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Witchcraft has been a subject of interest, derision, fear, and speculation since before our nation was built—and lucky for you, HeinOnline is brewing with resources where you can uncover more about the Salem Witch Trials and its impacts on today’s legal system.
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.
Sonia Sotomayor is known as the first woman of color, first Hispanic, and first Latina member of the Supreme Court of the United States. In this blog, we’ll explore Sotomayor’s education, early legal career, and notable rulings.
Although to many the term transgender seems relatively new, its roots can be traced back to ancient civilizations. This Pride month, we’ll take a look at the history of transgender people and how they are impacted by law today.
Service animals, including guide dogs, hearing dogs, and seizure response dogs, are defined by Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Using HeinOnline, let’s chew over the various sides of this issue and explore the remarkable history of service animals.
President Joe Biden recently issued an executive order creating a bipartisan commission of 36 experts to study structural changes to the Supreme Court. View this executive order in the Federal Register within HeinOnline to learn more about these changes.
The holiday season brings discussions of the First Amendment, cries of interference and discrimination, and glances at nativity scenes. Using HeinOnline, let’s clear up some of this Christmastime confusion and see what the Supreme Court has to say on the constitutionality of these traditions.
We are all familiar with the tamper-evident measures found on medicine bottles. They are there not meant to aggravate the headache-addled, but instead serve to prevent very real tragedies. Join us as we explore why and how these safety measures came into effect after the Chicago Tylenol murders.
You may have wondered, from where does the Supreme Court derive its power to strike down legislation? To discover the answer, travel with HeinOnline back to the turn of the nineteenth century.