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A research guide to legal sources in the UK.

The materials in this guide are designed to provide basic research guidance on primary law of the United Kingdom. There is also a short tutorial on secondary sources and a small section on legislative history. Particular attention is paid to sources that are accessible in the Library, via electronic subscription resources for students and faculty, or for free online; Bluebook citation preference is also noted. 

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Where to Find It

In the Loyola Law Library, foreign and international materials are found on the third floor. 

Library of Congress Call Number Classifications

 K 1 - 7720  Law, general
 KD  Law of the UK and Ireland, general
 KD 51-9500  England and Wales
 KD 8850-9312  Local laws of England
 KD 9320-9355  Local laws of Wales
 KD 9400-9500  Wales
 KDC 51-990  Scotland
 KDE 21-580  Northern Ireland
 KDG 26-540  Isle of Man, Channel Islands
 KDK 21-1950  Ireland



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