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The Elephant in the Room: Animal Welfare in the United States

In 1948, the United Nations declared that freedom, justice, and peace rely on a respect for human rights. A few decades later, a global campaign surfaced, advocating that this respect be extended to other animals, as well. Follow along to see how to research this topic with HeinOnline.

President Reagan (center) receives the Tower Commission Report in the White House Cabinet Room

Secrets of the Serial Set: The Iran-Contra Affair

This month, HeinOnline continues its Secrets of the Serial Set series by investigating the oft-overlooked Iran-Contra affair, a political scandal involving the Reagan Administration, Nicaraguan civil war, and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Supreme Court building

Handling the Supreme Court Vacancy: Is Court Packing a Viable Option?

In the wake of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, some Democrats have pushed the idea of expanding the number of justices on the Supreme Court. This concept is called court packing. What is court packing, really? Allow HeinOnline to help answer all your court packing questions here.

Russian Hammer and Sickle next to a bust of Lenin

Secrets of the Serial Set: The Red Scares

This month, HeinOnline continues its Secrets of the Serial Set series by exploring the Red Scares that dominated the first half of the twentieth century and forever impacted U.S. politics, defense, and foreign policy.

Native American Art

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

This summer, a landmark decision from the Supreme Court marked a historic win for Native American tribes, acknowledging their rights and transforming the justice system. Explore the landmark decision, its background, and what was actually affected by the ruling with HeinOnline.