A crucial step in the writing process, topic selection merits careful consideration. Methods for identifying topics include reviewing:
Looking at the tables of contents in recent issues of the following journals will suggest current topics.
Advocacy groups are composed of individuals who promote a particular cause or industry. Their websites, conferences, and blogs can be a good way to identify topics. Examples include:
Scan recent articles from news sources focused on the area of the law, such as:
Review the table of contents and indexes within books for topic ideas. Some titles of interest in the Law Library's collection include: