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Law

The Easiest Resource for Comparing Hot Topic Laws by State

Debates about gun regulation, abortion, and voting rights have been the center of news outlets due to recent mass shootings and Supreme Court rulings. To help users better understand these timely topics, HeinOnline offers National Survey of State Laws.

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Content Updates

What’s New in HeinOnline: June 2022 Content Release

Summer has officially begun, and we hope that you are reading this while catching up on some vitamin sea by the beach. Here at HeinOnline, we are shell-abrating the release of a ton of content this month, as well as a brand-new database!

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Content Updates

New Journals Added to HeinOnline: June 2022

In the June content release, we added 10 new journals, six of which are from our recent agreement with Springer. These new journals cover subjects including human rights, law enforcement, gender and the law, climate change, and more

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New Databases

LGBTQ+ Rights: New Database Added to the Social Justice Suite

HeinOnline has added the LGBTQ+ Rights database to the Social Justice Suite, a collection of materials relating to the gay rights movement in America, including an interactive timeline, subject-coded court cases, scholarly articles, books, and more.

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Secrets of the Serial Set

Secrets of the Serial Set: The Lavender Scare

In honor of Pride Month, as well as the release of our new LGBTQ+ Rights database, this month’s Secrets of the Serial Set post will dive into the Lavender Scare of the 1950s, when the government sought to purge gay civil servants from government.

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Human Rights

Roe v. Wade Has Been Overturned: Read the Findings in HeinOnline

This morning, the Supreme Court ruled in Dobbs v. Jackson to overturn Roe v. Wade, the court case that had established a constitutional right to an abortion. Several states already laws in place that could go into effect to restrict or ban abortion.

Secrets

of the Serial Set

A HISTORICAL BLOG SERIES

The Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal. The Manhattan Project. The Louisiana Purchase.

In addition to writing about the above topics and more, HeinOnline’s authors are dedicated to illuminating the most essential research resources for their readers.

The Serial Set is a must-have publication for any historical researcher. With more than two centuries of documents spanning more than 17,000 volumes, no other publication so beautifully reflects the maturation of the United States. To demonstrate the value of the Serial Set, we’ve created a blog series dedicated to revealing the historical secrets hidden throughout the immense publication.

Each month, join HeinOnline as we explore notable events in U.S. history using the primary sources themselves.

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