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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.

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Featured Database of the Month: National Survey of State Laws

National Survey of State Laws (NSSL) is a print and online resource that provides an overall view of some of the most-asked-about and controversial legal topics in the United States. Keep reading to learn more about this indispensable reference work.

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New Update to National Survey of State Laws!

We are excited to share that the National Survey of State Laws (NSSL) is now available in HOL. NSSL provides an overall view of some of the most-asked-about and controversial legal topics in the United States. Read this Blog to learn more about this great new resource.

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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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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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NEW EDITION: National Survey of State Laws, 8th Edition!

We’re excited to announce the release of the new edition of National Survey of State Laws! The 8th edition includes an additional 200 pages and four years of updates for every chapter. It also has nine new chapters!