NOW AVAILABLE: Trial Manual 6 for the Defense of Criminal Cases

ALI, What's New
Shannon Sabo

HeinOnline’s American Law Institute Library continues to grow with the addition of Trial Manual 6 for the Defense of Criminal Cases. This widely-used how-to guide for handling criminal court cases was initially published in 1967, and, prior to this recent edition, was last updated in 1988.

Developed because of an urgent need for criminal defense lawyers, the original project was funded by the National Defender Project of the Legal Aid and Defender Association, the American College of Trial Lawyers, and the American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Legal Education (ALI-ABA),…

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Where to Find Restatements in HeinOnline

ALI, Exploring HeinOnline, Linking
Kaylyn Zurawski

 

The American Law Institute is the leading independent organization in the United States which produces scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. The Institute consists of lawyers, judges, and law professors; it drafts, discusses, and publishes Restatements & Principles of the Lawmodel statutes, and more. These publications are enormously influential in courts and legislatures, as well as in legal scholarship and education.

HeinOnline’s American Law Institute Library contains full runs of the Institute’s Annual Reports, Proceedings, Annual Meeting Speeches, and the Institute’s newsletter…

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Check out January's Featured Collection: It's Definitely Time for Another Look

ALI, Enhancements, HeinOnline, What's New
Shannon Sabo

The American Law Institute is the leading independent organization in the United States which produces scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. The Institute consists of lawyers, judges, and law professors; it drafts, discusses, and publishes Restatements & Principles of the Law, model statutes, and more. These publications are enormously influential in courts and legislatures, as well as in legal scholarship and education.

ALI and HeinOnline

HeinOnline's American Law Institute Library includes:

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Sexual Assault on College Campuses and the American Law Institute

ALI, Current Events, Exploring HeinOnline, Law Journal Library, Searching
Shannon Sabo

Sexual assault on college campuses, and consent issues in general, have been prevalent topics in the news. CNN reports that 23% of female college students experience some form of unwanted sexual contact. This contact ranges from kissing to touching to rape, and is carried out by force or threat of force, or while the victim is incapacitated due to the effects of alcohol or drugs.

This information sharply contradicts statistics reported by colleges: according to this article in Chronicle of Higher Education, nine out of 10 colleges reported no rapes at all on their campuses in 2014…

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Enhancements to ScholarCheck

ALI, Citations, Enhancements, ScholarCheck, What's New
Shannon Sabo

November was an extremely busy month for our development team! In addition to these previously-announced new features, we have two ScholarCheck enhancements to report.

American Law Institute's Restatements of the Law

Citations from Restatements of the Law will now light up as inline hyperlinks. Look for these citations to be highlighted in blue:

Clicking the hyperlink will direct the user to the section referenced in the citation:

Restatement citations will also appear as inline hyperlinks in Fastcase documents:

ScholarCheck Icon and Auto-Display of Statistics

We are pleased to welcome the return of the ScholarCheck icon…

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Exciting News from HeinOnline and the American Law Institute!

ALI, What's New
Shannon Sabo

HeinOnline was already your source for American Law Institute publications, but we are pleased to announce that the American Law Institute Library now contains current content, including pocket parts! The six-month embargo has been lifted, so users can now view both historical and the most recent material in HeinOnline's image-based, fully searchable format.

The American Law Institute is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. The American Law Institute Library in HeinOnline provides convenient access to titles like ALI Annual Reports, Proceedings of ALI Annual Meetings

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American Law Institute Library Reorganization

ALI, What's New
Shannon Sabo

Check out the new layout of the American Law Institute Library in HeinOnline! This collection features the publications of the "most prestigious legal group in the United States," according to retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor at the May 2002 ALI Annual Meeting. The Institute is composed of lawyers, judges, and law professors; it drafts, discusses, revises, and publishes the Restatements of the Law, model statutes, and principles of law that are enormously influential in the courts, legislatures, legal scholarship, and education.

This collection contains ALI Annual Reports, Proceedings of ALI Annual Meetings, ALI Reporter

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Human Rights Day – 10 December 2013

ALI, Exploring HeinOnline, FILRD, Miscellaneous, News, United Nations
Jackie Stanley

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 10 December as Human Rights Day in 1950, to bring to the attention ‘of the peoples of the world’ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations. Read The Universal Declaration of Human Rights on the United Nation’s website »

Learn more about human rights in HeinOnline!

Check out these titles:

Did you know HeinOnline has over 75 titles in the Law Journal Library relating to human rights…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: How to Find and Search Across a Specific Document in the Restatements of the Law in the American Law Institute Library

ALI, Tips and Tricks
admin

Do you have a specific term that you are searching for within a specific document in a Restatement in the American Law Institute Library? Or do you wish to narrow your search across a specific subset of documents? HeinOnline’s American Law Institute collection contains several Preliminary Drafts, Council Drafts, Tentative Drafts, and Proposed Final Drafts as part of its Restatements of the Law section. You may find it helpful to narrow your search to look across just tentative drafts or just proposed final drafts within a specific Restatement. This week’s tip/shortcut is going to illustrate how to build a search that allows you to focus on one of these specific subsets of documents.

To begin our example…

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