Tag: world treaty library

Nuremberg trials docket

The Nuremberg Trials and Their Profound Impact on International Law

Seventy-three years ago today, the International Military Tribunal of the Nuremberg trials prosecuted the major parties responsible for the Holocaust and other World War II atrocities. Learn about the trials and their impact with HeinOnline’s History of International Law database.


Yo, Ho, Ho and a Bottle of Rum: A Tale of Piracy and Maritime Law

This very day be International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Do ye know wha’ that means? Aye, that’s right, me hearties—we shall be natterin’ about pirates today! Ready yer sea legs, grab yer cup o’ grog, and leave them landlubbers behind.

Forest with fog

Trees of Green, Red Roses, Too: Keeping It a Wonderful World

August 2019 a record number of wildfires ravaged the Amazon rainforest. In June, it was estimated that deforestation has risen by more than 88% compared to 2018.Discover the environmental, societal, and economic importance of trees and discover current efforts to slow deforestation.

Power plant

Chernobyl: Not Just Another HBO Drama

Thanks to the wildly popular HBO miniseries on the subject, the Chernobyl nuclear explosion of 1986 has become a hot topic in the news. Journey with HeinOnline into the depths of the disaster, and learn a little more about nuclear energy in the U.S. while you’re at it.

Poppy Field

From Poppies to Painkillers: An Overview of the U.S. Opioid Crisis

Drug overdoses are one of the leading cause of death among Americans under 50. With the opioid crisis rising once again to the forefront of U.S. news given the recent Johnson & Johnson opioid lawsuit, learn about the context of the epidemic and recent U.S. countermeasures with HeinOnline.

Refugee camp with kids

The Refugee Crisis: Exploring U.S. Resettlement

The world has faced multiple refugee crises, defined as movements of large groups of displaced people. Today, more than 60 million people worldwide have been forcibly displaced from their home countries due to political upheaval, violence, religious persecution, and a myriad of other reasons.