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Law

Citizens United and Its Impact on Campaign Financing: A Brief Overview

Money and politics have strolled hand-in-hand since the founding of the United States, when wealthy, well-connected candidates financed their own political campaigns. In fact, George Washington spent about $8,000 in today’s currency on alcohol to “treat” voters on election day.

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New Features

New Language Facet Feature in the Law Journal Library!

A new facet has been added to the Law Journal Library which allows users to refine search results by language. This new tool is useful for users who are looking for journals written primarily in a specific language. All languages are coded at the journal title level. Check it out!

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Criminal Justice

Deadly Shootings and Gun Laws

In the first seven weeks of 2018, there have been several school shootings in the United States. With the latest school shootings, and other mass shootings, there has been on ongoing debate circling gun laws. Let’s take a look at what has been happening and what laws are currently in place.

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Content Updates

Legal Classics: From the Minds of Key Historical Scholars to HeinOnline

Last month, HeinOnline’s Legal Classics database reached another milestone: it now contains more than 11,000 titles! Last year, we blogged about the incredible collection of books contained in HeinOnline in its entirety. In total, there are nearly 50,000 books in HeinOnline.*

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Announcements

Shane P. Marmion Named President of William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

We are pleased to announce an important change at William S. Hein & Co., Inc. and HeinOnline! Shane P. Marmion, former Vice President of Product Development, is now the fourth president in the company’s history.

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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