Finding a Case
To choose an interesting case to report on I recommend leveraging what you have learned in the "quote the quote" project. Rather than searching for a case by topic in a judicial opinion database such as Lexis-Nexis. To get the full text of a judicial opinion, these data points about the case are helpful:
Jurisdiction or Court
Example: Vance v. Ball State University, 646 F. 3d 461 (7th Circuit 2011)
Lexis Nexis Academic
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Google Scholar check off legal documents and if know select the court
Lexis-Nexis Case Look-Up
Searching Lexis-Nexis for Law Review Articles
Another good database for law review articles.