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Dangerous Waters: Crimes on Cruise Ships

Cruises offer unforgettable vacations to exotic locales, but what happens when the vacation goes wrong? Explore the legal and jurisdictional issues around crimes on cruise ships with this post.

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The History Behind NATO

Even though all-out war was officially over, the world was anything at peace in the aftermath of World War II. The United States feared the spread of communism in a weakened Europe. The tensions culminated in the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty.

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In or Out: The Complicated History Between NATO and Ukraine

On February 24th, Russia launched what Vladimir Putin called a “special military operation” in Ukraine, claiming to seek demilitarization and denazification. In this blog we take a look at the complicated history between NATO and Ukraine.

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Paving the Way: Colin Powell’s Career and Legacy

Colin Powell, former secretary of state and at one time the highest-ranking Black person in the nation, passed away on Monday, October 18 from complications of COVID-19 at age 84. Despite being fully vaccinated, Powell’s fight with multiple myeloma had significantly weakened his immune system.

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Tip of the Week: Locating Treaties in HeinOnline

A treaty is an agreement between two or more nations. Treaties can either be bilateral (between two countries) or multilateral (between three or more countries). Keep reading this guide to learn a few different methods for efficient treaty research in HeinOnline.

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Same DNA but Born this Way: A Look Back at Transgender History

Although to many the term transgender seems relatively new, its roots can be traced back to ancient civilizations. This Pride month, we’ll take a look at the history of transgender people and how they are impacted by law today.

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Unpacking the History of American and International Child Rights

What is a child? It may seem like a silly question, but the answer is more nuanced than one might think. Let’s explore how the child has become not only an allegory for innocence and the embodiment of freedom, but also a shining beacon of hope for future generations.