KJW - France)
KJV2-9158 - National laws
KJW51-4360 - Individual regions, provinces, departments, etc.
KJW5201-9600 - Individual cities
(KK-KKC - Germany)
KK2-9799.3 - Germany and West Germany
KKA - East Germany
KKB-KKC - Individual states, provinces, and cities
KKE - Greece
KKF - Hungary
KKG - Iceland
KKH - Italy[note 5]
KKI - Latvia
(KKJ - Liechtenstein. Lithuania)
KKJ1-499 - Liechenstein
KKJ501-9890 - Lithuania
(KKK - Luxembourg. Malta)[note 6]
KKK1-499 - Luxembourg
KKK1001-1499 - Malta
KKL - Monaco[note 7]
KKM - Netherlands
KKN - Norway
KKP - Poland
KKQ - Portugal
KKR - Romania
KKS - San Marino[note 8] [note 9]
KKT - Spain
KKV - Sweden
KKW - Switzerland
KKX - Turkey
KKY - Ukraine (1991 - ) [note 10]
KKZ - Yugoslavia

KL-KWX - Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and Antarctica[edit]

KL - History of law. The ancient orient[edit]

KL2-135 - General
KL147-177 - Ancient legal systems compared
KL190-420 - Sources
KL700-2215 - Mesopotamia. Assyro-Babylonian law
KL1000-1299 - Sumer
KL1600-1899 - Assyria
KL2200-2499 - Babylonia
KL2800-3099 - Egypt
KL3500-3799 - Elam
KL4101-4399 - Greek law
KL4700-4999 - Hittite law
KL5300-5599 - Persia
KL5900-6199 - Phoenicia
(KLA-KLW - Eurasia)[note 11][note 12][note 13][note 14]
KLA - Russia. Soviet Union
KLB - Russia (Federation, 1992-)[note 15]
KLD - Armenian S.S.R. (to 1991)
KLE - Azerbaijan
KLF - Belarus (Republic)
KLH - Georgia (Republic)
KLM - Moldova
KLN - Russia S.F.S.R. (to 1991) [note 16]
(KLP - Ukraine. Zakavkazskaia Sotsialisticheskaia Federativnaia Sovetskaia

Respublika)

KLP1-4989 - Ukraine (1919-1991)[note 17]
KLP9001-9499 - Zakavkazskaia Sotsialisticheskaia Federativnaia Sovetskaia

Respublika (to 1936)[note 18]

KLQ - Bukharskaia Narodnaia Sovetskaia Respublika (to 1924) [note 19]
(KLR - Kazakhstan. Khorezmskaia Sovetskaia Sotsialisticheskaia Respublika)
KLR1-490 - Kazakhstan
KLR1001-1499 - Khorezmskaia Sovetskaia Sotsialisticheskaia Respublika (to 1924)[note 20]
KLS - Kyrgyzstan
KLT - Tajikistan
KLV - Turkmenistan
KLW - Uzbekistan

KM-KP - Asia[edit]

KM1-999 - General
(KMC-KMY - Middle East. Southwest Asia)[note 21]
KMC - Regional comparative and uniform law
KME - Regional organization and integration
(KMF - Armenia. Bahrain)
KMF1-293.5 - Armenia (Republic) [note 22]
KMF1001-1490 - Bahrain
KMG - Gaza [note 23]
KMH - Iran
KMJ - Iraq
KMK - Israel
KML - Jerusalem
(KMM - Jordan. West Bank)
KMM1-490 - Jordan
KMM501-994 - West Bank (Territory under Israeli occupation, 1967- )
KMN - Kuwait
KMP - Lebanon
(KMQ - Oman. Palestine (to 1948))
KMQ1-490 - Oman
KMQ1001-1499 - Palestine (to 1948)
KMS - Qatar
KMT - Saudi Arabia
KMU - Syria
KMV - United Arab Emirates
KMX - Yemen
KMY - Yemen (People's Democratic Republic) (to 1990)

KN-KP - South Asia. Southeast Asia. East Asia[edit]

