What’s New in HeinOnline: September 2021 Content Release

Content News, Content Release, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Oh my gourd, the Law Journal Library has surpassed 3,000 journals! But that’s not all we have to tell you about. You’re going to fall in love with our latest content release. We won’t leaf you hanging. Keep reading to see what HeinOnline has been up to this past month.


Updated databases: 57

New titles: 1,368

New volumes: 2,050

New pages added last month: 554,571

Total pages in HeinOnline: 196,878,296

Highlights from the Past Month

We Featured the Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S. Database

The first comprehensive database of its kind in a fully searchable format, HeinOnline’s Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S. compiles the most important historical documents and legislation related to immigration in the United States. Watch this short video to learn more or read the dedicated blog post.

We Covered All the Ways to Download, Print, and Share Documents

There are multiple options for printing and downloading sections or pages while working in HeinOnline. Want to share a document with a friend or colleague? HeinOnline has options for that as well. Watch this short video to learn more or read the dedicated blog post.

We Showcased the Various Tools in Slavery in America and the World Database

The Slavery in America and the World database is particularly special because of the meticulous development and organization that went into its development, opening up opportunities for unique browse and search tools. Learn how to use these tools in this guide.

We Researched Shadow Docket Rulings from the Supreme Court

In a recent 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a shadow docket refusing to block a Texas law banning abortion after six weeks. This new law violates the 1973 landmark decision Roe v. Wade, which declared a pregnant person has a constitutional right to an abortion. Learn more about shadow docket rulings and the new Texas abortion law in this blog post.

We Indexed Another State for the Session Laws Indexing Project

We continue to expand state session laws indexing for all states back to inception. Since our last update, we have completed the indexing for Wisconsin. Check out the current status of the Session Laws indexing project.

We Explored the History of Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week, the theme of which this year is “Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us,” is sponsored by a variety of organizations, including the American Library Association (ALA), American Booksellers Association, and the Freedom to Read Foundation, and is endorsed by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. Read more about Banned Books Week in this blog post.

We Uncovered a True Crime Story from the UK in the 1940s

The case of Timothy Evans was the crime of the century. Did Timothy really dispose of his wife down the drain? Check out this suspenseful blog post to learn whodunnit—it won’t be who you suspect.

LibGuides Added This Month

Searching 101

Whether you are new to HeinOnline or a regular user who needs to brush up on their skills, this LibGuide covers the basics of searching. Learn the structure of HeinOnline and how to effectively construct search queries.


Major Database Updates

We’ve added a ton of content to some of our most popular HeinOnline databases! Check out the substantial additions this month:

  • The Law Journal Library continues to grow with the addition of seven new journals.
  • Nearly 200 volumes were added to Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science!
  • 116 hearings, 83 CRS reports, and 5 committee prints were added to the U.S. Congressional Documents database.
  • 196 titles were added to Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases.
  • More than 100 titles were added to American Enterprise Institute (AEI).
  • Nearly 80 titles were added to GAO Reports and Comptroller General Decisions.
  • Legal Classics grew by 73 titles.
  • Criminal Justice & Criminology grew by nearly 60 titles.
  • More than 30 titles were added to ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals.

That’s not all! Expand each collection below to discover additional updates, along with our favorite titles from each addition.



Published by Karl-Franzens-Universitat Graz

The Austrian Law Journal (ALJ) follows a broad concept and covers all areas of law. Since it is an open access journal, articles can be accessed and used freely and free of charge. The ALJ is addressed to legal scholars of all disciplines as well as to scientifically interested practitioners. All main scientific articles are subject to a double-blind, peer-review process prior to publication.


Vols. 1-4 (2017-2020)

Published by Belmont University College of Law

The Belmont Health Law Journal aims to create a point of reference and resource for meaningful dialogue among practitioners concerned with the legal and regulatory complexities of providing high-quality healthcare. The Journal contributes to this dialogue by providing a dynamic forum which includes summaries of current law, detailed analyses of issues of importance, and brief updates for those wishing to know and apply the latest updates to their practice.


Vols. 1-97 (1980-2020) All Published

Published by Canadian Human Rights Reporter Inc.

The Canadian Human Rights Reporter began in 1980 and was founded out of a growing need for lawyers, academics, employers, landlords, and the public to find a reliable source of adjudicator and court decisions in order to learn about human rights and what they mean. It includes 3,000 court and tribunal decisions since 1980.


Vols. 1-5#1 (2016-2021)

Published by Georgetown University Law Center

Georgetown Law Technology Review (GLTR) is a student-run law review at the Georgetown University Law Center. The Review is a mix of legal scholarship, ranging from practitioner-generated articles to student-written notes, legal news articles, and technology explainers. The focus is on the intersection of technology and the law.


