Summer Recap: #Tweagle #Tern

  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 […]

Internet Law Paper 1: Why Internet Law?

  Surprise surprise, I’m taking Internet law this semester — the only reason I wanted to go to law school in the first place. In an effort to help students “fall back in love with writing” the course requires us to write several non-legal-memo style papers about topics in Internet law (go figure). Because I […]

1L Resources

There’s two things I’ve always really admired about Santa Clara Law that I think makes us stand out among other law schools. 1. Our collaborative environment (which is normally strange for law school) and 2. How willing upper-year and alumni students are to give back and help us rising professionals succeeed. In an effort to […]

Dear 1L Jess

With Santa Clara Law about to kick off their orientation this week, I thought now would be a good time to finally write this post: A letter to my 1L self. Dear 1L Jess, So you decided to go to law school. Why? I don’t mean that as in “why would you do this to […]

Section 230: A Story From the Kink Community

artist credit: Victor Crispim Jess’s Note: Earlier this month, Senator Blackburn analogized the Internet to a pervert’s van filled with candy used to lure and kidnap children. Which left me wondering, how did we go from the “Internet is a unique and wholly new medium” to the Internet is a pedo-van? As a zealous and […]

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 […]