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Special Purpose Grand Jury Report Now Available in HeinOnline

On September 8, the report from the special purpose grand jury in Georgia, which suggested charges in the 2020 election interference investigation conducted by the Fulton County district attorney, was made public and is now searchable in HeinOnline.

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Major Supreme Court Case Decisions in the 2022-2023 Term

There were five critical issues that were being argued in the Supreme Court during the 2022-2023 term. The Court has issued major decisions that have sparked a flurry of media attention and ignited discussions surrounding the upcoming election.

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New Content Added to the John F. Kennedy Assassination Collection

In adherence to President Joe Biden’s Memorandum, the National Archives and Records Administration recently disclosed previously withheld records regarding the assassination of JFK. More than 13,000 documents are now searchable within HeinOnline.

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Donald Trump’s Indictment Now in HeinOnline

On April 4, Donald Trump appeared in court after being indicted by a New York grand jury on 34 felony charges related to hush money payments during his 2016 presidential election. The indictment can be found in HeinOnline’s U.S. Presidential Library.

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Two Years in the Making: The January 6 Final Report

The House committee investigating the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol held its final meeting last month on Monday, December 19 and released their final report three days later, on December 22.

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Midterm Elections Recap

Although they don’t usually draw as large of a turnout as presidential elections, midterms are important in determining the agendas and priorities of the U.S. government for the next two years. Check out our recap of the results!

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Mayhem at Mar-a-Lago

Between the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, and now the finding of classified documents at his Palm Beach club, Mar-a-Lago, it seems that Trump cannot escape from scandal. So what has been happening at Mar-a-Lago in the past few months?

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The Power of the Filibuster

The filibuster has the power to make or break any bill that passes through the Senate doors. So what is a filibuster, where did it come from, and why do we still use it today? Let’s dive into HeinOnline to learn more!

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In or Out: The Complicated History Between NATO and Ukraine

On February 24th, Russia launched what Vladimir Putin called a “special military operation” in Ukraine, claiming to seek demilitarization and denazification. In this blog we take a look at the complicated history between NATO and Ukraine.

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President Biden Orders a Minimum Wage Increase

President Joe Biden signed an executive order on April 27, 2021, calling for the minimum wage to be set at $15 for hundreds of thousands of federal contract workers by early 2022. Learn how to research the topic of minimum wage and how to locate executive orders just like this one.