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Everything or Nothing: The Copyright History of James Bond

No Time to Die is Eon Productions’ 25th film in the Bond canon and the last film in Daniel Craig’s tenure as 007. But as often happens in a long-enduring and hugely profitable enterprise, conflicts in the courtroom over who is owed a piece of MI6’s most famous agent have given Bond several adversaries.

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A Decent Proposal: Marriage in Regency England

While Netflix Bridgerton certainly sensationalizes the past, its central world—the social season—was very real. Just as the first season focuses on eldest daughter Daphne coming out into society, so too will this post focus on how society’s rules and laws around marriage affected women.

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The American Flag

This month, HeinOnline continues its Secrets of the Serial Set series with a consideration of the origins and evolution of the American flag. Dive into this exciting and informative monthly blog series from HeinOnline dedicated to unveiling the wealth of American history.

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Uneasy Lies the Head That Wears ‘The Crown’

Adapted from Peter Morgan’s play The Audience, The Crown dramatizes the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. With deference towards historical accuracy, let’s explore some of the events depicted in the show using resources from HeinOnline to dig deeper behind the drama.

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Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Buying GameStop

In a David and Goliath story for the modern era, at-home Reddit-browsing retail investors have taken on the investment firms of Wall Street—and the Redditors, up until recently, were winning. Learn about the GameStop controversy and understand market regulations with HeinOnline.

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The Greatest Shows on Earth: County Fairs, Carnivals, and Circuses

At HeinOnline, we’re feeling wistful about all the fairs, carnivals, and circuses that have been sidelined due to the pandemic. So dump some powdered sugar on your funnel cake, grab an ice cold birch beer, and join us on the midway for a HeinOnline guided tour of these great traveling amusements.

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Hein on Hamilton: Celebrating an American Musical

On July 3rd, Hamilton was finally released on Disney+. Now that we’ve all had a few days to rewatch it a couple or dozen times, let’s unpack this American musical with some supplementary materials from your favorite research database.

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I Saw A Tiger … in My Neighbor’s Backyard

During the 2020 quarantine Netflix released docuseries Tiger King, which captivated America with relentless twists and turns, making it easy to lose sight of what is perhaps the most shocking revelation in the show: America has a tiger problem. Join us as we explore this issue further.

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Trump Impeachment Hearing: The Testifying Scholars Revealed

After weeks of public testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, the House Judiciary’s impeachment hearings into President Trump have officially begun. Experts in constitutional law will publicly testify. Each of the experts can be found in HeinOnline’s Law Journal Library.