The recent terrorist attacks in Paris have parts of Belgium in a historical lockdown and the rest of the world on edge, and tensions are growing both domestically and globally. When the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility, heated debates about the admission of Syrian and other Middle Eastern refugees began worldwide. Conditions in war-torn Syria are such that millions of people are fleeing, some not surviving the journey to neighboring countries or Europe.
With the September release, 52 new documents and 17 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.
- 13 documents have been added including the amending laws to the Constitution for 1945-1959.
- 4 documents have been added. Professor Rosenn has updated all of his translations and commentaries through Amendment No. 90 of this September.
- We have added an English translation of the Constitution of 1947 as amended to 1961.
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The anniversary of John F. Kennedy's death is a time to remember the idealism and values of the United States' 35th President. In his inaugural address, Kennedy made this famous statement: "Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country."
Kennedy took office during a recession, but made efforts to lower taxes, offer protections to the unemployed, increase the minimum wage,
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Reading about or discussing banking laws, financial institutions, and accounting information probably defeats Ambien in the sleep-aid war for most people. However, what happens in and to the financial industry almost always affects things like the United States economy, the housing market, and our paychecks.
November 12 marked the 16th anniversary of the repeal of certain parts of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933. Before your eyes glaze over,
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November is Native American Heritage Month, and we would like to take this opportunity to discuss some of the incredible contributions that Native Americans have made to our daily life in the United States and to various cultures around the world. We would also like to highlight the wealth of material available in HeinOnline's American Indian Law Collection, and offer an unprecedented discount in order to give all of our customers the chance to acquire this valuable collection.
HeinOnline's updated interface has been available for more than two months, and feedback from our users has been overwhelmingly positive! Below are the top five inquiries our support team has received from customers since the interface was released on August 11.
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We are pleased to announce that the League of Nations Official Journal Special Supplement is now available!
The League of Nations Official Journal has long been a part of HeinOnline, but until now we did not have the Special Supplement, which was added to the United Nations Law Collection and the World Treaty Library with our most recent content release. This title adds 195 volumes and nearly 24,000 images to each collection.