Vols. 1-8 (2013-2020)

Published by National Law School of India University, Bangalore

The International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice is a blind-peer-reviewed law journal, published annually by the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), under the aegis of the Chair on Consumer Law and Practice, NLSIU (CLAP). The Journal seeks to provide a forum for engaging in discussion on a variety of national and international issues with respect to consumer protection laws. It endeavors to encourage academic discourse and legal scholarship in the field of consumer laws. Over the years, the Journal has included featured articles, essays, and case notes on different themes of consumer law, including inter alia international consumer protection framework and policy, empowering consumers, consumer welfare legislation and its implementation, consumer rights in digital era, technological advancements in enforcement of consumer rights, mediation as an effective tool to resolve consumer disputes, etc. The Journal welcomes contributions from academicians, practitioners, and students of law and allied fields.


Vols. 1-48#1 (1974-2021)

Published by University of Malaya

The Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law (JMCL) publishes original works comprising articles, comments, case notes, and reviews on the whole spectrum of legal topics and issues. Its purpose is to disseminate information to the legal fraternity, from judges and lawyers to academicians and law students. The Journal is a refereed journal that goes for a double-blind review and is peer-edited.


Vol. 1#1 (2021)

Published by University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

The North Carolina Civil Rights Law Review is a student-edited law journal that serves as a space for scholarly discourse on contemporary topics in civil rights law. The journal aims to publish innovative, important commentary and analysis of civil rights law, with the goal of protecting and advancing individuals’ actual lived experience of civil rights, liberty, and equality today. This publication is a resource for academics, students, legal practitioners, and judges alike.



Published by Institute of Comparative Law in Belgrade, European Law Institute

Regional Law Review (RLR) is collection of papers from the international conference of the same name. The conference is devoted, but not limited, to topical legal issues in the region of the Balkans and Southeastern Europe. It offers a forum to foster a discussion on topical issues, achievements, and tendencies in the development of legal science and to assert, through a critical review, the state of affairs in a particular state or in the entire region relative to European and global standards, with a view to future developments.

Seven titles were updated and 31 new titles were added, including:

Class Actions Virtual 2020 National Institute
1v. Chicago: American Bar Association, 2020

Cross-Border Virtual Institute, 2020: Data Privacy Considerations in a Post-Schrems, Post-Brexit Europe
1v. Chicago: American Bar Association, 2020

Information Governance, Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence National Institute
1v. Chicago, IL: American Bar Association, 2014

Internet of Things (IoT) 2020 Virtual National Institute
1v. Chicago: American Bar Association, 2020

Internet of Things (IoT) National Institute, 2021
1v. Chicago: American Bar Association, 2021

National (Virtual) Managed Care Institute
1v. Chicago: American Bar Association, 2020

National Aging and Law Conference, 2020: Ethics, Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity
1v. Chicago: American Bar Association, 2020

117 new titles were added, including:

Conversation with Secretary Ray Marshall: Inflation, Unemployment, and the Minimum Wage
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1978

Jerusalem: Keystone of an Arab-Israeli Settlement
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1969
Pfaff, Richard H.

Law, Order, and Civil Disobedience
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1967
Whittaker, Charles Evans; Coffin, William Sloane Jr.

Rescue of the Dollar
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1963
Schmidt, Wilson E.

Tax Loopholes: The Legend and the Reality
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1973
Freeman, Roger A.

Eight new titles were added, including:

Angry Black South
1v. New York: Corinth Books, 1962
Mitchell, Glenford E.; Peace, William H. III, Editors

Negro Races, a Sociological Study
2v. New York: MacMillan Company, 1907-1914
Dowd, Jerome

One title was updated and 3 new titles were added, including:

What the General Practitioner Should Know about Patent Law and Practice (4th ed.)
1v. Philadelphia: American Law Institute-American Bar Association, 1984
Seidel, Arthur H.

One title was updated and 73 new titles were added, including:

Abstract of the Laws of the Several States and Territories on Irrigation and Water Rights
Critchett, O. A.

Administrative Conference of the United States, Committee on Judicial Review, Statutory Provisions for Judicial Review of Federal Administrative Action
1v. Washington D.C.: Administrative Conference of the United States, 1962

Administrative Conference of the United States Committee on Information and Education: Recommended Procedures for Protracted Hearings before Administrative Agencies: Second Draft
1v. Washington D.C.: Committee on Information and Education, 1963

Boundaries of the United States and of the Several States and Territories with a Historical Sketch of the Territorial Changes
1v. Washington: Government Printing Press, 1885
Gannett, Henry

Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott
1v. Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1900
Scott, Walter; Scudder, Horace Elisha

Defects in Judicial Machinery, I & II
Spriggo, John Joshua

Des Loix Penales
2v. Paris: Buisson, 1790
Pastoret, Claude

Early History of English Poor Relief
1v. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1900
Leonard, E. M.

