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Ticket to Buy: The Ticketmaster Controversies

Fallout from Ticketmaster’s disastrous handling of Taylor Swift’s latest tour was…swift. But this isn’t the first time Ticketmaster has found itself in regulatory hot water.

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All About The Respect for Marriage Act

President Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act into law on Tuesday, December 13 in order to protect the recognition of same-sex marriage. But what exactly does the act entail, and what does it mean—and not mean—for Americans?

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Oil, Greed, and the Osage Murders

At the turn of the 20th century, oil and mineral rights made the Osage Nation “the richest people in the world.” Their wealth stoked greed and festered envy–and led to murder.

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The History of Disaster Relief in America

The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June 1 to November 30. As this year’s season comes to an end, we’ve already seen several disastrous storms hit U.S. territory. What is the federal government’s responsibility when storms like this hit?

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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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5 High-Stakes Issues in the 2022-2023 SCOTUS Term

Several high-profile topics are on the SCOTUS docket: First Amendment, environmental protections, affirmative action, voting rights, and more. Let’s take a look at some of these upcoming cases with the help of Preview and other HeinOnline resources.

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Gender Dysphoria Recognized as an ADA Disability

Based on a recent ruling on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, gender dysphoria is protected by the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). Let’s dive into this case, Williams v. Kincaid, and its implications with the help of HeinOnline.

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Secrets of the Serial Set: Operation Iraqi Freedom

In this Secrets of the Serial Set edition, we will examine Operation Iraqi Freedom, which was the military response that derived from 9/11 and also from decades of tension between the United States and Saddam Hussein’s regime.

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Mayhem at Mar-a-Lago

Between the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, and now the finding of classified documents at his Palm Beach club, Mar-a-Lago, it seems that Trump cannot escape from scandal. So what has been happening at Mar-a-Lago in the past few months?