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#10 | Career Development Office

9/13/2017
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Host Julie Massing interviews Widener Law Commonwealth's Director of Career Development Karen Durkin. This interview covers several topics including the services offered by the Career Development Office for current students and alumni and tips for job seekers. For more information about Widener Law Commonwealth's podcast, visit commonwealthlaw.widener.edu/podcast. Music Credit: LeChuckz

Duration: 00:17:33


#9 | Law School Success

9/6/2017
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Host Julie Massing sits down with Professor of Legal Methods and Director of Academic Success Amanda Smith and Associate Professor of Legal Methods and Director of Student Affairs David Raeker-Jordan to discuss advice and tips for new law students. Mentioned in this Episode One L of a Year Mastering the Law School Exam Writing Essay Exams to Succeed in Law School Making it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning How Learning Works: 7 Research-Based Principles for Smart...

Duration: 00:25:39


#8.5 | Summer Update

7/27/2017
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We're on a short summer break but expect to hear more episodes form us soon! commonwealthlaw.widener.edu/podcast.

Duration: 00:00:41


#8 | Law and Government Institute

6/21/2017
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Host Julie Massing sits down with Commonwealth Professor of Law and Director of the Law and Government Institute Jill Family and alumna Liana Walters '13, Legislative Counsel to PA State Senator Arthur Haywood, to discuss the history, mission, and benefits of Widener Law Commonwealth's Law and Government Institute. Follow the Law and Government Institute on Twitter @WidenerLG. For more information about the podcast, visit commonwealthlaw.widener.edu/podcast. Music Credit: LeChuckz

Duration: 00:25:33


#7 | The Administrative Constitution: Past, Present, and Future.

6/7/2017
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This episode includes a recorded lecture from Sophia Z. Lee, a Professor of Law and History and Deputy Dean at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. View the video from this event on Widener Law Commonwealth's YouTube channel. Professor Lee is a legal historian whose scholarship synthesizes constitutional and administrative law. She has written about administrative agencies’ role in shaping constitutional law; civil rights and labor advocates’ challenges to workplace discrimination...

Duration: 00:51:08


#6 | Constitutional Law Explained | Legal Topics in the News

5/24/2017
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Host Julie Massing sits down with Professor of Law and Fulbright Scholar Michael Dimino to provide a basic understanding of the approaches to constitutional law and discuss the recent confirmation of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. For more information about Widener Law Commonwealth's podcast, visit commonwealthlaw.widener.edu/podcast. Music Credit: LeChuckz

Duration: 00:18:07


#5 | Immigration Law Explained | Legal Topics in the News

5/10/2017
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Host Julie Massing sits down with Commonwealth Professor of Law and Director of the Law and Government Institute Jill Family to break down the complexities of immigration law in the United States. Their conversation aims to give listeners an understanding of the current landscape and historical context of immigration policy. For more information about Widener Law Commonwealth's podcast, visit commonwealthlaw.widener.edu/podcast. Mentioned in this Episode: Pennsylvania Immigration...

Duration: 00:28:06


# 4 | A Reasonable Expectation of Transparency - Where the Rights to Know and to Privacy Intersect

5/3/2017
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Commonwealth Court Judge P. Kevin Brobson, currently serving as the Jurist in Residence for Widener Law Commonwealth, presented A Reasonable Expectation of Transparency--Where the Rights to Know and to Privacy Intersect. Judge Brobson discussed the legal issues that arise at the intersection of the rights to know and to privacy. Many states, including Pennsylvania, have a Right to Know law that encourages government transparency. Those laws can implicate rights to privacy when the...

Duration: 01:00:22


#3 | Purpose and Benefits of Law School Clinics

4/19/2017
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Host Julie Massing interviews Widener Law Commonwealth's Central Pennsylvania Law Clinics Interim Director Mary Catherine Scott. This interview covers several topics including the history of the clinic and the benefits of law clinics for law students and the local communities. For more information about Widener Law Commonwealth's podcast, visit commonwealthlaw.widener.edu/podcast. Mentioned in this Episode: MidPenn Legal Services Dauphin County Agency on Aging YWCA Domestic Violence...

Duration: 00:14:07


#2 | Financial Aid Process Explained

4/5/2017
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Host Julie Massing sits down with Widener Law Commonwealth's Financial Aid Representative Allura Alonso to discuss the law school financial aid process. Their conversation covers a wealth of information including affording law school, applying for financial aid, and repaying student loans. Hear from a financial aid expert about what you need to know to help finance your law school education. For more information about Widener Law Commonwealth's podcast, visit...

Duration: 00:24:14


#1 | Law School Admissions Process Explained

3/22/2017
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Host Julie Massing sits down with Widener Law Commonwealth's Associate Dean for Admissions and Administration John Benfield to discuss the law school application process. Their conversation covers everything from the LSAT, GPA, personal statements, character and fitness requirements and more. Hear from an admissions expert how you can improve your chances of getting into law school For more information about Widener Law Commonwealth's podcast, visit...

Duration: 00:33:29


#0 | Introducing Widener Law Commonwealth's New Podcast

3/2/2017
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Communications Manager Julie Massing describes Widener Law Commonwealth's new podcast covering legal news and helpful information for law students. For more information, visit commonwealthlaw.widener.edu/podcast. Music Credit: LeChuckz

Duration: 00:00:29