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, Virginia Quick Reference
Second Floor:
A.L.R., Am. Jur.2d, Current Periodicals, West's Legal Forms, Federal Collection, 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:
A.L.R., 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

 

Range Subject or Title Call Number
317 ABA/BNA Lawyer's Manual on Professional Conduct KF 305
338 Administrative Law KF 5401
319 Admiralty KF 1099-1135
320 Agency KF 1344
101, 408 Almanac of the Federal Judiciary KF 8700 .A19 A46
341 Alternative Dispute Resolution KF 9084-86
216 American Jurisprudence 2d (Am.Jur.2d)  

 

215

408

American Law Reports (A.L.R) (cancelled 2009)

A.L.R. 4th-6th, Fed. 

A.L.R. 1st-3d

 
318 Americans with Disabilities KF 480

101

304, 318

Animal Rights

HV 4708-64

KF 390.5 .A5, KF 390.5 .A6, KF 3841

213 Annals of Congress KF 35 
323 Antitrust and Trade Regulation KF 1601-57
341 Appellate Practice KF 9050-52
101, 341 Arbitration (Commercial) KF 9085, Z 7164
325 Arbitration (Labor) KF 3408
326 Art Law KF 4288
341 Attorney-Client Privilege KF 8959
317 Attorney Fees & Marketing KF 316-18
320 Automotive Law KF 1290

320

324

Aviation Law

KF 1290 .A9

KF 2400

322-323 Bankruptcy KF 1501-44
319 Banks and Banking KF 956-1035

101

327

Bill of Rights

KF 4750

KF 4744-50

101 Black’s Law Dictionary (old editions; current edition on dictionary stands) KF 156 .B53
Reserve The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation KF 245
4th Floor Briefs of the U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Courts of Appeals (D.C., Federal, and 4th Circuits) (microfiche)  
301 British History  
101, 404-406 British Law KD
320 Business Organizations KF 1355
327 Campaign Finance KF 4920

101, 405-406

Canadian Law KE
318 Children and the Law KF 479

101, 407 

Chinese Law KNQ
325 Chisum on Patents KF 3114
340 Civil Procedure KF 8816, KF 8839-41
320, 327 Civil Rights KF 1325, KF 4748-65
320 Civil Rights Litigation KF 1325
214 Code of Federal Regulations  
102, 201 Code of Virginia (LexisNexis)  
323 Collier on Bankruptcy KF 1515
303 Commerce  
319 Commercial Law and Paper KF 871-90
324 Communications Law KF 2750-2849
318, 319 Computer Law and Cases KF 390.5, KF 905
318 Condominiums KF 581
318 Conflict of Laws KF 410-12

102

327

Congress

JF 501-1341

KF 4935

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 4501-4630
101, 319 Construction Law KD 9420, KF 902
319 Consumer Credit KF 1039
318-319 Contracts KF 801
  Copyright (See Intellectual Property)  

304

320

Corporate Finance

HG 4011-27

KF 1428

  Corporations (see Business Associations)  

304

341

Criminal Justice

HV 8073-9960

KF 9618 .L38

101, 341 Criminal Law, General KF 9210-9825
341 Criminal Procedure KF 9606
  Cyber Law (see Computer Law)  
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  KF 8900
205 District of Columbia Materials KFD
318 Domestic Relations KF 501
302-303 Economics HB-HC
326 Education Law KF 4117
318 Elder Law KF 390 .A4
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
  English Law (see British Law)  

