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Author: Jess Miers

Jess Miers Jess Miers is a 2L Tech Edge J.D. Candidate at Santa Clara University School of Law. Her work as a faculty research assistant focuses on the study of Internet law and policy. Jess is a passionate advocate for online free speech, dedicating her life and career to defending the Internet.

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COVID Networking

The new networking: Job hunting in the online law school era

September 14, 2020

As a self-designated “student ambassador” for my law school, I take a lot of calls from anxious incoming students. Here’s what I’ve realized: I don’t envy any of these new students. 1L year is already a challenging experience; adding a global pandemic to the mix only ratchets up


Behind our masks: The problem with hiding our problems

October 11, 2019

“The worst part of having a mental illness is people expect you to behave as if you don’t.”—Arthur Fleck, "Joker" Shockingly, I found some time in my 2L schedule to see “Joker” over the weekend. It’s a gritty commentary on society,