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This collection digitizes the American Bar Association periodicals, formerly known as the ABA Package Plan.
This collection includes AALL Spectrum, AALL Newsletter, Law Library Journal, Technical Services Law Librarian, and Index to Periodicals and Law Library Journal. Coverage begins with a publication's first volume and continues on to the latest issue.
This collection includes AALS Directory of Law Teachers, AALS Handbook, AALS Proceedings of the Annual Meetings, Clinical Law Review, and Journal of Legal Education. Coverage begins with a publication's first volume and most continue on to the latest issue.
The HeinOnline American Law Institute Library provides access to the ALI Guide; ALI Annual Reports; Proceedings of ALI Annual Meetings; ALI Annual Meeting speeches; The ALI Reporter; "Statement of Essential Human Rights" Archive; Uniform Commercial Code; Model Penal Code; and other miscellaneous ALI publications.
The HeinOnline Bar Journals include more than 100 Bar Journals. You can search by article title, author, description, date, or across the full text of the articles.
The HeinOnline Code of Federal Regulations provides full-text access to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) from its inception in 1938. Multiple browsing and searching features are available. CFR content is also accessible from HeinOnline's Federal Register library module.
The English Reports online edition from HeinOnline provides coverage of over 100,000 historical English cases. Multiple navigation tools, such as a Case Locator, Chart Tool, and an Advanced Search feature provide access to cases. The HeinOnline English Reports may be browsed by volume, by index, and by the Book of Charts. This database also contains historical English statutes dating back to 1235.
The European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) conducts practice-oriented research, provides information and documentation, and offers advisory services concerning minority-majority relations in Europe. Through special arrangement HeinOnline contains several publications of the ECMI, including ECMI Reports and Working Papers. ECMI serves European governments and regional intergovernmental organizations as well as non-dominant groups in the European area. The Centre also supports the academic community, the media and the general public through the timely provision of information and analysis.
HeinOnline's Federal Register coverage is comprehensive and begins from inception (1936). Multiple browsing and searching features are available, as well as additional content such as the CFR from inception (1938) as well as the United States Government Manual from inception (1935) and the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents from inception (1965).
This collection brings together hundreds of articles, hearings, documents, and more than 120 titles to create a historical database of some of the most influential Supreme Court justices, beginning with the first Supreme Court Justice John Jay. Includes the complete series of Supreme Court of the United States: hearings and reports on successful and unsuccessful nominations of Supreme Court justices by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Produced by the American Association of Law Libraries, the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP) is the preeminent multilingual index to articles and book reviews appearing in over 500 legal journals published worldwide. It provides in-depth coverage of public and private international law, comparative and foreign law, and the law of all jurisdictions other than the United States, the U.K., Canada, and Australia. IFLP also analyzes the contents of approximately eighty individually published collections of legal essays, Festschriften, Mélanges, and congress reports each year.
The HeinOnline Law Journal Library provides full-text access to more than 1,600 law and law-related periodicals. Coverage begins with a journal’s first volumes and many times continues on to the latest issue. Searching can be done by title or author name, as well as full-text searching of the collection or select periodicals. Date ranges may also be entered to narrow search results. It also contains a Bluebook Citation conversion tool to help users determine the correct abbreviations, as well as find specific articles.
The HeinOnline Legal Classics Library provides full-text access to more than 2,700 of the most highly regarded works written on the law. The collection focuses on constitutional law, comparative law, political science, and other classic topics. In addition to many "classics" this collection also includes rare items that are found in only a handful of libraries around the world.
Coverage begins with the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure first edition (11/49-5/52) and continues on to the eighth edition (8/01-7/10).
Included in this collection are all available transcripts of the Proceedings of each Annual Meeting, as well as the transcripts of the discussions in the Committee of the whole of each Uniform and Model Act. Also included are the approved "successive drafts" of each Uniform and Model Act.
This collection draws together the records and briefs as well as related organizational materials which comprise the National Moot Court Competition.
This Library provides access to the New York State Register, New York Tax Cases, New York Journals, Attorney General Reports and Opinions, Bar Journals, and the historical New York codes and reports.
The HeinOnline Philip C. Jessup Library provides full-text access to the International Law Students Association’s (ILSA) Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition Compendium (1960-2010), and several other publications of ILSA.
HeinOnline's Session Laws contains the session laws of all 50 U.S. states as well as Canada, Australia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and the D.C. Register. Twenty eight states are available back to their inception, including California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Wyoming. Hein plans to eventually take all states back to their inception.
HeinOnline State Attorney General Reports and Opinions database constitutes an integral element in its framework of governing law, and has the characteristics of both primary and secondary authority. This collection includes access to the State Attorney General Reports & Opinions for all fifty states as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Also included is access to the Opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel of the United States Department of Justice and the Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States.
HeinOnline State Reports includes reports for all fifty states, as well as the linking to the full text of the state report in HeinOnline when available. This provides researchers with a convenient state-by-state bibliographic guide to published court reports and how they interrelate with the National Court Reporter. Search by publication title or let the interactive map guide you through this extensive collection.
