Very excited that I'm going to get to hear Simon Tam[1] speak (of Slants and Matal v. Tam fame) after missing out on when he came to San Jose in fall 2019.

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[1] en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Ta

Tam said his parents wanted him to be a doctor or engineer (instead of being a musician) but not a lawyer because they thought he wasn't a good public speaker...and then he won unanimously at SCOTUS and goes around public speaking for Asian American and 1A causes.

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"Most of the change in our lives doesn't come from the federal government, or the Supreme Court, it comes from city council and local organizations..." -- Tam on where to get involved and put your efforts.

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