The most recent edition of our alumni magazine has extensive coverage of our Privacy Law Certificate: * the feature/cover story: “Santa Clara Law Trains Privacy Law Professionals.” Among other highlights, the story captures some of the 2-decade-long bromance between me…

A Teenager’s View of the Seattle Vegetarian Scene (Guest Blog Post)

[Eric’s introduction: today I’m turning the blog over to my 13 year old son for his first-ever guest blog post] In October, my dad and I took a short trip to Seattle. I had never been to Seattle before, so…

Announcing the Publication of a New Book: "Find Kitty Nala"

In November 2013, we adopted a kitten we renamed Nala, though we often call her “Kitty” for simplicity and lack of creativity. She is both photogenic and a furball of personality, so we take a lot of photos of her….

[Whoops, this got stuck in the blog queue. Posting now despite its datedness.] In April, I spoke on online trademark and marketing issues in Israel, legal education for high tech law in London and Section 230 in Brighton. Lisa and…

Santa Clara Law Alumni at Silicon Valley Companies

Our alumni magazine had a little feature about the number of Santa Clara Law alums at various Silicon Valley institutions. Unfortunately, the way they presented the data wasn’t intuitive to me, so I reorganized the data. Our school prides itself…

I've Been Bobble-ized...And You Can Win "Me"

When I directed the High Tech Law Institute, slinkies were my schwag of choice. With the peaceful transition of HTLI leadership to Brian Love, our schwag of choice changed to…bobbleheads. Two years ago, the HTLI produced a bobblehead of Federal…

I’m pleased to announce the publication of a new essay, Writing Tenure Review Letters, 19 Green Bag 2d 357 (2016). The essay abstract: Tenure review letters are a crucial part of the tenure process, but academic communities don’t often discuss…

PROJECT COMPLETE: I've Finished Selling My Mom's Real Estate Portfolio

In addition to the emotional consequences, my mom’s death in April 2015 put a big workload onto my plate–including managing and liquidating her portfolio of 15 real estate properties. That has proven to be one of the most complicated and…

My mom was a real estate investor, and after her death I assumed responsibility for a portfolio of 15 real estate properties to manage and sell. This is the first of a series of posts where I’ll share some lessons…

Talk on Evolving Trends In High Tech Legal Education (Cross-Post From My Other Blog)

[Note: I don’t often cross-post to both of my blogs, but this topic cuts across both so I’m making the exception.] In April, I spoke at the British and Irish Law Education and Technology Association (BILETA) annual meeting at the…