318

326

Entertainment Law

KF 390 .A57-.E57

KF 4290-4302

101

320, 326, 338

Environmental Law

KF 3775

KF 1298, KF 3775, KF 5505

318 Equity KF 398
318 Estate Planning KF 748
339 Estate Planning (Tax) KF 6571
301, 317 Ethics KF 305
101, 301, 4th Floor European Law & History D 505, KJ-KK
406-407 European Union KJE
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 .W66
214 Federal Register (recent issues)  
Reserve, 340 Federal Rules of Civil Procedure KF 8810
340 Federal Rules of Evidence Service and Digest KF 8815-16
341 Federal Sentencing KF 9685
Archives Federal Trade Commission Decisions (discontinued 1999)  
303-304 Finance and Banking  
101, 327 First Amendment KF 4770
101, 326 Food & Drug Law KF 3865
324 Foreign Trade KF 1975-93
207 Forms, West's Legal  KF 1384
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, 2nd Floor, Archives Government Documents & Publications Z 1223, ZA 5055-75
  Great Britain (see British Law)  

101

304, 326

Gun Laws

KF 3941

HV 7436, KF 3941

341 Habeas Corpus KF 9011
326 Hazardous Waste  
326 Health Law KF 3821
101, 301 History, General Z 1236, Z 1361, Z 6201
338 Housing KF 5729-40
101, 305, 316 Human Rights KF 4747, JC 571, K 3238-40

101

327

Immigration

KF 4710, KF 4817-42

KF 4800

327 Impeachment, Federal KF 4958
Archives Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals  
Archives Index to Legal Periodicals (1786-1932)  
319 Insurance KF 1135-1243

101

324-325

Intellectual Property

KD 1267

KF 2973-3197

339 Internal Revenue Service Cumulative Bulletin KF 6282 .A2 1495
412 International Court of Justice JX 1971.6 .A244
101, 401-407 International Law K 583-4610, JX, KZ
316-317 International Law, Private  
317, 324 International Trade K 3842, KF 1975-88
324 Internet Law & Regulation (Pike & Fischer) KF 2763.4
327 Interpreter Releases KF 4700 .A15 A54
341 Judgments KF 8990

101

317, 340

Judicial Conduct

KF 8779

KF 305, KF 8779

305-306, 318 Jurisprudence KF 379
341 Jury Instructions, Federal KF 8984
325, 326 Labor & Employment Law KF 3302-3720
303 Labor Economics  
101, 338 Land Use & Zoning KF 5599-5700
209 Landmark Briefs and Arguments of the U.S. Supreme Court  
101, 302-303, 306 Law & Economics  K 487
342 Law & Literature  
101 Law, Introductions and Overviews by Topic KF 387-3650
101 Law Librarianship Z 642-731
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 263-297
317 Legal Ethics KF 305

101, 305

317-318

Legal History

K 150-284, KF 352

KF 350

317 Legal Malpractice KF 313
101, 317 Legal Profession KF 297-313
101 Legal Quotes KF 159
101, 317 Legal Research KF 240
101, 317 Legal Writing K 94, KF 240-50

101

327

Legislation & Lawmaking

K 3320

KF 4945

101 Legislative History KF 1-90, Z 7165
342 Library Science  
326 Lindey on Entertainment, Publishing and the Arts KF 4290. L56

101

340

Litigation

KF 8841-9050

KF 8900

327 Lobbying KF 4948
338 Local Government Law KF 5300
403 Maritime Law (International) JX 4131
101, 408 Martindale-Hubbell KF 190 .M3
206 Maryland Materials  
324 Mass Media KF 2750
324 Medical Malpractice KF 2905
326 Medicare and Medicaid KF 3605-3608
342 Medicine  

