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Comment Topic Selection for Law Reviews: Writing Resources

Recommended Reading - Books on Reserve at Circulation

Additional recommended reading - law journal articles

Heather Meeker, Stalking the Golden Topic: A Guide to Locating and Selecting Topics for Legal Research Papers, 1996 Utah L. Rev. 917 (1996).  Gives practical advice on how to identify a strong topic for academic legal writing and describes a preemption check process.

Ruthann Robson, Law Students as Legal Scholars: An Essay/Review of Scholarly Writing for Law Students and Academic Legal Writing, 7 N.Y. City L. Rev. 195 (2004).   Critiques the Volokh and Fajans/Falk texts and offers independent commentary on topic selection and the scholarly writing process.