Law Library Stacks

The Law Library of Congress contains the largest body of United States federal and state law, foreign law, international law, and comparative law and legislation in the world.  The access guides below are available to help you navigate some of our collections.

Law Reviews and Periodicals

Find an alphabetical list of law review and periodicals available in the Law Library Reading Room.

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Reading Room Call Number Chart

The Law Library collection includes materials within the law classification scheme; classes J1-J14, JX1-JX1304, JX2000-JX9999, K, and LAW. This detailed guide provides call numbers and other information for materials in the Law Library and other general collections in the Library of Congress.

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U.S. Federal Courts: Records and Briefs

Find information on the Library’s paper and microform collections of records and briefs from select U.S. Courts of Appeals. References to free online resources and a publically accessible subscription database, PACER, are included.

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U.S. Supreme Court: Records and Briefs

Find information on the Library’s paper, microform, and subscription database collections of oral arguments, records, and briefs, as well as references to select free online resources.

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Last Updated: 12/30/2020