When it Rains it Pours

      It’s been a day. Last night I chose to spend my time at a privacy event in SF rather than reading for class, crazy, I know; You know it’s bad when someone walks up to you and asks “wow they let the 1L’s out to play?” Cue me waking up at 6am […]

My Upcoming Tedx Talk at SCU

I’m excited to announce that I have been selected to give a Tedx talk about Section 230 and content moderation on February 28th at Santa Clara University (time/location tbd). Below is the abstract I submitted to be considered and, now, a teaser for the 18 minute talk. I also submitted my blog post about Internet […]

What’s Next: Tackling Anxiety

With grades coming out this week, I thought it would be important to discuss how the stress of law school can impact your mental health and ways to manage those 2 a.m. thoughts. Stress Anxiety: Grades First, I want to emphasize how normal it is to experience anxiety, especially as a law student, and that […]

Thoughts on the CISSP (Guest)

  Guest Post by Santa Clara Law colleague, Kim Wallace What is the CISSP? The Certified Information Systems Security Professional credential, CISSP, is a cybersecurity certification developed and administered by the non-profit International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, a.k.a. (ISC)2. While security certifications proliferate today, CISSP was the first and remains the most well-known. Two […]

Consistent Incremental Progress

Consistent incremental progress is, most of the time, just as good as occasional massive advancement. So, in the spirit of New Year’s Eve and all associated traditions, I’ve chosen to rethink how I go about the new year.

Internet Emotionalism

The Declaration on the Principles of the Law Governing the Internet is yet another bleak reminder of how far we’ve strayed from Internet Exceptionalism and John Perry Barlow’s 1996 Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace Compare: “You claim there are problems among us that you need to solve. You use this claim as an excuse […]