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

Overview of the Collection:

First Floor:
Reference, Reserve.
Second Floor:
A.L.R., Am. Jur.2d, Current Periodicals, West's Legal Forms, Federal Collection, Virginia Quick Reference, Virginia, D.C., and Maryland Collection
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
319 Admiralty KF 1099, 1103-1112
320 Agency KF 1344
101 Almanac of the Federal Judiciary KF 8700.A19 A46
215 American Jurisprudence 2d (Am.Jur.2d)  
215 American Law Reports 1st-5th, Fed. (A.L.R) (cancelled 2009)  
318 Americans With Disabilities KF 480, KF 3464
323 Antitrust and Trade Regulation KF 1601
101,304 Animal Rights KF 3841, HV 4708-4764
205 Annals of Congress KF 35 
325 Arbitration (Labor) KF 3415
101, 341 Arbitration and Award (Commercial) KF 9084-85, Z 7164, KF 9085
326 Art and the Law KF 4288
341 Attorney-Client Privilege KF 8959
317 Attorney Fees KF 316
320 Automotive Law KF 1290
324 Aviation Law KF 2400
322 Bankruptcy KF 1501
319 Banks and Banking KF 956-1035
101 Black’s Law Dictionary (old editions; current edition on dictionary stands) KF 156 .B53
Reserve Blue Book, A Uniform System of Citation Reserve KF 245
Microfiche Briefs of the U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Courts of Appeals (D.C., Federal, and 4th Circuits) on microfiche  
301 British Law KD
320 Business Organizations KF 1355
4th Floor Canadian Law KF 8863
318 Children and the Law KF 479
101, 317, 4th floor Chinese Law K 52.C5, KNQ 78, K 7340 .W36
324 Chisum on Patents KF 3114
340 Civil Procedure KF 8816
327 Communications Law KF 4744
316, 318, 327 Civil Rights KF 1325, KF 3464, KF 4748 - 4749, KF 4757 -4758
320 Civil Rights Litigation KF 1325
214 Code of Federal Regulations  
102, 311 Code of Virginia (LexisNexis)  
323 Collier on Bankruptcy KF 1515
319 Commercial Law and Paper KF 871
324 Communications Law KF 2750, 2762-2844
318, 319 Computer Law and Cases KF 390, KF 905
318 Condominiums KF 581
317, 318 Conflict of Laws KF 410
Archives Congressional Information Service (C.I.S.) Index to Microfiche; C.I.S. microfiche located in Archives  
214 Congressional Record (recent issues)  
101, 326 Constitutional Law & Constitutional History KF 4502-4557, KF 4501
319 Consumer Credit KF 1039
101, 319 Construction Law KD9420, KF 902
318, 319 Contracts KF 801
  Copyright (See Intellectual Property)  
320 Corporations KF 1355
320 Corporations KF 1355
320 Corporate Finance KF 1428
101, 341 Criminal Law, General KF 9210-9731
341 Criminal Procedure KF 9606
318 Damages KF 445
211 Decennial Digests  
327 Democracy, Politics KF 4880
101, 102 Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
101, 102 Directories, General & Legal KF 190
340 Discovery, Bender's Forms of Discovery KF 8900
326 Discrimination, Employment KF 3464
205 District of Columbia Materials KFD
318 Domestic Relations KF 501
302-303 Economics HB-HC
326 Education and the Law KF 4117
327 Election Law KF 4886
338 Eminent Domain KF 5599
326 Employee Benefits KF 3509
326 Employment Discrimination KF 3464
102 Encyclopedia Americana (2004 Edition)  
324 Energy Law (Mining) KF 1809
324 Energy Law (Utilities) KF 2085
101, 404-406 English Law KD
326 Entertainment Law KF 4288
101, 320, 326 Environmental Law KF 1298, KF 3775
318 Equity KF 398
318 Estate Planning KF 748
339 Estate Planning (Tax) KF 6571
301 Ethics KF 305
101, 301, 4th Floor European Law & History KJE
407-408 European Union KJE
340 Evidence KF 8931
340, 341 Evidence KF 8931
341 Evidence, Criminal KF 9660
