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Circuit Splits

Important ideas:

  • Traditional method for seeking paper topics
  • Few decisions related to torts
  • Time-sensitive 

Text Books

Text books include questions and comments that may inspire you.

Tort Law and Practice - Dominick R. Vetri
Call Number: KF 1249 .V48 2011
ISBN: 1422483487
Publication Date: 2011

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The Torts Process - James A. Henderson; Richard N. Pearson; Douglas A. Kysar; John A. Siliciano
Call Number: KF1249 .H4 2007
ISBN: 0735563527
Publication Date: 2007

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Torts: The Civil Law of Reparation for Harm Done by Wrongful Act - Joseph W. Little
Call Number: KF1249 .L58 2009
ISBN: 1422473538
Publication Date: 2009

Constitutional Torts - Sheldon H. Nahmod; Michael L. Wells; Thomas A. Eaton
Call Number: KF1306.C64 N34 2010
ISBN: 142247027X
Publication Date: 2010

Torts: Cases and Problems - Frank J. Vandall; Ellen Wertheimer
Call Number: KF1249 .V36 2011
ISBN: 0769846904
Publication Date: 2011

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Cases and Materials on Torts - John L. Diamond
Call Number: KF1249 .D53 2008
ISBN: 0314154108
Publication Date: 2008

Additional Ideas

Important ideas:

  • Traditional method for seeking paper topics
  • Time-sensitive 
  • Issues may have more of a Constitutional focus
  • SCOTUS Blog
  • Case Digests
    Available in print in the Law Library. See West's Michigan Digest or the Federal Practice Digest for some good examples.
  • ALR (American Law Reports)
    Available in print and on Lexis Advance or Westlaw.
  • Michigan Appellate Opinion Release
    Subscribe to the Michigan Courts' Opinions and Orders--the site gives researchers a variety of options for subscribing to court publications.
  • State Bar of Michigan Consumer Law Section
    Researchers may find information of specific interest to those practicing in or studying issues in consumer law. Much content is member-only; however, researchers can still access the section's newsletter.
  • Network
    Talk to professors, peers, colleagues, employers, etc.

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