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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Equality: 55 Years of Civil Rights

On this day 55 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 during the height of the civil rights movement. Join HeinOnline as we explore the evolution of the act, the efforts that went into its passage, and its ultimate impact.

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Pride and Prejudice: Researching Stonewall and LGBT Rights

The Stonewall Riots launched an international phenomenon that continues to grow as LGBT rights are increasingly recognized across the globe. As Pride Month comes to a close, join HeinOnline in exploring its origins and the development of LGBT rights in the United States.

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The Right to Remain Silent: 53 Years of Miranda Rights

Fifty-three years ago today, the decision of Miranda v. Arizona significantly impacted law enforcement procedure, establishing that criminal suspects must be advised of their rights before being taken into police custody. Explore the Miranda v. Arizona case first-hand in HeinOnline.