It’s Getting Hot in Here: The Cuban Missile Crisis and the Cold War

Law Journal Library, U.S. Congressional Documents, U.S. Presidential Library, World Treaty Library
Tara Kibler

More than 50 years ago, the discovery of Soviet missiles in Cuba led to a 13-day standoff between the United States and the Soviet Union. After spending 16 years in a Cold War, the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 remains the closest the two superpowers ever came to an all-out nuclear conflict. Tense negotiations and risky moves on the part of the Kennedy administration neutralized the conflict, but the terror incited by the crisis still shook the globe. Regardless, the Cold War continued on until its official end in 1991—though some argue it still exists today. Explore the events of the Cuban Missile Crisis and its legacy with HeinOnline…

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HeinOnline’s World Constitutions Illustrated: October 2019 Update

Content News, What's New, World Constitutions Illustrated
Lauren Mattiuzzo

A few months ago, we updated researchers on the content that was released in the World Constitutions Illustrated database from May to July 2019. Read below to find out what new documents have been added to this ever-growing database.

Updates from July to Date

Since our last content news update, we have updated 22 countries and added more than 140 new titles to the World Constitutions Illustrated database.

We will continue to post constitutional content news right here in the HeinOnline blog…

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Tip of the Week: Locating a Rule in the Federal Register

Exploring HeinOnline, Federal Register, Searching, Tip of the Week
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Do you often find yourself looking for an administrative rule and are not sure where to start in the Federal Register? The Federal Register, the daily journal of the federal government, publishes federal agency regulations, changes to government requirements, policies, and guidance including proposed new rules and regulations, final rules, changes to existing rules, notices of meetings and proceedings, and presidential documents including executive orders and proclamations. This week’s tip explores how to search across the Federal Register to find a Final Rule.

Keyword Searching

If you are a seasoned HeinOnline researcher…

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Stay in the Know with SCOTUS Cases this 2019-2020 Term!

Exploring HeinOnline, Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Last week, the Supreme Court of the United States began hearing three separate cases which could determine whether LGBTQ people are protected in the workplace by the 1964 Civil Rights Act. As the term continues, SCOTUS will also hear cases regarding age discrimination, maritime law, abortions, the insanity defense, and much more. With Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases you can stay in the know with these upcoming cases!

About Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases

The American Bar Association’s Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases is a publication that provides comprehensive expert analysis of all cases granted certiorari before the Supreme Court prior to the arguments…

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A Columbus Day Exploration of Indigenous American History

American Indian, Holidays and Observances, Law Journal Library, Legal Classics, Statutes at Large, World Constitutions Illustrated, World Treaty Library
Tara Kibler

On this day each October, we observe the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Americas in 1492. However, the often-devastating impact of “Western” influences on indigenous Americans has led some to be wary of celebrating the man who started it all. As a solution, many have begun to counter-celebrate with “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” in honor of American Indian history and culture.

Regardless of your stance on Columbus Day, one thing is certain—albeit dark at times, American Indians have a rich and storied history which is forever entwined with the evolution of the United States. Join us as we explore that history with HeinOnline’s American Indian Law Collection and other relevant databases…

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Tip of the Week: Emailing Your HeinOnline Search Results

Exploring HeinOnline, Law Journal Library, Searching, Tip of the Week
Tara Kibler

So you’ve crafted the perfect search in HeinOnline and returned fantastically relevant results. Now what? You could keep them to yourself—we don’t blame you—but did you know you could also share the joy?

From right within your search in any database, send your favorite results to a colleague, student, or research buddy in need. Follow along with this post to discover how to email one or more search results from within HeinOnline’s Law Journal Library.

Emailing One Search Result

From the Law Journal Library home page, perform either a full-text or advanced search

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NEW DATABASE: Business and Legal Aspects of Sports and Entertainment

Business and Legal Aspects of Sports and Entertainment, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

BUSINESS AND LEGAL ASPECTS OF SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT (BLASE)

Edited by:

Frank Houdek, Retired Associate Dean, Southern Illinois University

Ed Edmonds, Retired Director, University of Notre Dame


HeinOnline is excited to announce our new database, Business and Legal Aspects of Sports and Entertainment, otherwise known as BLASE! Never before in a single digital platform, users now have one-step access to business and legal aspects of sports and entertainment in more than 1.3 million pages of critical information…

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Tip of the Week: Locating a Congressional Hearing in HeinOnline

Exploring HeinOnline, Tip of the Week, U.S. Congressional Documents
Tara Kibler

HeinOnline’s U.S. Congressional Documents holds more than 70,500 congressional hearings. That’s a lot to sift through! Luckily, we’ve created the Congressional Hearings Quick Finder Tool to help you quickly and easily locate the hearing you have in mind.

Follow along with this post to discover how to find some of the most famous congressional hearings, and then try it yourself!

The Congressional Hearings Quick Finder

Let’s go back just a few years to former FBI Director James Comey’s highly publicized hearing before the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI). In 2017…

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The Nuremberg Trials and Their Profound Impact on International Law

Highlights in History, International Law, Law Journal Library, World Treaty Library
Tara Kibler

Seventy-three years ago today, the International Military Tribunal of the Nuremberg trials prosecuted the major parties responsible for the Holocaust and other World War II atrocities. The creation of the Nuremberg trials, their framework, and their outcomes were not only unprecedented but highly controversial. Learn about the trials and their impact with HeinOnline’s History of International Law database.

History of International Law*
Equipped with nearly 2,000 titles and more than 1.2 million pages of content dating back to 1690, History of International Law covers a variety of subjects such as war and peace, law of the sea, international arbitration, events at the Hague…

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What’s New in HeinOnline: September Content Release

Content Release, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Fall has officially begun. Leaves are falling, school is in full swing, and HeinOnline has been busy harvesting new content to release! Get ready to feast your eyes on what’s new this month.

We launched a new database, Business and Legal Aspects of Sports and Entertainment (BLASE), which includes highly editorialized articles and cases covering more than 55 topics selected by two experts on the subjects. Secrets of the Serial Set this month investigates the course of events in the Pacific theater of World War II and their culmination in V-J (Victory over Japan) Day. Early-bird pricing ends tomorrow for the new Democracy in America database…

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