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Exploring the Evolution of Memorial Day with HeinOnline

As previous generations have done before us, this Memorial Day we honor those who have given their lives in military service to the United States. In this post, we revisit the surprisingly controversial history of Memorial Day and use HeinOnline to examine its institution as a U.S. federal holiday.

Statute of Liberty in sunset

Research Immigration Policy in HeinOnline

Immigration has historically been a polarizing issue, arguably never more so than in today’s political climate. The purpose of this post is to provide a quick tutorial on major aspects of immigration law and highlighting points which have received intense recent media coverage.

Watergate Complex from the air

The Watergate Scandal, Part II: Pentagon Papers

Earlier this summer we blogged about HeinOnline’s journal and government document coverage. The blog provided a brief synopsis of the Watergate Scandal and how to research this topic. Let’s now look at the link between the Watergate scandal and the Pentagon Papers.

The White House at night

The Watergate Scandal: Part I

Although the Watergate scandal happened in the early 1970s, it’s been in the news recently. Most people associate Watergate with President Richard M. Nixon’s eventual resignation, but what happened leading up to that? Join us as we dive into the Watergate scandal.

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HeinOnline: The Most Reliable Source for Government Documents

HeinOnline has long been known as the most comprehensive source of law and law-related journals, but it’s much more than the best place to find articles. HeinOnline contains comprehensive coverage of government documents.

image of Mount Rushmore

Celebrating Presidents’ Day with Abraham Lincoln and George Washington

The American holiday of Presidents’ Day was originally established in 1885 in recognition of the first President of the United States, George Washington. It was officially called Washington’s Birthday and observed as a federal holiday on February 22nd, Washington’s actual day of birth.

White pills spilled on table

Research the Effects of Opioids on Society

More than 33,000 people in the U.S. were killed from opioid overdoses in 2015, and in that year, for the first time, the number of deaths from heroin surpassed those from gun homicides, according to the CDC. Join us as we take a look at this increasing epidemic.