I Dissent: The Life and Legacy of the Incomparable Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Author Profile Pages, Current Events, Exploring HeinOnline, History of Supreme Court Nominations, Law Journal Library, U.S. Supreme Court
Lauren Mattiuzzo

This past weekend, the nation lost one of its biggest social justice warriors, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. After serving on the Supreme Court of the United States for nearly three decades, Ginsburg passed away from complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer at the age of 87. She was the second female justice, after Sandra Day O’Connor, to serve on the Court and was well known for her fiery dissents, her tireless fight for gender equality, and her ability to overcome adversity. Although she weighed only 100 lbs, this 5’1″ feminist icon was larger than life.

The Beginning of Greatness

Ruth Bader Ginsburg attended Cornell…

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McGirt v. Oklahoma: A Historic Win for Native American Rights

American Indian, History of Supreme Court Nominations, Law Journal Library, State Constitutions Illustrated, Statutes at Large, U.S. Supreme Court
Tara Kibler

This summer, a landmark decision from the Supreme Court marked a historic win for Native American tribes, acknowledging their rights and forever transforming the justice system of the state of Oklahoma.

In case you missed it, reports rang out through July and August that half of the state had been ruled Native American land. However, in many cases, the headlines were misleading. Yes, the Supreme Court came to a major decision about criminal jurisdiction in Oklahoma—but no, the Court did not rule specifically on land ownership.

Curious about how it all went down? Explore the landmark decision, its background, and what was actually affected by the ruling with HeinOnline…

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New Essential Sports Law Titles Available from Hackney Publications!

Hackney Publications, HeinOnline Updates, Law Journal Library, What's New
Tara Kibler

Issues in collegiate and professional sports have been a hot-button research topic for the past several years. With that understanding, in 2017 we partnered with Hackney Publications, a publisher of sports periodicals. Hackney journals provide in-depth legal analysis of sports law issues, mission-critical information to sports industry professionals, and practical advice to lead to great business decisions.

In addition to the three titles we introduced initially, we are pleased to announce the addition of nine new Hackney publications. All titles are included in HeinOnline’s Law Journal Library with an embargo, but current content may be purchased through the new subscription options below.


  • Hackney Publications: Part I
    The original three journals introduced to HeinOnline in 2017…

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Every Mind Matters: Researching Mental Health During National Suicide Prevention Week

Current Events, Exploring HeinOnline, Fastcase, Law Journal Library
Lauren Mattiuzzo

This week is National Suicide Prevention Week, a campaign in the United States to draw attention to suicide prevention and reduce the stigma of mental health. Now more than ever, many Americans are facing stress and anxiety on a daily basis due to the coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns, the subsequent economic impact, and the ever-evolving civil rights crisis. Increased social isolation, lack of employment, and grief from losing a loved one are just a few reasons suicide is on the rise, although it has been for years.

Fast Facts on Suicide

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New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!

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Tara Kibler

With the August content release, we added 11 new journals, ten of which are active serials. Join us as we take a closer look at each of the new titles and the type of content they cover.


ADMIRALTY RECORD

Vols. 1-6 (2013-2018)

Published by Admiralty Record Publishing Company, L.L.C.

The Admiralty Record, first published in 2014, is an annual publication that reports the admiralty and maritime law opinions issued by the Supreme Court of the United States and the United States Court of Appeals that are designated for publication during a particular calendar year, beginning with those issued during 2013…

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4 Simple Ways to Research the Women’s Suffrage Centennial

Exploring HeinOnline, Law Journal Library, U.S. Congressional Serial Set, Women and the Law, Women's Studies, World Constitutions Illustrated
Tara Kibler

In 1914, a constitutional amendment for women’s suffrage—nicknamed the “Susan B. Anthony Amendment,” after one of its most ardent supporters—was considered by the Senate. The proposed amendment followed more than a half-century’s fight for legal recognition of the female right to vote, decades of which were characterized by suffragist conventions, parades, and arrests across the country. After numerous rejections, the proposal was finally passed in June of 1920 and ratified as the 19th Amendment on August 18th of the same year.

Today we celebrate 100 years since that historic day, and right on the heels of the third female vice-presidential pick by a major American political party in history…

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

Business and Legal Aspects of Sports and Entertainment, Exploring HeinOnline, Fastcase, Law Journal Library, U.S. Congressional Documents, U.S. Federal Agency Library
Stephanie Ruesch

Ah, August. Here at HeinOnline headquarters, located in Great Lake-side Erie County, NY, we’re soaking up summer before the leaves start changing and the snow starts falling (and falling, and falling, and falling…). Discerning residents of Erie County know August is the superior summer month, for every year it brings the ultimate, unbeatable, uncontested best twelve days of summer: the Erie County Fair.

But COVID-19 has postponed this venerable celebration of agriculture and fried food until 2021, and this Hein blogger is feeling wistful about all the county fairs, carnivals, and circuses that have been sidelined until a summer when we are able to cease social distancing…

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Unpacking the History of American and International Child Rights

Human Rights, Law, Law Journal Library, Session Laws, Statutes at Large, U.S. Code, U.S. Congressional Serial Set, U.S. Federal Legislative History, U.S. Supreme Court, United Nations, World Treaty Library
Tara Kibler

What is a child? It may seem like a silly question, but the answer is more nuanced than one might think. In biology, the term refers to the state of the human being between birth and puberty. Legally, it refers to a person younger than a predetermined age of majority—the point in time when a person can take legal control over their actions and decisions. Symbolically, children have become much more. Over the past several hundred years, the child has become not only an allegory for innocence and the embodiment of freedom, but also a shining beacon of hope for future generations widely considered in need of adult protection.

Pre-20th Century Children

Though this view of the child is one we’re all familiar with now…

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New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!

Content News, HeinOnline Updates, Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

With the July content release, we added 11 new journals, 8 of which are active serials. Join us as we take a closer look at each of the new titles and the type of content they cover.


Annals of the Ovidius University of Constanta – Political Science Series

Published by Ovidius University of Constanta

Vols. 1-8 (2012-2019)

This peer-edited scientific journal is devoted to political studies, international relations, and interdisciplinary sciences. To ensure quality and prestige, this journal is managed by a scientific committee made up of renowned researchers in political science and international relations from Romania…

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Capitalism, Socialism, or Fascism? A Guide to Economic Systems and Ideologies

American Enterprise Institute, Economics, Law Journal Library, Taxation and Economic Reform in America
Tara Kibler

This year, the United States economy has rapidly deteriorated, primarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout the spring, the U.S. unemployment rate skyrocketed to nearly 15%. Though the past two months have been geared toward recovery (mainly through the creation of jobs), the Congressional Budget Office projected just two weeks ago that unemployment will still be above 10% by the presidential elections this fall.

It is no question that the candidates’ stances on the economy will thus play a significant determining factor come November. Until that time, be prepared for more in-depth discussions of the economy in the news, on our social media, or around the dinner table.

You’ll likely hear mention of different economic systems…

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