Fraternal Life Insurance in America
Kip, Richard de Raismes

History of Labor Legislation in Iowa
1v. Cedar Rapids: Torch Press, 1910
Downey, E. H.

History of the United States
6v. New York: MacMillan Company, 1908-1935
Channing, Edward

Howell’s Devises, 1581, with an Introduction by Walter Raleigh
1v. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1906
Howell, Thomas

Inquiry into the Rise and Growth of the Royal Prerogative in England
1v. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1849
Allen, John

Inside the Confederate Government: The Diary of Robert Garlick Hill Kean, Head of the Bureau of War
1v. New York: Oxford University Press, 1957
Kean, Robert Garlick Hill

Law of Food Condemnation: Being a Short Treatise on the Sections of the Various Public Health Acts Dealing with This Subject
Hall, W. Clarke; Pickering, G. H.

Military Justice: Trial Procedure
1v. Washington D.C.: U.S. Department of the Army, 1964

Obligations en Droit Egyptien Compare aux Autres Droits de L’antiquite: Lecons Professees a l’Ecole du Louvre
1v. Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1886
Revillout, Eugene

Union Policies and Industrial Management
1v. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, 1941
Slichter, Sumner H.

One title was updated, and the following title was added:

Philippines: Under Spanish and American Rules
1v. Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co., 1906
Forbes-Lindsay, C. H.

Three new titles were added, including:

Records of the Proceedings of the Justiciary Court, Edinburgh, 1661-1678
2v. Edinburgh: University Press, 1905
Scott-Moncrieff, W. G.

Four titles were updated and 17 new titles were added, including:

Bamford’s Passages in the Life of a Radical and Early Days
2v. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893

History and Bibliography of American Newspapers, 1690-1820
2v. Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society, 1947
Brigham, Clarence S.

John Knox and the Reformation
1v. New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1905
Lang, Andrew

John Knox and the Reformation
1v. New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1905
Lang, Andrew

John Knox, the Hero of the Scottish Reformation
1v. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1905
Cowan, Henry

Lincoln, Master of Men: A Study of Character
1v. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1906
Rothschild, Alonzo

Noted Living Albanians and State Officials
1v. Albany: Weed, Parsons and Company, 1891
Harsha, David Addison

Theodore Roosevelt Cyclopedia
1v. New York: Roosevelt Memorial Association, 1941
Hart, Albert Bushnell; Ferleger, Herbert Ronald, Editors

There was a large update to the U.S. Congressional Documents database. See below for a breakdown:

  • 116 new congressional hearings
  • 83 new Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports
  • 5 new committee prints
  • 24 new congressional documents

Here are some notable titles:

Congressional Hearings

Alarming Incidents of White Supremacy in the Military: Hearing Before the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, Second Session
Washington, D.C.: U.S. G.P.O., 2021

Postal Service: Hearings before Joint Commission on Postal Service Congress of the United States
1v. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 1923

Congressional Research Service Reports

“Shadow Docket”: The Supreme Court’s Non-Merits Orders (LSB10637)
August 26, 2021
Lampe, Joanna R.

International COVID-19 Data and Vaccine Distribution: Selected Resources (IN11732)
August 25, 2021
Fischer, Hannah

Supreme Court Blocks Enforcement of the CDC’s Eviction Moratorium (LSB10638)
August 30, 2021
Carpenter, David H.

Committee Prints

Executive Replies: Statutes at Large: Prepared by the Staff of the Special Committee on National Emergencies and Delegated Emergency Powers, United States Senate
1v. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 1974

12 titles updated and 62 new titles added, including:

Subsidized Adoption in America
1v. Washington D.C.: United States Children’s Bureau, 1976

One title was updated and 16 new titles were added, including:

Das Staatsrecht der Vereinigten Konigreiche Schweden und Norwegen
1v. Freidburg; J.C.B. Mohr, 1886
Aschehoug, T. H.

Police of France: Or, an Account of the Laws and Regulations Established in That Kingdom, for the Preservation of Peace, and the Preventing of Robberies
1v. London: E. Owen and T. Harrison, 1763
Mildmay, William

But wait, there’s more! Access the comprehensive list of all new material added and updated in the September 2021 Content Release.

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