Does Being Angry Lead to Good Research?

2 Pages Posted: 14 Mar 2016

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Andrea Kupfer Schneider

Marquette University - Law School

Timothy Hedeen

Kennesaw State University

Date Written: March 11, 2016


Where do good research projects come from? And does being angry about something lead to good legal research? This helpful flow chart walks you through a number of steps to be sure that your anger, frustration, or concern is channeled into successful projects. Is your anger enough to sustain you, can it be researched, does it fit with what you are doing, and what will be your product? Use this flow chart to keep you on track!

Keywords: scholarship, legal research, writing, process, flow chart

Suggested Citation

Schneider, Andrea Kupfer and Hedeen, Timothy, Does Being Angry Lead to Good Research? (March 11, 2016). Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 16-03. Available at SSRN: or

Andrea Kupfer Schneider (Contact Author)

Marquette University - Law School ( email )

Eckstein Hall
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201
United States

Timothy Hedeen

Kennesaw State University ( email )

1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144
United States

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