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How to Find Laws and Treaties

A research guide for federal, state, and international law.

Where are the books on Law located?

The Loras Library uses the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system.  Law-related materials can be found in these call number areas:

  • 340 - Law
  • 341 - Law of nations
  • 342 - Constitutional & administrative law
  • 343 - Military, tax, trade & industrial law
  • 344 - Labor, social, education & cultural law
  • 345 - Criminal law
  • 346 - Private law
  • 347 - Civil procedure & courts
  • 348 - Laws, regulations & cases
  • 349 - Law of specific jurisdictions & areas
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