There are many types of topics from which to choose. Choose an issue that interests you, as it will make researching and writing that much easier. Pay attention to your reading materials, research, and class lectures for unresolved issues and open questions. Also, keep in mind that the thesis or argument should be original; see the library's preemption checking guide for more about confirming the originality of your argument.
Tips on choosing a topic:
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U.S. Law Week (BloombergBNA) has an entire section devoted to Circuit Splits