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The George Mason University School of Law Library's collection is particularly strong in the areas of law and economics, business, economic theory and history, ethics and philosophy, tax, patent law, and banking.

Overview of the Collection:

First Floor:
A.L.R., Am. Jur.2d, C.J.S., Forms, Federal Collection, Reference, Current Periodicals, Reserve, U.S. Government Documents, Virginia Quick Reference.
Second Floor:
State Collection, including official and regional reporters, codes, regulations, and practice materials.
Third Floor:
Treatises (arranged according to the Library of Congress classification system) Tax, Labor, and Patent collections, Bound Periodicals.
Fourth Floor:
International Relations, Foreign Law, Law of Nations, Law of the Sea, Religious Law.

A complete list of subject headings with cross-references is available in Library of Congress Subject Headings [Reference Z695.Z8 L524a].

Click on a letter below to browse the list of subjects and frequently used titles:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

RangeSubject or titleCall Number
317 ABA/BNA Lawyer's Manual on Professional Conduct KF 305
338 Administrative Law KF 5401
113-115, 118 Administrative Decisions  
319 Admiralty KF 1099
320 Agency KF 1344
113 Reference Almanac of the Federal Judiciary KF 8700.A19 A46
107 American Jurisprudence 2d (Am.Jur.2d)  
107 American Jurisprudence Forms   
107 American Jurisprudence Proof of Facts  
107 American Jurisprudence Trials  
108 American Law Reports 1st-6th (cancelled 2009), Fed. (A.L.R)  
318, 326 Americans With Disabilities

KF 480, KF 3464

323-324 Antitrust and Trade Regulation KF 1601
101 Annals of Congress KF 35 
326 Arbitration (Labor) KF 3415
341 Arbitration and Award (Commercial) KF 9085
202 Atlantic Digest 1st , 2nd (Cancelled 2006)
 
203 Atlantic Reporter (CT, DE, DC, ME, MD, NH, NJ, PA, RI, VT)  
341 Attorney-Client Privilege KF 8959
318 Attorney Fees KF 316
320 Automotive Law KF 1290
324 Aviation Law KF 2400
323 Bankruptcy KF 1501
119-120 Bankruptcy Digest & Bankruptcy Reporter (West)  
319 Banks and Banking KF 956
112 Reference Black’s Law Dictionary (old editions, current edition on dictionary stands) KF 156 .B53
Circ Desk-Reserve Blue Book, A Uniform System of Citation Reserve KF 245
201 Blue Book (National Reporter)  
Microform Room 138 Briefs of the U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Courts of Appeals (D.C., Federal, 2nd & 4th Circuits) on microfiche  
404-406 British Law KD
320 Business Organizations KF 1355
212 California Digest, 1st & 2nd  
211-212 California Reporter  
406-407 Canadian Law KE
108 Causes of Action, Causes of Action 2d KF 8863 
318 Children and the Law KF 479
325 Chism on Patents KF 3114
340 Civil Procedure KF 8816
327 Civil Rights KF 4744
320 Civil Rights Litigation KF 1325
102 Code of Federal Regulations
(Previous CFR’s on microfiche in Microform Room 136)
 
101, 228 Code of Virginia (Michie's)  
323 Collier on Bankruptcy KF 1524
319 Commercial Law and Paper KF 871
324 Communications Law KF 2763

114

Comptroller General’s Procurement Decisions, 1958-1973, 1982- ; Decisions from 1975-1985 located in binders in Microform Room 136

