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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?

History of Historic Preservation

Up until the 1960s, saving America’s treasured artifacts of her past was largely done by private citizens. Learn about the slow movement of federal historical preservation legislation in this post.

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Offsides: The Trials of Deshaun Watson

Cleveland Brown’s backup quarterback, Jacoby Brissett, will be starting this NFL season as a fill in for three-time Pro Bowler Deshaun Watson during his 11 game suspension following a settlement between the NFL and the NFL Players Association (NFLPA).

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The Wounded Knee Massacre

It’s no secret that American history is full of heinous acts committed by white settlers against the indigenous peoples of North America. One such example is the Wounded Knee Massacre, the gunning down of more than 150 indigenous peoples of the Lakota tribe, including women and children.

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The Lavender Scare

In honor of Pride Month, as well as the release of our new LGBTQ+ Rights database, this month’s Secrets of the Serial Set post will dive into the Lavender Scare of the 1950s, when the government sought to purge gay civil servants from government.

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Mass Shootings in the United States

It’s no secret that America has a mass shooting problem. In May 2022, there were 31 shootings that resulted in at least one death. Why does America have more mass shootings than other country? Let’s use HeinOnline to dive into this important issue.

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The Lincoln-Douglas Debates

With the issue of slavery at the forefront, the Lincoln-Douglas debates were the first political debates to receive nationwide attention, becoming public attractions that drew crowds of thousands of people and shaped politics for decades to come.

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.