U.S. Academic Core+

A research package designed for law schools in the United States.

A Comprehensive Resource for Any U.S. Law School

Join the fastest-growing research database in the world and replace existing resources for a fraction of the cost. U.S. Academic Core+ is an entire digital library containing the full text of more than 3,000 law journals, access to U.S. federal and state case law, thousands of classic legal treatises, and a wealth of government publications. Among the package’s many databases, access complete coverage of the U.S. Statutes at Large, U.S. Code, Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, U.S. Congressional Record, and more—all are exact replicas of the original print publications and all are fully searchable.

Databases Included in the Package

Law Journal Library

A collection of more than 3,000 online academic journals, each dating back to inception and extending through the most current issue available.
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American Enterprise Institute

A digital collection of documents from the American Enterprise Institute, a public policy think tank that advocates for free enterprise.
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Bremer-Kovacs Collection: Historic Documents Related to the Administrative Procedure Act of 1946

A comprehensive database designed to make the history of the Administrative Procedure Act of 1946 (APA) more accessible and understandable.
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Brennan Center for Justice Publications

Publications of the Brennan Center, a nonpartisan law and policy institute seeking to improve justice system in the U.S.
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Canada Supreme Court Reports

The official bilingual series of the Supreme Court Reports of Canada, beginning with the first volume published in 1876 and including nearly 10,000 cases.
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Civil Rights and Social Justice

Study the expansion of civil rights in America through government publications, legislation, supreme court briefs, and more.
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Code of Federal Regulations

A fully-searchable digital version of the Code of Federal Regulations, comprehensive in coverage and featuring unique locator tools to enable easy access.
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COVID-19: Pandemics Past and Present

Government reports and articles demonstrating how COVID-19 and other pandemics have impacted public health, economics, society, and the world.
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Criminal Justice & Criminology

A historical overview of these two ever-changing disciplines, including periodicals, rare pamphlets, memoirs, books, hearings, and more.
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Early American Case Law

A robust online archive ideal for the researcher interested in American legal history. Contains cases from the late 1700s through the 1920s.
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English Reports

The original bound reprint of The English Reports, a collection of judgments of the higher English Courts between 1220 and 1866.
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European Centre for Minority Issues

Publications from the ECMI, an institute that conducts research and offers advisory services concerning minority-majority relations in Europe.
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Executive Privilege

Primary and secondary source material relating to executive privilege from all three branches of the U.S. government, as well as books and scholarly articles.
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Fastcase

The full text of state and federal case law, with inline hyperlinking, negative treatment indicators, citation lookup tools, and more.
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Federal Register Library

Comprehensive coverage of the Federal Register, beginning from inception (1936) and updated daily, as well as other executive documents.
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GAO Reports and Comptroller General Decisions

Reports on audits, surveys, investigations, and evaluations of federal programs conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).
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Gun Regulation & Legislation in America

Nearly one thousand titles dealing with the difficult and important topic of gun regulation, including periodicals, legislative histories, hearings, and more.
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History of Supreme Court Nominations

The definitive documented history of both successful and unsuccessful Supreme Court nominations through Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
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John F. Kennedy Assassination Collection

A collection of all U.S. government documents relating to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, including state and local law enforcement materials.
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Law Academy Project

A comprehensive collection of works exploring the history of the Law Academy of Philadelphia, compiled by editor Dr. Joel Fishman.
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Legal Classics

Nearly 20,000 works from some of the greatest legal minds in history, including rare items found in only a handful of libraries around the world.
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LGBTQ+ Rights

A collection of materials and interactive timeline relating to the gay rights movement in America, from 1950 until present day.
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Military and Government

Thousands of diverse publications related to the history, glory, might, and daily nitty-gritty of administrating America’s fighting forces.
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NOMOS: A Political and Legal Philosophy Series

A highly regarded series from the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy, featuring scholarly works from leading political and legal theorists.
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Open Society Justice Initiative

Reports, handbooks, briefing papers, and more exploring and advocating on issues of human rights and justice.
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Pentagon Papers

A United States Department of Defense history of the country's political and military involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967.
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Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions

A unique resource containing the most current list of publications created by presidential advisory bodies (commissions, committees, tasks forces, and others).
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Revised Statutes of Canada

A compilation of all federal laws of Canada passed by the parliament since Confederation, including the periodic consolidation of the Statutes of Canada.
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Slavery in America and the World

A multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the U.S. and elsewhere, including every federal, state, and colony statute and all reported relevant cases.
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U.S. Code

A single source for the entire archive (and current material) of the U.S. Code, the codification of the general and permanent laws of the United States.
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U.S. Congressional Documents

The complete Congressional Record bound volume set from its inception, plus its three predecessor titles, congressional hearings, and more.
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U.S. Congressional Serial Set

The official historical record of the U.S. government, consisting of two centuries of documents spanning more than 17,000 volumes.
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U.S. Federal Legislative Histories

Thousands of legislative histories on major public laws, compiled by the GAO, Arnold and Porter, Covington and Burling, and others.
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U.S. Presidential Impeachment Library

A variety of documents that are both contemporaneous as well as asynchronous with the four U.S. presidents affected by the impeachment process.
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U.S. Presidential Library

A primary source for locating presidential documents, including speeches, messages, papers, select hearings, reports, and more.
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U.S. Statutes at Large

The official source for every law (public and private) ever enacted by Congress in digital format, as well as pre-1948 treaties and international agreements.
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U.S. Supreme Court Library

Complete coverage of the official U.S. Reports, providing access to all U.S. Supreme Court cases, as well as slip opinions and preliminary prints.
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U.S. Treaties and Agreements

A collection of all U.S. treaties in existence, including those in force and expired, as well as thousands of unpublished treaties and agreements.
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UNC Press Law Publications

Hundreds of titles (both current and historical) from the internationally acclaimed University of North Carolina Press, covering a variety of timely topics.
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Women and the Law

Books, biographies, and periodicals dedicated to the role of women in society and the progression of women's rights over the past several centuries.
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World Constitutions Illustrated

Constitutional and government documents from every country currently in existence, as well as thousands of related classic books and articles.
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HeinOnline’s U.S. Academic Core+ package includes the U.S. Congressional Documents and U.S. Congressional Serial Set databases. Contact us today to find out how to upgrade your HeinOnline subscription. The legacy HeinOnline Core subscription is no longer available to new subscribers.