Legal Blogs: Great Places to Go for a Paper Topic

When it comes to deciding on a topic, for a note or a seminar paper, legal news blogs, otherwise known as blawgs, are great sources for inspiration.   There are several websites which aggregate legal blogs and allow a user to browse the blogs by topic.  Some of these sites also vet the blogs for you, describing who the author of the blogs is and what the purpose of the blog is.  Listed below are three of these blog aggregators along with tips on how to access them.

ABA Journal’s Blawg Directory provides a comprehensive of list of continually updated blawgs.

Tip: View by Topic, Region, Author, or Law School

Blawgsearch is a directory of legal blogs.

Tip: Browse by category, jurisdiction (U.S. States/International) or Law Schools

Lexmonitor is a blawg directory which allows you to “channel surf”.

Tip: Browse Practice Areas

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s