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HeinOnline Academic

Learn about HeinOnline, a premier online research platform providing access to multidisciplinary current and historical documents.



HeinOnline Academic is a service that provides full-text primary and secondary sources for:

  • the case law of the United States;
  • Federal government documents and law;
  • international law and relations;
  • Georgia law and government and their history;
  • special research collections of government documents and law related to important issues of the day.

Highlights include

  • the complete Congressional Record;
  • the U.S. Congressional Serial Set;
  • the Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations
  • the U.S. Reports (Supreme Court) from 1754; 
  • access to the case law of both Federal and State jurisdictions;
  • the Foreign Relations of the United States;
  • the Compilation of Presidential Documents;
  • Federal Legislative Histories,
  • and the historical and contemporary work product of the Federal Government.

Special Subject Collections include Covid-19; Criminal Justice and Criminology; the John F. Kennedy Assassination Collection; Religion and the Law; Women and the Law; Gun Rights and Regulation; LGBTQ+ Rights; Civil Rights and Social Justice.

Major Subjects that can be pursued in depth: political science, history, international relations, human rights, criminal justice, criminology, pre-law, paralegal studies, religious studies, women’s studies, gender studies, business & economics, immigration, African American studies, Latino studies, LGBTQ studies.

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