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The Flag, the National Anthem, and the First Amendment

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice. While some people support the protests, others feel it is disrespectful to the flag & the anthem. Let’s take a look at what resources HeinOnline contains in regards to this controversial topic.

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Serial Killers, Book Deals, and Legal Research

This month marks the 40th anniversary of the arrest of serial killer David Berkowitz, more famously known as “Son of Sam” or the “.44 caliber killer.” Research the resulting laws, related constitutional issues, and Supreme Court cases on this killer topic in HeinOnline.

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Five Things You Can Do in Less Than 15 Seconds in HeinOnline

In the research world, time is often critical when it comes to billable hours and project deadlines. The HeinOnline support team has compiled a short list of tasks which can be accomplished in less than 15 seconds in HeinOnline. This list is by no means comprehensive.

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Primary Sources, Secondary Sources and Beyond

HeinOnline has long been known as an excellent platform for historical and current periodicals, books, and government documents. HeinOnline also has extensive case law coverage, much of which is provided through a partnership with Fastcase. Let’s explore these sources now.

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Research Spotlight: Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Earl Warren

The month of March marks the birthdays of former Chief Justice Earl Warren and retired Associate Justice Sandra Day O’Connor of the Supreme Court of the United States, both of whom substantially impacted the United States Supreme Court and the American legal system.

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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.

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U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

On January 31, 2017 Judge Neil Gorsuch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit was officially nominated by President Donald J. Trump to fill the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy. Read Gorsuch’s law review articles in HeinOnline, by accessing the list on his author profile page:

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Research Trending Legal Topics in HeinOnline

ScholarCheck is a series of tools which help researchers locate and access related material. Our development team recently ran a report of the articles which had the greatest increase in the number of times accessed between January 2016 and now. Check out some trending topics that we found.

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Happy Birthday Alexander Hamilton & Salmon P. Chase

Beginning this year, we will be discussing notable figures in legal history and what information can be found on them in HeinOnline. Last week marked the birthdays of Alexander Hamilton and Salmon P. Chase, both of whom greatly influenced the national banking system of the United States.