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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: JANUARY UPDATE

With the September release, 14 new documents and 13 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

Armenia

  • The Constitution of 1995 was amended at the Referendum of 6 December 2015. The amendments are very extensive. We include the Armenian text

Bulgaria

  • The Constitution of 1991 was amended for the fifth time on 16 December 2015. We include the text of the amending law from the official gazette and from the National Assembly and the conolidated Bulgarian text provided by the Constitutional Court

Burkina Faso

  • The Constitution of 1991 was extensively amended on 5 November 2015
  • We have updated our own consolidated translation to account for the amendments of 12 November 2013.

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The Best Source for Statutory Materials and GPO Publications

HeinOnline is a legal research powerhouse, filled with 60 unique collections, nearly 100,000 titles, and more than 130,000,000 million pages. The database is image-based and fully searchable, and it contains a tremendous depth of content. While other databases have law reviews and government documents dating back to the 1980s, HeinOnline's collections almost always date back to inception. In addition, HeinOnline often has the most current material, making it the most logical source for both historical investigation and today's legal research.

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Intellectual Property Law Collection

What does the late music legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member David Bowie have to do with the concept of intellectual property? Back in the late 1990s, David Bowie's recording and distribution deal was about to expire, and his business manager was looking for new finance options to help buy out Bowie's former business manager and to raise a significant amount of money before Bowie returned to live in the United Kingdom. 

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Incredible Content Additions and Two New Features

We are committed to regularly increasing the value of a HeinOnline subscription. Each month, we add hundreds of thousands of pages of new content to existing collections. We also strive to improve our users' legal research experience by enhancing existing features and developing new tools. Here's a summary of major content included in the January release:

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What Is a Natural Born Citizen?

In order to be elected President of the United States, a candidate must have natural-born citizen status. The 2016 Presidential election has thus far been quite contentious. As the primaries loom, the issue of eligibility to hold office as U.S. President has been raised.

What is a natural born citizen, exactly? A quick search for this phrase in HeinOnline reveals this article from the Harvard Law Review Forum,

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Exponential Growth of the U.S. Federal Legislative History Library

We are committed to increasing the value of your HeinOnline subscription by adding content to existing libraries, creating new collections, and developing new features to improve our users' legal research experiences. Thanks to partnerships with Arnold & Porter and Covington & Burling, we have dramatically increased the number of compiled federal legislative histories available in HeinOnline's U.S. Federal Legislative History Library. January 2016 marks the completion of a massive project in which hundreds of new titles were added to this library with each monthly content release.

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Get More from Your HeinOnline Subscription!

HeinOnline has a wealth of resources available to help you with searching and navigating in the database. From a help page to live, personalized training sessions, we have what you need to get started using HeinOnline and to advance your legal research skills to the next level!

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Our help page is a great place to get answers to frequently asked questions, download or view training guides,

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Netflix’s “Making a Murderer” Is Captivating Everyone

Thank goodness winter has finally arrived.

Prior to the recent arctic blast, we felt compelled to venture outdoors and actively participate in society. Now, with temperatures in the teens and cars covered in ice, there is zero shame in curling up on the couch and binge-watching Netflix's popular documentary, Making a Murderer.

Spoiler Alert

This 10-episode true crime series from filmmakers Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi follows the story of Steven Avery,

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Martin Luther King, Jr.: An Extraordinary Legacy

Each January, we celebrate the life of a man who had a tremendous impact on race relations in the United States. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a civil rights activist and a Baptist minister. Though his life was cut far too short by an assassin's bullet in 1968, the ideals he embodied, his methods of peaceful protest, and his visions for a future without racism are still admired and discussed today.

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: DECEMBER UPDATE

With the September release, 46 new documents and 14 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

Australia

  • 26 documents have been added. Most of these related to the colonial history of Australia from 1787 to 1900
  • Five texts of the Constitution of 1900 have also been added, two in French

Chile

  • The Consitution was amended for the third time this year by Law No.

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