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A Fathers’ Day Investigation of the Fathers’ Rights Movement

The transformation of certain definitions (e.g. wife, marriage, gender) and the recognition of women’s rights have dramatically changed family law over the years. Recently, one group has made it their mission to reform the practice further—fathers.

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Law Day 2020: 4 Ways to Research This Year’s Theme in HeinOnline

This Law Day, ABA has chosen the theme of Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th Amendment at 100 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the constitutional amendment that allowed women the right to vote. Join us as we provide some quick tips for researching the 2020 Law Day theme.

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A Step-By-Step Guide to the Trump Impeachment Proceedings

History was made when Donald Trump became the third U.S. president to be impeached by the House of Representatives. However, contrary to popular misunderstanding, impeachment does not necessarily mean Trump will be removed from office. Keep reading for a guide to impeachment.

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Trump Impeachment Hearing: The Testifying Scholars Revealed

After weeks of public testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, the House Judiciary’s impeachment hearings into President Trump have officially begun. Experts in constitutional law will publicly testify. Each of the experts can be found in HeinOnline’s Law Journal Library.

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The Nuremberg Trials and Their Profound Impact on International Law

Seventy-three years ago today, the International Military Tribunal of the Nuremberg trials prosecuted the major parties responsible for the Holocaust and other World War II atrocities. Learn about the trials and their impact with HeinOnline’s History of International Law database.

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Yo, Ho, Ho and a Bottle of Rum: A Tale of Piracy and Maritime Law

This very day be International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Do ye know wha’ that means? Aye, that’s right, me hearties—we shall be natterin’ about pirates today! Ready yer sea legs, grab yer cup o’ grog, and leave them landlubbers behind.

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Building America: The Powerful Story Behind “We the People”

The Constitution is the supreme law of the United States of America, the basis for the structure of the U.S. government, and the primary source for all legislative, executive, and judicial authority. Join HeinOnline as we research the drafting, signing, and ratification of the Constitution.