Thema Subject Categories 1.4

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L Law
Use all L* codes for: academic, professional or specialist titles only. DO NOT USE: code ‘L’ itself, but select specific categories from section L*. The L* section is not meant to reflect any particular legal system and many titles will need at least two codes to create the appropriate category. Use all L* codes with: PLACE 1* Qualifiers to indicate jurisdiction (especially with LN* codes), plus other qualifiers as appropriate.
Prefer: VS* codes for more general adult titles
LW Shariah law
LWF Shariah law: four Schools of Fiqh
LWFA Shariah law: Al-Shafi’i School of Fiqh
LWFB Shariah law: Al-Hanbali School of Fiqh
LWFC Shariah law: Al-Maaliki School of Fiqh
LWFD Shariah law: Al-Hanafi School of Fiqh

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