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 […]

Summer Reading: Resources for Internet and Privacy Law

“What should I read to prepare for law school?” Answer: nothing. As cynical as it sounds, nothing will prepare you for law school. Don’t waste money on pre-law summer classes (scam) or buy your casebooks in advance (hella expensive and you don’t even know which ones you need yet). “Getting To Maybe,” the classic summer-before-law-school […]

Thank You for Coming to My TED Talk

More pics of the event here In February, I gave a TEDx talk at Santa Clara University about the importance of Section 230, online speech, and the complexities of content moderation. I owe a huge thank you to my advisor, Professor Eric Goldman, who not only helped me draft the talk but also took me […]

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 […]

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 […]