Please Help: Note Topic Ideas

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whereto4law
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Please Help: Note Topic Ideas

Postby whereto4law » Mon Oct 29, 2012 10:10 am

Any suggestions would be appreciated - struggling to find something to write about. Thanks.

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kalvano
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Re: Please Help: Note Topic Ideas

Postby kalvano » Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:28 pm

I used Westlaw and entered a couple of broad search terms with a connector for "first impression." So it was something like "technology /30 first /3 impression."

Worked for me. Found some interesting cases.

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somewhatwayward
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Re: Please Help: Note Topic Ideas

Postby somewhatwayward » Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:42 pm

I did something similar to that except that I used (circuit! /5 split!) /p as words related to what I wanted to write about. It ended up taking me, like, seven hours to find something because unfortunately just because a case is flagged by the search does not mean it will work as a note topic. But it ended up being well worth it because ultimately I found a difference between two laws that I don't think anyone noticed before, and now my note is being published.

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mteevin
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Re: Please Help: Note Topic Ideas

Postby mteevin » Mon Oct 29, 2012 6:36 pm

http://www.circuitsplits.com

the moderator of this site has put together a great resource for LR students searching for note topics. circuit splits make interesting notes and often write themselves to an extent due to their descriptive nature.




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