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When you start researching case, do a preliminary analysis. What do you already know from the case description? What can you learn from some quick initial searches?
Who was involved in case? (advocates, opponents, individuals, organizations)
Which organizations, political parties, unions?
(consider different perspectives -- more info here)
What types of sources are most likely to have information about your case?
When did the event(s) you're researching occur? More recent events may only be covered by newspapers and social media, while events that happened a few months ago (or more) might be discussed in scholarly articles or books.
Where did the event(s) occur? Where were participants and leaders from? Local and regional news outlets and organizations are possible sources.