 
318-319 Computer Law and Cases KF 390, KF 905
318 Condominiums KF 581
318 Conflict of Laws KF 410
106 Congressional Information Service (C.I.S.) Index to Microfiche; C.I.S. microfiche located in Microform Room 136  
102 Congressional Material  
102 Congressional Record recent issues; issues 1789- located in Microform Rooms 136 & 138  
326 Constitutional Law & Constitutional History KF 4501
319 Consumer Credit KF 1039
319 Construction Law KF 902
319 Contracts KF 801
  Copyright (See Intellectual Property)  
320 Corporations KF 1355
320 Corporate Finance KF 1428
108 Corpus Juris Secundum (C.J.S.)  
341 Criminal Law KF 9210
341 Criminal Procedure KF 9606
318 Damages KF 445
201 Decennial Digests  
112 Reference Directories KF 190
340 Discovery, Bender's Forms of Discovery KF 8900
326 Discrimination, Employment KF 3464
212-213 District of Columbia Materials KFD
318 Domestic Relations KF 501
302-303 Economics HB-HC
326 Education and the Law KF 4117
120 Education Law Digest  (-2007) & Education Law Reporter (West) (-1997)  
338 Eminent Domain KF 5599
326 Employee Benefits KF 3509
326 Employment Discrimination KF 3464
113 Reference Encyclopedia Americana (2004 Edition)  
324 Energy Law (Mining) KF 1809
324 Energy Law (Utilities) KF 2085
404-406 English Law KD
326 Entertainment Law KF 4288
320, 327 Environmental Law KF 1298, KF 3775
318 Equity KF 398
318 Estate Planning KF 748
339 Estate Planning (Tax) KF 6571
317 Ethics KF 305
407-408 European Union KJE
340-341 Evidence KF 8931
341 Evidence, Criminal KF 9660
105 Federal Appendix  
104 Federal Cases (Circuit & District Courts, 1789-1880)  
119 Federal Claims Reporter (West)  
Circ Desk-Reserve Federal Court Rules  
340 Federal Practice KF 8800
340 Federal Practice and Procedure (Wright & Miller) KF 8840.W68
121 Federal Practice Digest 2nd-5th (and predecessors)  
102 Federal Register recent issues; older issues on microfiche in Microform Room 136  
104-105 Federal Reporter (F., F2d., F3d.)  
120 Federal Rules Decisions  
Circ Desk-Reserve Federal Rules of Civil Procedure  
120 Federal Rules Service  
341 Federal Sentencing KF 9685
105,117-118 Federal Supplement (F. Supp., F. Supp. 2d)  
113 Federal Trade Commission Decisions (discontinued 1999)  
324 Foreign Trade KF 1975
107 Forms, General KF 170
338 Freedom of Information KF 5753
318 Future Interests KF 604
317 George Mason University School of Law Working Papers KF209
319 Government Contracts KF 841
109-110 Government Documents  
404-406 Great Britain KD
341 Habeas Corpus KF 9011
326 Health Law KF 3821
338 Housing KF 5729
337 Immigration KF 4800
319-320 Insurance KF 1135
111 Index to Legal Periodicals (1786-1932)  
111 Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals  
324-325 Intellectual Property KF 2973
339 Internal Revenue Service Cumulative Bulletin KF 6282.A1 I495
412 International Court of Justice JX 1971.6 .A244
408-413 International Law JX, KZ
317 International Trade K 3842
338 Interpreter Releases KF 4700 .A15 A54
324 Internet Law KF 2763.4
318 Jurisprudence KF 379
341 Jury Instructions, Federal KF 8984
325-326 Labor & Employment Law KF 3302
338 Land Use & Zoning KF 5691
104

Landmark Briefs and Arguments of the U.S. Supreme Court

 
306 Law & Economics  K 487
317-318 Legal Drafting KF 250
318 Legal Ethics KF 305
318 Legal History KF 350
318 Legal Malpractice KF 313
318 Legal Profession KF 297
318 Legal Research KF 240
326 Lindey on Entertainment, Publishing and the Arts KF 4290.L56
340 Litigation KF 8900
338 Local Government Law KF 5300
413 Maritime Law (International) JX 4131
113 Martindale-Hubbell  
217 Maryland Materials  
324 Mass Media KF 2750
324 Medical Malpractice KF 2905
326 Medicare and Medicaid KF 3608
318 Mental Disability KF 480
101, 228 Michie’s Jurisprudence of Virginia and West Virginia  
Microform Rooms 136 & 138

Microform Collection 

 
339 Military Criminal Law & Procedure KF 7609
115 Military Justice Reporter (West)  
339 Military Law KF 7204
324 Mining KF 1809
340 Moore’s Federal Practice KF 8820.A313 M63
318 Mortgages KF 694
338 Municipal Corporations KF 5300
406 NAFTA KDZ 260
115 National Labor Relations Board, Decisions and Orders  
201 National Reporter Blue Book  
320 Negligence KF 1281
319 Negotiable Instruments KF 957
222 New York Digest 4th  
221-222 New York Supplement  
325 Nimmer on Copyright KF 2991.5
320 Non-Profit Organizations KF 1388
203 North Eastern Reporter (IL, IN, MA, NY, OH)  
203-204 North Western Reporter (IA, MI, MN, NE, ND, SD, WI)  
324 Oil, Gas, and Mining Law KF 1849
113 Reference Oxford English Dictionary PE 1625.O87
205 Pacific Digest (Cancelled 2006)
 
204-205

Pacific Reporter (AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, KS, MT, NV, NM, OK, OR, UT, WA, WY)