KNC - Regional comparative and uniform law
KNE - Regional organization and integration
KNF - Afghanistan
KNG - Bangladesh
KNH - Bhutan
KNK - Brunei
KNL - Burma
KNM - Cambodia
KNN - China
KNP - China (Republic, 1949- ). Taiwan
KNQ - China (People's Republic, 1949- )
KNR - Hong Kong
KNS - India
KNT-KNU - States, cities, etc.
KNV - French Indochina (to 1946)
KNW - Indonesia. East Timor
KNX - Japan
KNY - Cities, etc.
KPA - Korea. South Korea
KPC - Democratic People's Republic of Korea. North Korea
KPE - Laos
KPF - Macao
KPG - Malaysia
KPG7001-9999 - States of East and West Malaysia (1957- ) (Part 1)
(KPH - Malaysian States. Maldives)
KPH1-4990 - States of East and West Malaysia (1957- ) (Part 2)
KPH5001-5490 - Maldives
KPJ - Mongolia
KPK - Nepal
KPL - Pakistan
KPM - Philippines
KPP - Singapore
KPS - Sri Lanka
KPT - Thailand
KPV - Vietnam[note 24]
KPW - Vietnam. South Vietnam

KQ-KTZ - Africa[edit]

(KQ - History of law. Law of indigenous peoples)
KQ2-197 - History of law
KQ2010-9000 - Law of indigenous peoples
KQC - Regional comparative and uniform law
KQE - Regional organization and integration
KQG - Algeria
KQH - Angola
KQJ - Benin
KQK - Botswana
KQM - British Central Africa Protectorate
(KQP - British Indian Ocean Territory. British Somaliland)
KQP1-499 - British Indian Ocean Territory
KQP1001-1499 - British Somaliland
KQT - Burkina Faso
KQV - Burundi
KQW - Cameroon
KQX - Cape Verde
KRB - Central African Republic
KRC - Chad
KRE - Comoros
KRG - Congo
KRK - Djibouti
KRL - East Africa Protectorate
KRM - Egypt[note 25]
KRN - Eritrea
KRP - Ethiopia
KRR - French Equatorial Africa
KRS - French West Africa
KRU - Gabon
KRV - Gambia
KRW - German East Africa
KRX - Ghana
KRY - Gibraltar
KSA - Guinea
KSC - Guinea-Bissau
(KSE - Equatorial Guinea. Ifni)
KSE1-490 - Equatorial Guinea
KSE601-699 - Ifni
(KSG - Italian East Africa. Italian Somaliland)
KSG1-499 - Italian East Africa
KSG1001-1499 - Italian Somaliland
KSH - Ivory Coast [note 26]
KSK - Kenya
KSL - Lesotho
KSN - Liberia
KSP - Libya
KSR - Madagascar
KSS - Malawi
KST - Mali
KSU - Mauritania
(KSV - Mauritius. Mayotte)
KSV1-490 - Mauritis
KSV5001-5490 - Mayotte
KSW - Morocco
KSX - Mozambique
KSY - Namibia
KSZ - Niger
KTA - Nigeria
KTC - Réunion
KTD - Rwanda
KTE - Saint Helena
KTF - São Tomé and Principe
KTG - Senegal
KTH - Seychelles
KTJ - Sierra Leone
KTK - Somalia
KTL - South Africa, Republic of
(KTN - Spanish West Africa. Spanish Sahara)
KTN1-499 - Spanish West Africa (to 1958)
KTN601-699 - Spanish Sahara (to 1975)
KTQ - Sudan
KTR - Swaziland
KTT - Tanzania
KTU - Togo
KTV - Tunisia
KTW - Uganda
KTX - Zaire
(KTY - Zambia. Zanzibar)
KTY1-490 - Zamibia
KTY1501-1599 - Zanzibar
KTZ - Zimbabwe

KU-KWW - Pacific area[edit]

KU - Australia (including New Zealand)[edit]

KU - Australia

KUA-KUH - States and territories
KUA - Australian Capital Territory
KUB - Northern Territory
KUC - New South Wales
KUD - Queensland
KUE - South Australia
KUF - Tasmania
KUG - Victoria
KUH - Western Australia
KUN501-599 - Norfolk Island
KUN3001-3050 - Cities, communities, etc.