210 Federal Appendix (no longer updated)  
Reserve Federal Court Rules
340 Federal Practice KF 8800
340 Federal Practice and Procedure (Wright & Miller) KF 8840.W68
205 Federal Register (recent issues)  
Reserve Federal Rules of Civil Procedure  
340 Federal Rules of Evidence Service and Digest  
341 Federal Sentencing KF 9685
Archives Federal Trade Commission Decisions (discontinued 1999)  
304 Finance and Banking  
101, 327 First Amendment 4770
101, 3rd Floor Food & Drug Laws KF 3865
324 Foreign Trade KF 1975
204 West's Legal Forms KF 170
338 Freedom of Information KF 5753
318 Future Interests KF 604
317 George Mason University Scalia Law School Working Papers KF 209
304, 305 Government & Politics
319 Government Contracts KF 841
101, 205, Archives Government Documents & Publications Z 1223, ZA 5055, 5075
101, 304, 326 Gun Laws KF 3941, HV7436
404-406 Great Britain KD
341 Habeas Corpus KF 9011
326 Health Law KF 3821
101, 301 History, General Z 1236, Z 1361, Z 6201
338 Housing KF 5729
101, 305, 316 Human Rights KF 4747, JC 571, K 3238, K 3240
101, 327 Immigration KF 4800
327 Impeachment, Federal KF 4958
319 Insurance KF 1135
Archives Index to Legal Periodicals (1786-1932)  
Archives Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals  
101, 324, 325 Intellectual Property KD 1267 KF 2973
339 Internal Revenue Service Cumulative Bulletin KF 6282
412 International Court of Justice JX 1971.6
101, 408-413 International Law K 583-4610, JX, KZ
316, 317 International Law, Private
317 International Trade K 3842
327 Interpreter Releases KF 4700 .A15 A54
324 Internet Law KF 2763.4
101, 317, 340 Judicial Conduct KF 8779, KF 305
341 Judgments KF 8990
304 Justice, General
305, 306, 318 Jurisprudence KF 379
341 Jury Instructions, Federal KF 8984
303 Labor & Economics KF 3302
325, 326 Labor & Employment Law KF 3302
101, 338 Land Use & Zoning KF 5505, KF 5599, KF 5692, KF 5701, KF 5692
209 Landmark Briefs and Arguments of the U.S. Supreme Court  
101, 302, 303, 306 Law & Economics  K 487
101 Law, Introductions and Overviews by Topic KF 387-KF 36507
101 Law Librarianship Z 765 – Z 731
101 Legal Almanacs
101 Legal Bibliographies
101, 102 Legal Dictionaries
101 Legal Directories KF 190-195, KF 338, KF 354, KF 372, KF 8700
317 Legal Drafting KF 250
101, 317 Legal Education KF 263, KF 266, KF 272-297
317 Legal Ethics KF 305
101, 318 Legal History K 150-284, KF 352, KF 350
317 Legal Malpractice KF 313
101, 317 Legal Profession KF 297
101 Legal Quotes KF 159
101, 317 Legal Research KF 240
101 Legal Writing K 94, KF 240-250
101, 327 Legislation & Lawmaking K 3320, KF 5411, KF 5753, KF 4945
101 Legislative History KF 1 - KF 90, Z 7165
326 Lindey on Entertainment, Publishing and the Arts KF 4290.L56
101, 340 Litigation KF 8900
327 Lobbying KF 4948
338 Local Government Law KF 5300
413 Maritime Law (International) JX 4131
Reference Martindale-Hubbell  
206 Maryland Materials  
324 Mass Media KF 2750
324 Medical Malpractice KF 2905
326 Medicare and Medicaid KF 3608
101, 318 Mental Disability KF 480
101, 327, 4th Floor Mexican Law KF 102, KF 150, KF 4819
102, 201 Michie’s Jurisprudence of Virginia and West Virginia  
Microfiche Microfiche collection -- 4th Floor and Archives  
339 Military Criminal Law & Procedure KF 7609
210 Military Justice Reporter (West)  
339 Military Law KF 7204
324 Mining KF 1809
340 Moore’s Federal Practice KF 8820.A313 M63
301 Morality & Law
318 Mortgages KF 694
338 Municipal Corporations KF 5300
406 NAFTA KDZ 260