101

318, 326, 341, 342

Mental Disability

KF 3828

KF 480, KF 3828, KF 9242, RA 790.6

322

Mergers & Acquisitions  
101, 406 Mexican Law KF 102, KF 150, KGF
102, 201 Michie’s Jurisprudence of Virginia and West Virginia  
4th Floor, Archives Microfiche Collection  
339 Military Criminal Law & Procedure KF 7609
210 Military Justice Reporter (West)  
339 Military Law KF 7204-7745
342 Military Science  
324 Mining KF 1809
340 Moore’s Federal Practice KF 8820 .A313 M63
301 Morality & Law  
318 Mortgages KF 694
338 Municipal Corporations KF 5308
405 NAFTA KDZ 260, KDZ 944
320 Negligence KF 1281
319 Negotiable Instruments KF 957
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
317 Paralegal Studies KF 320
320 Partnerships KF 1365-1380
  Patents (See Intellectual Property)  
306-315 Periodicals Bound (A-L) (compact shelving)  
328-337 Periodicals Bound (L-Z) (compact shelving)  
410-412 Periodicals Discontinued Bound  
205 Periodicals Unbound   
320, 340 Personal Injury KF 1256, KF 8925
301 Philosophy  
Archives Pike & Fischer Administrative Law KF 5401
341 Plea Bargaining KF 9654
304 Political Science  
213 Presidential Documents  
327 Presidential Power KF 5050-53
340 Pretrial and Trial KF 8900
341 Prison Law KF 9728
320 Privacy KF 1262
320 Products Liability KF 1296

101

318

Property (Land & Personal)

KD 9420

KF 560

101

Public Interest Law Job Search Guide

KF 299

213 Public Papers of the Presidents  
341 Receivers KF 9016
206-207 Regional Reporter - South Eastern 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
338 Rulemaking KF 5411
319 Sales KF 914
341 Search and Seizure KF 9625
319 Secured Transactions KF 1050
320-322 Securities Regulations KF 1428
101, 316, 340 Small Claims K 2138, KF 8769
302 Social Sciences  
326 Social Security and Pensions KF 3644
304 Sociology & Social History  
206 South Eastern Digest 2d (West)  
206-207 South Eastern Reporter (GA, NC, SC, VA, WV)  
326 Sports Law  
201-206 State Codes and Administrative Regulations for DC, MD, VA  
4th Floor State Codes (superseded) on microfiche  
342 State Law  
101 State Laws, National Survey of  KF 386
342 Statistics  
318 Statutory Construction KF 425

101, 102

339-340

Supreme Court

KF 8742-45

KF 8741-48

208 Supreme Court Reporter (West)  
319 Suretyship KF 1045
101, 339 Tax Collection KF 6287-6763
339 Tax Treaties KF 6306
317 Taxation, Foreign & International K 4460
342 Technology  
324 Telecommunications Law KF 2765

304

317

Terrorism

HV 6431

K 5256

319-320 Torts KF 1249
  Trademarks (See Intellectual Property)  
303 Transportation & Communications  

101

401, 407

Treaties

KZ 235

JX 120

340 Trial and Pretrial KF 8900
101, 339 Tribal Law KF 8201
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.)  
213 United States Code Congressional & Administrative News (U.S.C.C.A.N.) (no longer updated)  
4th Floor United States Court of Appeals Records and Briefs (D.C., Federal, and 4th Circuits) (microfiche)  
301, 302 United States History  
324 United States Patent Quarterly KF 2975.3 .U54
208 United States Reports (U.S.)  
212 United States Statutes at Large  
339 United States Supreme Court – History, Biographies, Memoirs KF 8741
208 United States Supreme Court Digest (West) (no longer updated) KF 101.1 
4th Floor United States Supreme Court Records and Briefs on microfiche  
410 United States Treaties and Other International Agreements JX

101, 339

Veterans

KF 7709, KF 7745

204-207

Virginia Cases (Virginia Reports, Ct of Appeals, Circuit)  
Reserve, 203 Virginia CLE Collection  
102, 201 Virginia Forms KFV 2468
Reserve, 204 Virginia Jury Instructions KFV 2942.6, KFV 2983

Reserve, 101, 102, 201-207

Virginia Materials

KFV 2401, Z 1231

102, 201 Virginia/West Virginia Digest  
  Voting Rights (see Election Law)  
201 West's Annotated Code of Virginia  
101 West's Encyclopedia of American Law KF 154
207 West’s Legal Forms KF 1384
304, 341 White Collar Crime HV 6635-6769, KF 9350
318 Wills & Trusts KF 729
101, 216 Words and Phrases KD 313
326 Workers Compensation KF 3615-22
  Zoning (see Land Use & Zoning)