Civ Pro the Gathering

This is probably the nerdiest post you’ll ever read on this site so strap in. (Huge thank you to Alex Handley and Jeff Cohen for collaborating w/me on this project!). It didn’t really hit me until second semester but I realized that Civil Procedure is really just akin to a trade carding game I’ve consistently […]

My Patent Bar Rejection Story

The USPTO asked for comments regarding the under-representation of women and minority groups in the patent system as part of a study they must conduct per the SUCCESS Act. Santa Clara Law Professor, Eric Goldman, and I responded along with 22 other signatories.  — Last weekend, I accomplished another exciting career milestone: co-authoring and publishing […]

Sullivan v. O’Connor

https://xkcd.com/738/ Sullivan v. O’Connor Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, 1973 363 Mass. 579 , 296 N.E.2d 183. My case brief: http://bit.ly/2MDgSgn This is a case about plastic surgery gone terribly wrong. My colleague, Andrew San Jose, brought up an intriguing point: To win this case, you, the lawyer, essentially have to roast your client in front […]