 
317 Paralegal Studies KF 320
320 Partnerships KF 1374
  Patents (See Intellectual Property)  
306-315 Periodicals Bound (A-L) (compact shelving)  
328-337 Periodicals Bound (L-Z) (compact Shelving)  
401-403 Periodicals Discontinued Bound  
110-111 Periodicals Unbound  
340 Personal Injury KF 8925
115 Pike & Fischer Administrative Law KF 5401
340 Pretrial and Trial KF 8900
341 Prison Law KF 9728
320 Privacy KF 1262
340 Procedure, Civil KF 8816
341 Procedure, Criminal KF 9606
320 Products Liability KF 1296
318 Property (Land & Personal) KF 560
101 Public Papers of the Presidents  
341 Receivers KF 9016
112-113 Reference Material  
202-209 Regional Reporters, Digests  
341 Remedies KF 9010
107 Restatements of the Law KF 395.A2
320 Restitution KF 1244
341 RICO KF 9375
319 Sales KF 914
341 Search and Seizure KF 9625
319 Secured Transactions KF 1050
320-323 Securities Regulations KF 1428
106 US Serial Set Index  
326 Social Security and Pensions KF 3644
     
206 South Eastern Digest 2d (cancelled 2005)  
205-206 South Eastern Reporter (GA, NC, SC, VA, WV)  
  South Western Digest (No longer published; see individual state digests for AR, KY, MO, TN, TX)  
207-209 South Western Reporter (AR, KY, MO, TN, TX)  
 

Southern Digest (No longer published; see individual state digests for AL, FL, LA, MS)

 
206-207 Southern Reporter (AL, FL, LA, MS)  
210-230

State Codes and Administrative Regulations (Library owns, and keeps current, codes for DE, DC, MD, NJ, NY, NC, PA, VA, WV; Library owns, and keeps current, administrative codes and registers for DC, MD, VA)

 
Microform Room 136 State Codes (superseded) on microfiche  
210-230 State Digests (Library owns, and keeps current, digests for DC, MD, NJ, NY, NC, PA, VA, WV)  
210-230 State Reports (Official)  
318 Statutory Construction KF 425
103 Supreme Court Reporter (West)  
319 Suretyship KF 1045
339-340 Tax Collection  
339 Tax Treaties KF 6306
316 Taxation, Foreign & International K 4460
324 Telecommunications Law KF 2763
304 Terrorism HV 6431
320 Torts KF 1249
  Trademarks (See Intellectual Property)  
409-410 Treaties JX 120
340 Trial and Pretrial KF 8900
318 Trusts KF 729
319 Uniform Commercial Code KF 879
317 Uniform Laws Annotated KF 165.A5
Archives, Microform Room 136 United Nations Material on microfiche  
Archives, Microform Room 136 United Nations Treaties  
102 United States Code (U.S.C.)  
101 United States Code Annotated (U.S.C.A.)  
102 United States Code Congressional & Administrative News (U.S.C.C.A.N.)  
101 United States Code Service (U.S.C.S.) (No longer updated as of April, 2007)  
Microform Room 138 United States Court of Appeals (D.C., Federal, 2nd & 4th Circuits) Records & Briefs available on microfiche  
119 United States Court of Claims Reports  
104 United States Law Week (BNA) (-2006)  
118 United States Merit Systems Protection Board  
325 United States Patent Quarterly KF 2975.3 .U54
103 United States Reports (U.S.)  
106 United States Serial Set Index; Serial Set microfiche located in Microform Room 136  
102 United States Statutes at Large  
339-340 United States Supreme Court – History, Biographies, Memoirs

KF 8741

104 United States Supreme Court Digest (West) KF 101.1 
104 United States Supreme Court Digest (Lawyers' Edition) (-2007)  
Microform Room 138

United States Supreme Court Records and Briefs available on microfiche

 
103 United States Supreme Court Reports (Lawyers’ Edition) (-2008)  
409-413 United States Treaties and Other International Agreements JX
228, Circ Desk-Reserve Virginia CLE Collection
101, 228, Circ Desk-Reserve Virginia Forms KFV 2468
Circ Desk-Reserve Virginia Jury Instructions KFV 2942.6
228-229, Circ Desk-Reserve Virginia Materials KFV
101 Virginia Materials (Basic, for public use)  
229 Virginia Cases (Virginia Reports, Ct of Appeals, Circuit)  
101, 229 Virginia/West Virginia Digest  
101 Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents  
228 West's Annotated Code of Virginia  
107 West’s Legal Forms  
304, 341 White Collar Crime HV 6769, KF 9350
318 Wills & Trusts KF 729
108 Words and Phrases  
326 Workers Compensation KF 3613
338 Zoning & Land Use KF 5691