I get emails almost daily from prospective and admitted students who either stumble upon my blog, Twitter, or who were sent by Santa Clara Law admissions (can I at least get some bookstore credit!?) asking about my experience at SCU Law and with the Tech Edge J.D. program. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE these […]
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 […]
Traditional Felony Murder The traditional felony murder rule, as it is currently under California Penal Code 189, states that “any murder […] which is committed in the perpetration of, or attempt to perpetrate, arson, rape, carjacking, robbery, burglary, mayhem, kidnapping, train wrecking, or any act punishable under Section 206, 286, 288, 288a, or 289, or any […]
Impostor syndrome is when you’re convinced that you’ve faked your way to where you are now and that it’s only a matter of time before the people around you start to catch on. The problem here is that knowing you have it doesn’t actually make it any better.