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Off With Her Head: The Unfortunate Fate of Anne Boleyn

On May 19, 1536, the citizens of London gathered around a scaffold at the Tower of London, where the swift chop of a sword brought an end to the life of Anne Boleyn, the second of King Henry VIII’s six wives. Her crime? Failure to bear a son.

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Mickey Mouse (at last!) in the Public Domain

As of January 1, 2024, Mickey Mouse is in the public domain—well, kind of. Mickey’s journey from the Magic Kingdom to public domain re-wrote U.S. copyright law.

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Behind the Bindings: The Tortured Poets Department Edition

Did you know there is this super secret corner in the Law Journal Library called the Tortured Poets Department? It’s a hidden gem for all you Swifties out there, but instead of Taylor Swift lyrics, we’re talking about some seriously poetic legal stuff.

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Saving The World: The History of the First Earth Day 

Before 1970, most Americans weren’t aware that anything was wrong with the environment. That all changed in 1970, when activists across the country came together for Earth Day, which became the largest one-day protest in all of world history.

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The Human Genome Project

Occasionally, the scientific community undertakes a task that is so important that it requires an international effort. One of these was the Human Genome Project—an effort to identify and sequence all 3 billion base pairs that make up human DNA.

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New Journals Added to HeinOnline

Over the past two months, we have added more than 7,200 new articles to the Law Journal Library with updates to existing journals and newly added journals. This includes 10 new active serials.