KUQ - New Zealand

KV-KW - Pacific area jurisdictions[edit]

KVB - Regional comparative and uniform law: Australia and New Zealand
KVC - Regional comparative and uniform law: Other Pacific area jurisdictions
KVE - Regional organization and integration
(KVH - American Samoa. British New Guinea)
KVH1-490 - American Samoa
KVH1001-1499 - British New Guinea (Territory of Papua)
KVL - Cook Islands
KVM - Easter Island
KVN - Fiji
(KVP - French Polynesia. German New Guinea)
KVP1-100 - French Polynesia
KVP1001-1099 - German New Guinea (to 1914)
KVQ - Guam
KVR - Kiribati
(KVS - Marshall Islands. Micronesia. Midway Islands)
KVS1-490 - Marshall Islands
KVS501-990 - Micronesia (Federated States)
KVS2501-2999 - Midway Islands
(KVU - Nauru. Netherlands New Guinea)
KVU1-499 - Nauru
KVU1001-1099 - Netherlands New Guinea (to 1963)
KVW - New Caledonia
KWA - Niue
KWC - Northern Mariana Islands
KWE - Pacific Islands Trust Territory
KWG - Palau
KWH - Papua New Guinea
(KWL - Pitcairn Island. Solomon Islands)
KWL1-499 - Pitcairn Island
KWL2001-2490 - Solomon Islands
KWP - Tonga
KWQ - Tuvalu
KWR - Vanuatu
(KWT - Wake Island. Wallis and Futuna Islands)
KWT1-489 - Wake Island
KWT2001-2490 - Wallis and Futuna Islands
KWW - Western Samoa

KWX - Antarctica

KZ - Law of Nations[edit]

KZ2-6795 - Law of Nations

KZ2-5.5 - Bibliography
KZ24-38 - Societies, etc.
KZ27-37 - National
KZ(60)-62.5 - Intergovernmental congresses and conferences
KZ(63)-1152 - Sources. Fontes juris gentium
KZ118-194 - Treaties and other international agreements
KZ119-165 - To 1920
KZ170-173 - 1920
KZ176-182.5 - Boundary treaties
KZ183-183.5 - Treaties of arbitration, investigation, etc.
KZ184-194 - Peace treaties
KZ199-218 - Judicial decisions and arbitral awards. Law reports
KZ221-1152 - By region or country
KZ1165-1208 - Trials
KZ1168-1208 - War crime trials
KZ1234-1236 - Legal research. Legal bibliography
KZ1249-1252 - International law and other disciplines
KZ1255-1273 - Theory and principles
KZ1267-1273 - Domain of the law of nations
KZ1284-1285.5 - Methodology
KZ1287-1296 - Codification of the law of nations
KZ1298-1304 - The law of treaties. System of treaty law
KZ(1319)-(1327) - International legal regimes
KZ1329-3085 - Early/Medieval development to ca. 1900. Ius Naturae et Gentium
KZ1330-1339 - Peace of Westphalia to the French Revolution (1648-1789)
KZ1345-1369 - French Revolution to the American Civil War (1789-1861)
KZ1373-1387.2 - American Civil War to the First Conference of the Hague (1861-1899)
KZ2064-3085 - Publicists. Writers on public international law
KZ3092-3405 - 20th century
KZ3110-3405 - Publicists. Writers on public international law
KZ3410 - 21st century
KZ3670-3881 - Objects of the law of nations. Territory and its different parts
KZ3900-(5490) - The international legal community and members
KZ3910-(5490) - Subjects of the law of nations
KZ4002-4080 - The state
KZ4110 - By region
KZ4112-4820 - By state
KZ4850-(5490) - Intergovernmental organizations. IGOs
KZ4853-(4934) - The League of Nations
KZ(4935)-5275 - The United Nations
KZ(5330)-(5490) - Regional organizations
KZ5510-6299 - International law of peace and peace enforcement
KZ5586-5893 - The system of collective security
KZ5615-5893 - Arms control and disarmament regimes
KZ5637-5645 - Conventional arms control
KZ5647-5686 - Nuclear (Strategic) arms limitation
KZ5687-5788.5 - Nuclear weapon free zones and zones of peace
KZ5834-5865 - Other weapons of mass destruction
KZ5870-5893 - Mutual and balanced reduction of armed forces
KZ5900-5967 - Military pact systems for collective self-defense
KZ6009-6299 - Pacific settlement of international disputes and conflict resolution
KZ6115-6299 - Arbitration and adjudication
KZ6350-6785 - Enforced settlement of international disputes
KZ6360-6373 - Non-military coercion
KZ6374-(6377) - Threat of force
KZ6378-6785 - Law of war and neutrality. Jus belli
KZ6427-6437 - Warfare on land
KZ6440-6530 - Humanitarian law
KZ6540-6660 - Warfare on sea
KZ6665-6714 - Air warfare
KZ6730-6795 - The end of war. Armistice. Surrender. Postliminy

