A broad variety of data on today’s most pressing social issues. For each topic, this database explores issues from multiple perspectives through pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, articles, multimedia, statistics, and much more.
Resources presenting multiple sides of an issue to help students realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills. Content Includes essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents, reference books, and writing guides.
Overviews and analyses of core legal materials, including the Constitution, the U.S. Code, Supreme Court decisions, Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Bankruptcy Procedure, and Criminal Procedure.
Extensive collection of gun regulation and legislation resources, including federal legislative histories, congressional hearings and reports, U.S. Supreme Court briefs, and scholarly articles. (NOTE: To check full-text access to scholarly articles, click the Journal Finder icon.)
Essential legal materials on slavery in the U.S. and the English-speaking world, including colonial, state, and federal statutes; digitized books and pamphlets; legal commentaries and essays; and scholarly articles. (NOTE: To check full-text access to scholarly articles, click the Journal Finder icon.)
Extensive cultural and geographic information on the nations and territories of the world. Includes helpful language learning tools such as video language dictionaries showing native speakers pronouncing common words and phrases.