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Full-text searching of records from the ACLU from before its founding in 1920 through the 20th century. Covers topics such as race, identity, gender rights, workers rights, popular protest, the role of government, and more.

Subjects: Social Sciences, History, Social Sciences, Law, Social Sciences, Political Science

Consists of three sections: Historic Archives containing documents and audiovisual materials relating to the negotiation and adoption of significant legal instruments under the auspices of the United Nations and related agencies since 1945; (2) Lecture Series featuring a permanent collection of lectures on every subject of international law given by leading international law scholars and practitioners from different countries and legal systems; and (3) Research Library providing an on-line international law library with links to treaties, jurisprudence, publications and documents, scholarly writings and research guides. Video requires Real Player.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Law, International Law, Social Sciences, International Relations

The Brennan Center is a nonpartisan law and policy institute that seeks to improve the systems of democracy and justice in the United States. The Center's work focuses on a wide range of issues, such as voting rights, campaign finance reform, racial justice in criminal law, and Constitutional protection in the fight against terrorism. This HeinOnline collection contains over 200 titles, its law and policy scholarship addresses many issues, is largely written by attorneys, and is extensively peer-reviewed by scholars and legal practitioners. Once a year, the Center publishes a book-length volume, Democracy and Justice: Collected Writings, which compiles excerpts from the year's shorter scholarship and includes new material for that publication.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Law

This collection consists of essential documents on the promulgation and implementation of the Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) of 1990 and other environmental issues including endangered species and protection of American wetlands.

Subjects: Science, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Policy, Social Sciences, Law

Provides searchable access to the full-text of working papers and conference proceedings from 45 leading research centers in the field of international policy and scholarship. CIAO also provides abstracts from key foreign policy journals and the texts of 12 books on various aspects foreign affaires as well as links to internet resources and a calendar of meetings and conferences.

Subjects: Social Sciences, International Relations, International Law, Social Sciences, Law

Provides users with access to a comprehensive collection of historic and current congressional information. Includes full text of congressional publications, finding aids, a bill tracking service, public laws and other research materials. The database is an effective source for general research in many academic disciplines, in addition to research related to specific legislative proposals and laws. Researchers can access information about Congress, including member biographical and committee assignment information, voting records, and financial data.

Subjects: Social Sciences, History, Social Sciences, Law, Social Sciences, Political Science

This HeinOnline database provides access to Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports, Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports, and scholarly articles organized into the following areas of impact: Economics, Global impact, Health, and Society.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Economics, Social Sciences, Sociology, Social Sciences, Law, Health Sciences, Environment and Public Health

This HeinOnline collection includes the official opinions of the U.S. Attorney General (both the Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States as well as the Opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel of the United States Department of Justice). Also included are guides, handbooks, hearings, and other materials related to the study of criminal justice in the United States.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Law, Public Law

ProQuest Criminal Justice Database is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. As well as U.S. and international scholarly journals, it includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Social Problems, Crime, Social Sciences, Sociology, Crime, Social Sciences, Law, Criminal Law

More than 60 titles offering a wide variety of content covering humanities, medicine, the sciences and law.

Subjects: Arts and Humanities, Law, Health Sciences, Science, Social Sciences

This Heinonline resource contains links to full texts on United States and English case law. Includes searchable databases

Subjects: Social Sciences, Law

EMIS Professional focuses on news, data, intelligence, and company and industry information for emerging markets around the world. Includes proprietary M&A information, peer analysis, credit analytics, benchmark indicators, and trend comparisons.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Economics, Development Economics, Social Sciences, International Relations, Developing Countries, Social Sciences, Management, Business, Social Sciences, Law

Contains reprinted decisions of all English courts from 1220 to the commencement of the official Law reports in 1866. HeinOnline allows you to search or browse all 176 volumes of the English Reports, along with its Index of Cases and Index Chart. This collection represents reprints of 275 separate series of reports, arranged by the English Courts: House of Lords, Chancery, Rolls Court, etc. The English Reports, Full Reprint contains over 100,000 cases reprinted verbatim and spans the years 1220 to 1867.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Law

Provides a limited search of environment abstracts within the ProQuest Environmental Science Index.

Subjects: Science, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Policy, Science, Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Science, Environmental Sciences, Pollution, Social Sciences, Law

Environment Complete offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Includes coverage from 1940s, as well as full text for over 650 journals.

Subjects: Science, Environmental Sciences, Human Geography, Social Sciences, Geography, Urban Studies, Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Sciences, Law

This HeinOnline resource includes the publications of the American Society of International Law, Yearbooks from around the world, the Hague Permanent Court of International Justice series, U.S. Law Digests, International Tribunals/Judicial Decisions and more.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Law, International Law, Social Sciences, Political Science, World Politics, Social Sciences, International Relations

This HeinOnline resource provides a searchable database with links to legal materials on gun regulation in the United States.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Law, Public Law

Legal research collection of current and historical materials, including full-text law journals and texts; Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals; U.S. laws, regulations, cases and Congressional materials; international treaties and constitutions, foreign and comparative law materials, United Nations and League of Nations publications; and Jessup moot court information.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Law, International Law, Social Sciences, International Relations, World Politics, Social Sciences, Political Science

HeinOnline's Civil Rights database brings together a diverse offering of publications covering civil rights in the United States as their legal protections and definitions are expanded to cover more and more Americans including disabled Americans and those identifying as LGBTQ. Containing hearings and committee prints, legislative histories on the landmark legislations, CRS and GAO reports, briefs from major Supreme Court cases, and publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, this database allows users to educate themselves on the ways our civil rights have been strengthened and expanded over time, as well as how these legal protections can go further still.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Political Science, Human Rights, Social Sciences, History, Social Sciences, Law

Digital collection of online texts and multimedia materials focused on global human rights violations and crimes.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Law, International Law, Social Sciences, Political Science, Human Rights, Social Sciences, Social Problems, Ethnic Relations

A HeinOnline multilingual index to articles and book reviews from more than 500 worldwide legal journals. Covers public and private international law, comparative and foreign law, and the law of all jurisdictions other than the United States, the UK, Canada, and Australia.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Law, International Law, Social Sciences, International Relations

The International Commission of Jurists promotes and protects human rights through the rule of law. Created in 1952, the ICJ aims to ensure the progressive development and effective implementation of international human rights and international humanitarian law. It also works to secure the realization of civil, cultural, economic, political, and social rights, as well as strives to safeguard the separation of powers and guarantee the independence of the judiciary and legal profession. This HeinOnline resource includes books, reports, journals, and practitioners' guides. Materials are from 1952-present.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Law, International Law, Social Sciences, Political Science, Human Rights, Social Sciences, Political Science, Civil Society

This HeinOnline collection consists of full-text access to over 2,300 law journals, usually starting with the first volume and available through the most current content.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Law

This database contains thousands of works from some of the most well-known legal minds in history including Joseph Story, Jeremy Bentham, William Blackstone, William Holdsworth, Henry Maine, Federick William Maitland, Frederick Pollock, Benjamin N. Cardozo, and many more. The collection focuses on constitutional law, political science, and other topics. In addition to many classic treatises, this collection also includes rare items that are found in only a handful of libraries around the world.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Law, Social Sciences, Political Science

This database covers literature related to research, policy and practice in criminal and juvenile justice and drug control. Search over 189,000 U.S. and international publications, including federal, state and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, audiovisual presentations and unpublished research.

Subjects: Social Sciences, Law, Criminal Law, Social Sciences, Sociology, Crime, Social Sciences, Political Science, Social Policy