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Author: Jess Miers

Jess Miers Jess Miers is a recent “Tech Edge J.D.” graduate from Santa Clara University School of Law where she studied Internet law and tech policy. Her scholarship primarily covers Section 230 and content moderation. Jess is presently employed at Google as a Government Affairs & Public Policy analyst. All opinions shared are her own and do not represent her previous or current employers.

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Impostor Syndrome

The real deal on impostor syndrome? You belong here

August 26, 2021

This week I've received messages from law students who just started their summer legal internships. What's keeping them up at night?  Impostor syndrome.  So, let's talk about it.  Where did this come from? I am no

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

Masks

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,