BNA for Law Review Selecting Topics for Writing Notes and Comments About BNA Independent publisher of more than 300 print and electronic news, analysis and references services. Intensive coverage of legal, legislative, regulatory, economic and international developments on a wide range of topics. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, with reporters covering Capitol Hill and the world for over 75 years. Publications include the highly respected United States Law Week. Finding a Topic Your topic should be timely and unique. The topic should allow you to demonstrate your analytical, legal and writing skills. The biggest challenge is finding a topic. Why Use BNA BNA provides unbiased reporting and analysis on legislative activity, cases and legal trends. BNA’s coverage of hot topics will save you time by providing you with the resources you need to find a information on breaking news and current topic on which others have not yet written. BNA’s Current Reports “Hot Topics” includes “Editor Pics” and “My Pics” Insights provide articles written by expert practitioners. From the Editors includes in-depth research and analysis on body of law. Over 200 reports to select from on specialized practice areas such as Intellectual Property, Health Law, Labor & Employment and more. Includes United States Law Week, which covers all areas of the law. Using United States Law Week to Identify Hot Topics Hot Topics Editors Pics My Pics Insights Circuit Splits From the Editors Core Sections Case Alert Legal News Supreme Court Today Articles on Hot Topic: Immigration Customize Your Hot Topics Circuit Split Report Advanced Search: A field search can be used to limit results by topic. Print or download results by selecting the box next to the title of an article. Search terms are highlighted in yellow. Use a key word search to retrieve all articles discussing circuit splits on a particular topic. Other BNA Resources In addition to United States Law Week, there are many other BNA publications which will be useful in your topic selection. Most of these are updated daily or weekly. Accessing BNA Your law school may subscribe to many of the illustrated BNA publications. Check with your library if you do not know how to access BNA at your school. BNA wishes you great success.