HeinOnline's State Statutes contains a full-text searchable database of historical, superseded state statutes for all fifty states in the United States of America.
The HeinOnline Treaties and Agreements Library includes ALL U.S. treaties, whether currently in-force, expired, or not-yet officially published. This is the world's largest and most complete online collection of U.S. treaties and agreements and includes such prominent collections as the United States Treaties and Other International Agreements set (commonly referred to as the "Blue set"), as well as famous sets from Bevans, Miller, Malloy and others.
The HeinOnline U.S. Attorney General Opinions collection provides full-text access to Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States (volumes 1-43, 1791-1982), Opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel of the United States Department of Justice (volumes 1-20, 1977-1996), and Digest of the Published Opinions of the Attorneys-General, & of the Leading Decisions of the Federal Courts, with Reference to International Law, Treaties and Kindred Subjects (1877). Also included are the Attorney General Annual Report (1870-2009), and several other related titles.
HeinOnline's coverage of the U.S. Code is comprehensive, dating back to inception. This collection provides the ability to browse by Edition or Title. A U.S. Code Citation Search tool is also provided, which allows you to enter a Title Number, Section Number, and select an Edition to help locate a specific citation. Since 1926, the United States Code has been published every six years. In between editions, annual cumulative supplements are published in order to present the most current information.
HeinOnline U.S. Congressional Documents Library features the bound and daily versions of Congressional Record, its three predecessor titles, and other important congressional material. The Congressional Record, first published in 1873, is essentially the complete printed chronicle of debates, proceedings and speeches of the United States Congress. Previously congressional debates were catalogued in the Annals of Congress (1789-1824), Register of Debates (1824-1837) and Congressional Globe (1833-1873). The Record is believed to be the most complete and accurate count of congressional matters to date. The library also includes thousands of Congressional Hearings from the 71st through the 103rd Congress.
HeinOnline's U.S. Federal Agency Library is a complete collection of the official case law of many U.S. government institutions. This case law is the body of reported judicial opinions that are published by each agency and thereby become precedent for future decisions. Notable titles included in this collection are Decisions of the National Labor Relations Board (1934-Current), Federal Communications Commission Record (1986-Current) and Internal Revenue Cumulative Bulletin (1919-Current).
The HeinOnline U.S. Federal Legislative History Library provides access to the actual federal legislative histories published by the U.S. GPO and private publishers. It also includes a unique finding aid based on Sources of Compiled Legislative Histories: A Bibliography of Government Documents, Periodical Articles, and Books by Nancy P. Johnson. Researchers should begin their U.S. federal legislative history research with this finding aid, which often includes references to law review articles on-point to a particular legislative history. All compilations for major laws are included in the database with the following exceptions: appropriations measures; ceremonial matters; laws that extend the life of an agency or authority; and laws that affect small numbers of persons or specific regions of the country.
HeinOnline's U.S. Presidential Library includes such titles as Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Public Papers of the Presidents, CFR Title 3 (Presidents), Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, and other documents related to U.S. Presidents.
HeinOnline U.S. Statutes at Large provides full-text access to the United States Statutes as Large (volumes 1-123, 1789-2009). The Statutes at Large is the official source for the laws and resolutions passed by the U.S. Congress and includes all laws, both public and private, ever enacted by the Congress and, until 1948, all treaties and international agreements approved by the Senate.
HeinOnline U.S. Supreme Court Library provides full-text access to the official U.S. Reports bound volumes as well as preliminary prints, slip opinions, and books and periodicals related to the U.S. Supreme Court.
This historical archive of materials contains nearly 800 titles and provides a platfom to research the progression of women's roles and rights in society over the past 200 years. Included are more than 70 titles from Emory University Law School's Feminism and Legal Theory Project which provide a platform to view the effect of law and culture on the female gender.
This collection is a work in progress and will contain the current constitution of every country in the world in its original language. For countries where multiple original-language versions exist, Hein will provide each one. Also included will be at least one English translation. Since translations depend on and reveal the preferences of their makers and their time, HeinOnline is providing multiple vantage points. Hein is working to identify and acquire the source documents for every historical constitution for every country. As historical documents are identified, they will be added to the constitutional timeline for each country. Documents identified but not yet acquired will be listed to provide a documentary history of the constitution's development. For every constitutional document, researchers will find the original text, amending laws, consolidated text, and important related texts. Links to scholarly articles and commentary are provided, along with a bibliography of select constitutional books available elsewhere. Included in the initial release are more than 800 classic books on constitutions, constitutional history and jurisprudence, and political and economic history. This library also includes more than a dozen legal periodicals focusing on constitutional law. Other related works include the Annual Human Rights Reports Submitted to Congress by the U.S. Department of State, the complete set of British and Foreign State Papers, Country Studies, Modern Legal Systems Cyclopedia, and the World Fact Book.
HeinOnline World Trials provides trial transcripts and monographs that analyze and debate famous trials, as well as biographies of some of the most well-known trial lawyers in history.