Category: Law

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The Times They Are a-Changin’

Kid Rock, the Beach Boys and Mike Love were among some of the musicians who joined President Donald Trump at the signing ceremony earlier this month for the Music Modernization Act (MMA). This bill was unanimously passed through the House and Senate prior to reaching the President’s desk.

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Do Not Pass Go: Will Amazon’s Monopoly Be Subject to Regulations?

This past month, Amazon reached $1 trillion in value, falling second to Apple. Should the changing economy be subject to new rules? Lina Khan thinks so, and she’s shaking up the system. Read this new post to learn how to research such topics in HeinOnline.

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Most-Cited U.S. Supreme Court Cases in HeinOnline: Part III

Almost ten years ago, we blogged about how we applied scholarly indexing to the U.S. Supreme Court Library. Then, a few months later we announced that we added links for users to access the articles which cite cases in HeinOnline, otherwise known as Hein’s ScholarCheck.

Millennial Leadership in Libraries…and Beyond

Enough with the Avocado Toast, Already Every generation feels misunderstood by the generation that came before them. It’s basically a rite of passage to listen

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The Supreme Court and Workers’ Rights

Three cases were brought before the Supreme Court on May 21st, involving tens of thousands of nonunion employees to rule whether or not class action waivers were a violation of the National Labor Relations Act.

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Facebook Scandals and Internet Security

In March, it was revealed that Cambridge Analytica, a U.K.-based data-mining firm, used Facebook to collect demographic information on tens of millions of Americans. The controversy has sparked a conversation about the ethics of data mining.

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Climate Change, the Environment and the Law

Climate change has been more prevalent in the past few years as global temperatures have risen. This blog discusses the definition of climate change, the current U.S. government administration’s policies on and responses to this change, and how users can research this topic in HeinOnline.

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Time’s Up, #MeToo, and the Equal Rights Amendment

In many ways, 2017 was a historic year for women’s empowerment in the United States. First there was the Women’s March for human rights, and then came movements such as Time’s Up and #MeToo.

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Legislative Intent and Statutory Interpretation

In cases that involve a statute, there is often a need for statutory interpretation. Some statutes can have straightforward meanings, while others can be ambiguous. In cases where a statute may be vague, judges must step in to decipher the legislative intent.