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Researching Legal Topics

Tips on legal research for seminar papers and law review articles for law students.

Choosing a Topic

Check current news sources, legal blogs, and newspapers for articles that discuss current legal issues to find a topic you are interested in researching for a writing project.  For example, legal topics trending today are climate change or global warming, net neutrality, sports law, voting rights, same-sex marriage, water law, technology transfer, education, student loans, and wealth inequality.