It might seem obvious, but choosing a paper topic is not as simple as searching online for inspiration. The best tactic is to use a combination of print and online sources to find your topic.
Practicing attorneys use current awareness tools to stay up-to-date with breaking news, statutory and regulatory changes and appellate court opinions in their field of practice. You should learn how to use these tools in law school.
Social media is another great place to discover and keep up on the latest legal issues.
There are a number of law blogs ("blawgs") in specialized subject areas written by attorneys, professors, judges, students, and other legal specialists. Use the links below to find a blog of an interest.
Twitter is very popular in the legal sector. You can search Twitter by keyword to find recent tweets on a topic, or use the directory below to search.
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