On November 22, 2016, U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant III issued a preliminary injunction denying the U.S. Department of Labor's new regulation to extend mandatory overtime pay. Under the regulation, workers who earn less than $47,476 per year and work more than 40 hours per week would have received mandatory overtime pay beginning December 1, 2016.
Last weekend, the U.S. Supreme Court lost one of its most vocal, controversial, and polarizing justices in modern history. Antonin Scalia, who was appointed by Ronald Reagan in 1986, was the longest-serving justice on the Supreme Court. He was the leading conservative voice on the Court, known for his outspoken personality and his advocacy for textualism in statutory interpretation and originalism in constitutional interpretation.
Scalia's sudden death has caused a new controversy between the Republican and Democratic parties: should Barack Obama nominate Scalia's successor,
2015 was an incredibly newsworthy year. From a terrorist attack in Paris in the first week of 2015 to the recent attacks in both Paris and San Bernardino, tragic plane crashes at the hands of a co-pilot and suspected terrorism, Donald Trump's controversial Presidential candidacy, multiple mass shootings, and the nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage,
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Have you heard about HeinOnline's Author Profile Pages? To help authors of law review articles highlight their work available in the world's largest image-based legal research database, HeinOnline has created Author Profile Pages!
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Recently, beSpacific.com wrote this post about Drexel University law librarian John Cannan's Law Library Journal piece, "A Legislative History of the Affordable Care Act: How Legislative Procedure Shapes Legislative History." This article was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in its decision in King v. Burwell, decided just last month!
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HeinOnline has added an exciting new metric to its ScholarCheck author rankings! In addition to calculating the number of times an author has been cited by other articles in HeinOnline, by cases, and the number of times accessed in the past 12 months, the number of times an author has been cited only by articles published in the past 10 years will now be calculated. Each metric will account for one quarter of the author's overall ScholarRank.
HeinOnline's ScholarCheck is a series of tools and features integrated throughout HeinOnline that allow users to view journal articles and cases that have a heavy influence on the subject being researched. Key aspects of ScholarCheck include the ability to analyze the most cited journal articles and authors, link directly to articles and cases that cite an article being viewed, and sort search results by the number of times cited or number of times accessed by other HeinOnline users within a rolling 12-month period.
This new enhancement is the result of customer feedback!
When viewing search results, users will now be able to see how many times an author's articles have been cited by other articles. For example, a search for "risk perception" AND "availability heuristic" reveals 182 results. Users will see the cumulative number of times the article's author has been cited by other law review articles in HeinOnline; that number will be found in parentheses next to the author's name:
In addition to viewing the number of times an author has been cited,
We have combined one of HeinOnline's best tools with the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, further enhancing this incredible resource! ScholarCheck's "cited by articles" feature, which counts citations appearing in articles in the Law Journal Library, is now available in the IFLP database.
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