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Criminal Justice

Crime of the Century: The Case of Timothy Evans

Thomasina was fed up with her son, Timothy. She had learned that Timothy had left London, returning to his hometown in Wales, where he was staying with his aunt and uncle. Before he had left London, Timothy had quit his job and sold his furniture. When Thomasina heard this, she was furious.

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Searching

Tip of the Week: Tools in Slavery in America and the World

The Slavery in America and the World database is particularly special because of the meticulous development and organization that went into its development, opening up opportunities for unique browse and search tools. Learn how to use these tools in this guide.

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Getting Started

Featured Database of the Month: Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S.

The first comprehensive database of its kind in a fully searchable format, HeinOnline’s Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S. compiles the most important historical documents and legislation related to immigration in the United States.

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Human Rights

Roe v. Wade Threatened in Supreme Court Shadow Docket Ruling

In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a shadow docket refusing to block a Texas law banning abortion after six weeks. This new law violates the 1973 landmark decision Roe v. Wade, which declared a pregnant person has a constitutional right to an abortion.

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Content Updates

What’s New in HeinOnline: August 2021 Content Release

It’s that time of the year again! Fall is around the corner, pumpkin lattes have made an early comeback, and everyone is returning to school. We’re here for all your back-to-school needs and we’re delighted to share our content news with you. Let’s dive right in and see what we’ve been up to.

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Content Updates

New Journals Added to HeinOnline: August 2021

With the August content release, we added six new journals, all of which are active serials. Keep reading to learn all about these new journals, as well as the nearly 200 volumes we added to the Law Journal Library this month.

Secrets

of the Serial Set

A HISTORICAL BLOG SERIES

The Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal. The Manhattan Project. The Louisiana Purchase.

In addition to writing about the above topics and more, HeinOnline’s authors are dedicated to illuminating the most essential research resources for their readers.

The Serial Set is a must-have publication for any historical researcher. With more than two centuries of documents spanning more than 17,000 volumes, no other publication so beautifully reflects the maturation of the United States. To demonstrate the value of the Serial Set, we’ve created a blog series dedicated to revealing the historical secrets hidden throughout the immense publication.

Each month, join HeinOnline as we explore notable events in U.S. history using the primary sources themselves.

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