You’ve been researching your open memo, experiencing frustration, relief, and maybe even exhilaration along the way. But now you’re feeling fatigue and an unsettling sense that you’re not sure whether you’re done. What to do?
Don’t ask your professor, “How many cases do I need?” There is no magic number of cases, but there is a core group of essential cases and a larger universe of potentially useful cases. Your professor expects you to find the essential cases and a smattering of other stuff. It’s likely that you’ve found too much. So first, you need to decide when to stop. Second, you need to analyze what you’ve found. [Read more…] about Is Your Open Memo Research Finished?