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U.S. Immigration Law and Policy: Past and Present

Immigration continues to be a hot and controversial topic in U.S. news. Luckily, HeinOnline has gathered the most important U.S. immigration legislation into one unique database to help users stay on top of developments in relevant law and policy.

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“Heartbeat Bills” and the Push to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Several states have passed “heartbeat bills,” prohibiting abortions after 6 weeks of pregnancy. Their goal is to push the boundaries of Roe v. Wade, bringing the issue back to the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark case. Learn more about Roe v. Wade and abortion legislation in this blog post.

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Celebrating the 65th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

May 2019 marks 65 years since the ruling of Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark decision in which the Supreme Court determined racial segregation in schools to be unconstitutional. Continue reading to discover more about the case and check out how Brown v. Board fits into the evolution of U.S.

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Ride to Live for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month (and Beyond)

We’re kicking off Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month with an overview of motorcycle safety laws in the U.S. Take a quick detour to learn about motorcycle history, then ride on to ensure you have the proper helmet and eye protection to stay safe and legal throughout the upcoming summer months.

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Game of Drones: The Battle for Flight

A drone, more formally known as an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), is an aircraft without a human pilot onboard. UAVs originated in military applications for missions that were dangerous. However, drones are used for more than just military needs, and because of that, regulation issues arise.

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Researching the Right to Die

The concept of the ‘right to die’ is fraught with controversy and legal issues. The debate of giving the terminal ill the ability to die with dignity v. the concept being unethical is likely to continue indefinitely, so let’s review key U.S. Supreme Court cases on this topic in HeinOnline.

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The Times They Are a-Changin’

Kid Rock, the Beach Boys and Mike Love were among some of the musicians who joined President Donald Trump at the signing ceremony earlier this month for the Music Modernization Act (MMA). This bill was unanimously passed through the House and Senate prior to reaching the President’s desk.