320 Negligence KF 1281
319 Negotiable Instruments KF 957
101 Newsletters, Legal
324 Nimmer on Copyright KF 2991.5
320 Non-Profit Organizations KF 1388
101 Notable Trials K 540, KF 220, KF 385
324 Oil, Gas, and Mining Law KF 1849
102 Oxford English Dictionary PE 1625.O87
205 Pacific Digest (Cancelled 2006)  
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  
207 Periodicals Unbound   
340 Personal Injury KF 8925
Archives Pike & Fischer Administrative Law KF 5401
304 Political Science
341 Plea Bargaining KF 9654
213 Presidential Documents  
327 Presidential Power KF 5050-5053
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
101, 318 Property (Land & Personal) KF 560
205 Public Papers of the Presidents  
341 Receivers KF 9016
207 Regional Reporter--Southeastern Reporter  
101, 301, 327 Religion KF 4783, KF 4865
341 Remedies KF 9010
216 Restatements of the Law KF 395.A2
319 Restitution KF 1244
341 RICO KF 9375
319 Sales KF 914
341 Search and Seizure KF 9625
319 Secured Transactions KF 1050
320 Securities Regulations KF 1428
101, 316, 340 Small Claims K 2138, KF 8769
326 Social Security and Pensions KF 3644
302 Social Science  
304 Sociology & Social History  
206-207 Southeastern Reporter (GA, NC, SC, VA, WV)  
327 Sovereign Democracy KF 4881
209-211 State Codes and Administrative Regulations for DC, MD, VA  
Microfiche State Codes (superseded) on microfiche  
101 National Survey of State Laws KF 386
318 Statutory Construction KF 425
101, 102, 340 Supreme Court KF 8742
208 Supreme Court Reporter (West)  
319 Suretyship KF 1045
101, 339 Tax Collection KF 6287
339 Tax Treaties KF 6306
317 Taxation, Foreign & International K 4460
324 Telecommunications Law KF 2765
304 Terrorism HV 6431
319 Torts KF 1249
  Trademarks (See Intellectual Property)  
303 Transportation & Communications  
101, 409-410 Treaties KZ 235, JX 120
340 Trial and Pretrial KF 8900
101, 339 Tribal Law KF 8203
318 Trusts KF 729
319 Uniform Commercial Code KF 879
317 Uniform Laws Annotated KF 165.A5
Archives United Nations Material (print and microfiche)  
212 United States Code (U.S.C.)  
212 United States Code Annotated (U.S.C.A.)  
203 United States Code Congressional & Administrative News (U.S.C.C.A.N.) (no longer updated)  
Microfiche United States Court of Appeals Records and Briefs (D.C., Federal, and 4th Circuits)   
301, 302 United States History  
324 United States Patent Quarterly KF 2975.3 .U54
208 United States Reports (U.S.)  
213 United States Statutes at Large  
339 United States Supreme Court – History, Biographies, Memoirs KF 8741
201 United States Supreme Court Digest (West) (no longer updated) KF 101.1 
Microfiche United States Supreme Court Records and Briefs on microfiche  
410 United States Treaties and Other International Agreements JX
101, 339 Veterans KF 7709
203, Reserve Virginia CLE Collection  
102, 201 Virginia Forms KFV 2468
204, Reserve Virginia Jury Instructions KFV 2942.6
101, 102, 201-207, Reserve Virginia Materials KFV 2401, Z 1231
102 Virginia Materials (Quick Reference)  
204, 207 Virginia Cases (Virginia Reports, Ct of Appeals, Circuit)  
102 Virginia/West Virginia Digest  
327 Voting Rights KF 4891-4911
205 Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents  
211 West's Annotated Code of Virginia  
207 West’s Legal Forms  
304, 341 White Collar Crime HV 6769, KF 9350
318 Wills & Trusts KF 729
101, 211 Words and Phrases KD 313
326 Workers Compensation KF 3613
101, 338 Zoning & Land Use KF 5505, KF 5599, KF 5691