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Researching and Writing Your Upper Level Paper: News

Based on the LibGuides "Developing a Topic" from Creighton School of Law and "Researching Your Seminar Paper" from Boston University Law School.

Finding Legal News

Legal news sources provide discussion and analysis of legal topics and are written for a legal audience.  They are a great place to find information about recent topics that may or may not receive much coverage in mainstream news sources. Here are some of the most popular resources for finding legal news.  

Legal Blogs

There are thousands of legal blogs ("blawgs") on the internet, covering a multitude of topics. Because they are generally written by practitioners or specialists in the subjects, blog articles often contain analysis and commentary as well as news.