KZA - Law of the sea[edit]

KZA1040-1065 - Intergovernmental congresses and conferences
KZA1118-1122 - Treaties and other international agreements
KZA1340-1417 - Concepts and principles
KZA1340 - Mare clausum doctrine
KZA1348-1405 - Mare liberum doctrine
KZA1430-1690 - Maritime boundaries
KZA1630-1664 - Continental shelf
KZA(3481)-(3900) - Marine resources conservation and development
KZA(3891)-(3900) - High-seas fisheries and fisheries regimes
KZA4130-(4205) - Public order of the oceans

KZD - Space law. Law of outer space[edit]

KZD1040-1065 - Intergovernmental congresses and conferences
KZD1118-1122 - Treaties and other international agreements
KZD1340-1400 - Concepts and principles. Theory
KZD1390-1400 - Regulated use theory
KZD1410 - The source of the law of space
KZD1420-1455 - Boundaries
KZD3489-4406 - Peaceful uses of outer space
KZD3489.5-3608 - Space resources
KZD4030-4326 - Public order in space and outer space
KZD4080-4210 - Space flight
KZD(4301)-4310 - Space communication
KZD4320.2-4326 - Rescue operations in outer space
KZD4440-4406 - Liability for accidents
KZD5614-6715 - Un-peaceful uses of outer space
KZD5620-5622.2 - Treaties and other international agreements
KZD5648-5680.2 - Disarmament and demilitarization regimes in outer space

Under development[edit]

The following schedules are currently under development:

  • KBX - Canon law of Protestant churches[citation needed]
  • KIA-KIX - Law of the indigenous peoples of the Americas[note 27]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c The degrees in canon law are the JCB (Bachelor of Canon Law), the JCL (Licentiate of Canon Law), and the JCD (Doctor of Canon Law). See those articles for more information about education in canon law and the academies.
  2. ^ This schedule is currently not listed in the public version of the Library of Congress Classification Outline. It appears to be the accepted classification for Nunavut law at Canadian libraries.
  3. ^ Includes Bosnia & Hercegovina (1992-; cf. KKZ)[citation needed]
  4. ^ Includes Croatia (1992-; cf. KKZ)[citation needed]
  5. ^ Includes Kosovo (2008-)[citation needed]
  6. ^ Includes Macedonia (1992-; cf. KKZ).[citation needed]
  7. ^ Includes Montenegro (2006-; cf. KKS, KKZ).[citation needed]
  8. ^ Includes Serbia & Montenegro (2003-; cf. KKZ, KKL).[citation needed]
  9. ^ Includes Slovenia (1992-)[citation needed]
  10. ^ Pre-Soviet, see KLP.
  11. ^ Turkey is classified under KKX.
  12. ^ Estonia is classified under KJS.
  13. ^ Latvia is classified under KKI.
  14. ^ Lithuania is classified under KKJ.
  15. ^ cf. KLA, KLN.
  16. ^ cf. KLA, KLB.
  17. ^ After 1991, see KKY.
  18. ^ English: Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic
  19. ^ English: Bukharan People's Soviet Republic
  20. ^ English: Khorezm People's Soviet Republic
  21. ^ Southern Yemen is classified under KMY.
  22. ^ cf. KLD
  23. ^ cf. KMM
  24. ^ Vietnam (to 1945). North Vietnam (1945-1975). Vietnam (1975-)
  25. ^ a.k.a. United Arab Republic; cf. KL.
  26. ^ a.k.a. Côte d'Ivoire
  27. ^ The draft of this schedule was made available for review in April 2012 at http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/kia_draft.html

References[edit]