I hope this post is helpful in a few ways: 1. in providing insight into what an in-house legal internship at a large tech company looks like; 2. in shedding some light on some alternative career paths that aren’t often higlighted in law school; and 3. in giving an update as to what I’m […]
I could hardly believe it’s been a whole year but WordPress sure was prompt with that hosting bill… Aside from the monetary implications, here we are over 40 posts and 10,000 views later.
This morning, my husband and I tackled the Angel Island half-marathon which will now go down as the most challenging race I have ever completed. Like a good law student, I failed to read the rules of the race and to my great dismay at the starting line, I found out headphones were completely […]
If you find yourself relating with the above image, trust me, you are not alone. Last night I hit my breaking point. Between constant networking events and informational interviews, student org duties/responsibilities, re-drafting my resume for the 50th time, social circle drama, anxiety over readings, studying/practicing (or lack thereof), and the occasional self-doubt, I’ll be […]
(I host a review session in Charney 338 on Wednesdays at 5pm. Join us!) This is a long post so: Tldr; If your client needs you to get them out of some ass-backwards contract they stumbled into, your point of attack is to prove the contract is illusory. How? lack of mutuality and lack of […]
https://xkcd.com/501/ If there’s anything we’re supposed to take away from Contracts this semester, it’s that you cannot form a contract without a bargain for consideration. When creating a contract, there must be a negotiation between the promisor and the promisee. If I were to give you a promissory note that says in two years, I’ll […]
image: https://xkcd.com/616/ Expectancy, Restitution, and Reliance are probably the scariest words uttered during this past first week of 1L (besides cold call). But they shouldn’t be. Most explanations I’ve seen are ridiculously convoluted. Here’s how it works: Expectancy (Agreement w/Consideration): What would you have received had the contract been completed? Essentially, what did you expect? Restitution […]