New Off-Campus Access Login

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Bonnie Hein

HeinOnline is pleased to announce our new off-campus access login option on our welcome page.

In a mission to make HeinOnline easily accessible for students and faculty, we are now offering a menu on our login page where users may select their college or university, which will then direct them to the proxy login area for HeinOnline.

How to access:

In order to access your institution’s proxy login page, simply type the name of the institution.  You will note the institution names begin to autofill as you type:

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You may then select the institution and click login, which will direct you to the proxy login area for HeinOnline…

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: DECEMBER UPDATE

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Kaylyn Zurawski

With the December release, 62 new documents and 25 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

Albania

  • In September we included the text of the Constitution of 1998 as amended on 22 July 2016. Also included is the English translation from the Venice Commission

 

Austria

  • We included 14 Constitutional Laws dating from 1862 to 2013 (all currently in force) in diglot German/English editions of the Federal Chancellery

 

Azerbaijan

  • The Constitution of 1995 was further amended by the Referendum of 26 September 2016. The Constitutional Court has now provided the Azerbaijani and Russian texts…

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: NOVEMBER UPDATE

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Kaylyn Zurawski

With the November release, 73 new documents and 28 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

Algeria

  • We add our own translation of the current/original text of the Constitution of 1989. This document was significantly amended in 1996 and again in 2016.

 

Bangladesh

  • We include the current/latest English text of the Constitution of 1972 as amended by the Sixteenth Amendment Act of 2014.

 

Brazil

  • Last month we published the Portuguese texts of the 93rd Amendment and the Transitional Constitutional Provisions Act (ADCT). Prof Keith Rosenn has now updated his translation of the ADCT…

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History of Sales Tax in the United States

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Benjamin Boron

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As we approach the end of November, we face the largest shopping season in the United States. The weekend following Thanksgiving has two specific days entirely dedicated to retail shopping—"Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday." Depending on where you live in the U.S., you may be paying a substantially higher or lower sales tax than fellow shoppers in neighboring states.

What constitutes a retail sale and which goods are subject to tax varies across the nation. The rates for sales tax fluctuate by jurisdiction and range from less than 1% to more than 10%. Almost all jurisdictions provide tax exemptions or lowered tax rates for numerous categories of goods and services. Most jurisdictions exempt food sold in grocery stores, prescription medications, and many agricultural supplies…

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: OCTOBER UPDATE

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Kaylyn Zurawski

With the September release, 66 new documents and 23 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

 

Albania

  • We add the English translation of the Parliament of the Constitution of 1998 as amended to 2007, and the Albanian text of the amending law No. 9904 of 2008 from the official gazette

 

Algeria

  • 5 documents have been added: all French texts from the official gazette: 3 from the transitional period of 1994, and 2 earlier ones from 1958 and 1963

 

Armenia

  • The English translation of the Constitution of 1995 as amended to 2015…

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: SEPTEMBER UPDATE

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Kaylyn Zurawski

With the September release, 59 new documents and 27 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

 

Albania

  • Amending law No. 76/2016 of 22 July 2016 to the Constitution of 1998 has been included from the Official Gazette. The consolidated texts of the Official Gazette and of the Parliament are also included

 

Algeria

  • 7 documents have been added covering the period from Independence in 1962 to the current text of 2016
  • We added the French text of the Secretariat General of the Government which his well footnoted and which contains a useful comparative table of the numeration of the Articles that has evolved since 1996
  • We also added our own translations of the original text of the Constitution of 1976 and as it was consolidated to 1980

 

Austria

  • The Federal Constitutional Law was amended again by Federal Act No…

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Monthly Catalog Of United States Government Publications, 1895-2004

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Benjamin Boron

The Hein Company has made it a mission to bridge the gap in legal history by providing comprehensive coverage from inception of as much material as possible. With the August content release, another title was completed back to inception: Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications. Coverage of this title includes 1895-2004.

Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications was established by the Printing Act of January 12, 1895. This publication was issued monthly by the Superintendent of Documents for the Government Printing Office, and cataloged all publications of the United States government, including those issued by Congress and all executive departments. (This publication excludes confidential or restricted documents.)

Monthly Catalog makes finding government documents a much easier task…

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: AUGUST UPDATE

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Kaylyn Zurawski

Constitution Day 2016 is being observed on September 16. This holiday is also known as "Citizenship Day," and it's held annually on September 17 to recognize the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. We would like our users to join us in celebrating this important day and welcoming the newest U.S. citizens to our country!

With the August release, 27 new documents and 23 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

 

Cameroon

  • The National Assembly has produced new editions of the consolidated text of the current constitution of 1972 as amended
  • The French text has been consolidated to the latest amendment of 2008

 

Mexico

  • The Constitution of 1917 was amended again by Decree published in the Official Gazette of 25 July 206
  • We include the text of the amending law…

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: JULY UPDATE

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Kaylyn Zurawski

With the July release, 92 new documents and 23 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

 

Austria

  • The Constitution of Austria was amended again by Federal Act No. 41/2016 of 8 June 2016. We include the german text of the amending law, and two consolidated texts of the Federal Chancellery. The first of these is the German text which includes the state of the Constitution on the specific day of the download. The other is the diglot German/English text which is fully consolidated with all adopted provisions, even if they have not yet entered into force

 

Brazil

  • The Constitution of 1988 was amended again by Consitutional Amendment No…

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: JUNE UPDATE

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Kaylyn Zurawski

With the June release, 45 new documents and 27 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

 

Armenia

  • The Russian text of the Constitution of 1995 as amended at the Referendum of 6 December 2015

 

Chile

  • We include the original Spanish text of the Constitution of 1823, as published by the Imprenta Nacional in 1824

 

Costa Rica

  • We added our own translation of the Political Constitution of 1844

 

Mexico

  • Our own translation of the Bases of Political Organization of the Mexican Republic of 1843 has been added

 

Myanmar

  • The Government of Burma Act of 1935 has been included

 

Senegal

  • 6 documents have been added

 

Singapore

  • The Constitution of 1963 was amended by Law No…

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