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Hops and Hurdles: Navigating Beer Laws

What better day than today, National Beer Lover’s Day, to delve into the fascinating world of beer laws across the states? We’ll be your guide through the maze of beer regulations, using National Survey of State Laws.

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The Abortion Battle: What’s Happening Now

Since the repeal of Roe v. Wade, abortion has become a state issue, with state and even local governments now able to establish rules and regulations regarding whether a pregnant person can receive an abortion, and if so, under what conditions.

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The Fine Print of Love: Uncovering the Not-So Unwritten Rules

Love is a many-splendored thing, but did you know that it’s also a thing of rules and regulations? Yes, love has its own set of laws, some of which are surprisingly absurd and quirky. If love is a crime, are you willing to serve the time?

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Unclaimed Dead Bodies and the Law

Some deceased people go “unclaimed” and are left to the state. Each state law varies in the handling of unclaimed dead bodies. In fact, the only nationwide law that exists is for unclaimed veterans, who have their funeral and burial costs paid for.

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NEW EDITION: National Survey of State Laws, 9th Edition!

We’re excited to announce the release of the new edition of National Survey of State Laws! The 9th edition includes an additional 120 pages and three years of updates for every chapter. It also has four new chapters.

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The Easiest Resource for Comparing Hot Topic Laws by State

Debates about gun regulation, abortion, and voting rights have been the center of news outlets due to recent mass shootings and Supreme Court rulings. To help users better understand these timely topics, HeinOnline offers National Survey of State Laws.

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Roe v. Wade Has Been Overturned: Read the Findings in HeinOnline

This morning, the Supreme Court ruled in Dobbs v. Jackson to overturn Roe v. Wade, the court case that had established a constitutional right to an abortion. Several states already laws in place that could go into effect to restrict or ban abortion.

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50 Years of Precedent: Will Roe v. Wade Be Overturned?

On Monday, in an unprecedented leak from the U.S. Supreme Court, Politico released a draft of Justice Samuel Alito’s majority opinion that would rescind Roe v. Wade, ending 50 years of abortion protection at the federal level. What does this mean?

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New Update to National Survey of State Laws

National Survey of State Laws (NSSL) is a print and online resource that allows users to make state-by-state comparisons of current state laws. The database is derived from Richard Leiter’s National Survey of State Laws print editions and is updated regularly as new laws are passed or updated.

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Roe v. Wade Threatened in Supreme Court Shadow Docket Ruling

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.