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McGirt v. Oklahoma: A Historic Win for Native American Rights

This summer, a landmark decision from the Supreme Court marked a historic win for Native American tribes, acknowledging their rights and transforming the justice system. Explore the landmark decision, its background, and what was actually affected by the ruling with HeinOnline.

Silhouette of a child reading a book

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.

Picture of the U.S. $10 Bill

Hein on Hamilton: Celebrating an American Musical

On July 3rd, Hamilton was finally released on Disney+. Now that we’ve all had a few days to rewatch it a couple or dozen times, let’s unpack this American musical with some supplementary materials from your favorite research database.

U.S. Supreme Court building

Reigning Supreme: All About the Highest Court in the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States, otherwise known as SCOTUS, is the highest tribunal in the nation for all cases and controversies arising under the Constitution. Let’s take a closer look at SCOTUS and see what unique resources you can find in HeinOnline.

Hugo Black

The Life and Career of Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black

Eighty-two years ago, Hugo Black was appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States. The fifth-longest serving justice, Hugo Black proved to be controversial yet influential in the outcome of landmark decisions. Read about Justice Black’s jurisprudence and Supreme Court career.

Katy Perry

Coming for Katy Like a Dark Horse: Copyright Law in the U.S.

Pop singer Katy Perry was dealt a crushing blow when a jury found that her song “Dark Horse” had copied the work of Marcus Gray. Copyright law is a challenging field to navigate. To help, HeinOnline has compiled critical U.S. legislation relating to intellectual property into one unique database.

Emojis on a phone screen

Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words? Exploring Emojis and the Law

As true components of contemporary language, it’s no wonder that emojis are increasingly submitted as evidence in court cases all over the United States. Has the U.S. legal system defined its standards for emoji interpretation? Join HeinOnline in exploring the ins and outs of emojis in the law.