10 March 2014 ~ 3 Comments

Undocumented Law Student? Tips for Surviving Law School From An Undocumented Law School Graduate

Evaluate whether law school is really for you. I am assuming you have taken the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT), and are applying for law school. If you are still undecided on whether to take the LSAT, I’d like to note that the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) now provides fee waivers to DACA students, […]

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22 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Distinguished Accomplishment

This is what I call an embarrassing video, but it is brought to you by popular demand. It is a short clip of the academic awards ceremony from my law school graduation a few months ago, where I received a distinguished accomplishment award for civil rights and civil liberties, and my entire family screamed the […]

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04 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Remember When People of Color Used To Speak for Themselves?

It’s alright. I don’t either. Only it isn’t alright. I’m tired of heterosexual, cisgender white men taking front and center stage on everything from reproductive rights to marriage equality to immigration reform. What makes them more qualified to talk about these issues than us? They actually sound pitiful. They are not a part of our […]

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23 August 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Reading and Rioting

My dear law school friend Sam Ames, tells all current and budding lawyers to read Tips for Communicating with Transgender Clients in Prisoners’ Rights Cases that was published by the Sylvia Rivera Law Project. If you are starting law school this week, check out How To Read A Legal Opinion from my criminal law professor, […]

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13 July 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Critique of Professional

Warning: This blog post is not professional. But it is real. Can you deal with it? You say I’m “not professional enough.” I hear “you are not white enough.” Profession-al. It’s such a capitalist word, imbued in the disciplining of our bodies, the appropriation of our words and time for a singular purpose. It’s a […]

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