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Learn the real issues behind the headlines of legal hot topics with internationally-known faculty at Widener Law Commonwealth. Legal scholars break-down complex legal issues and provide insight about immigration, business law, and sustainability. Looking to go to law school? Valuable tips on topics ranging from law school admissions to financial aid and Bar exam preparation will be given by our team of dedicated administrative staff and students. Widener University Commonwealth Law School is the Pennsylvania capital’s only law school, with three specialized centers of legal scholarship through its Law and Government Institute, Environmental Law and Sustainability Center, and Business Advising Program. Widener Law Commonwealth offers an exceptional learning experience that is personal, practical, and professional. Visit commonwealthlaw.widener.edu/podcast for more information.
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Now displaying: December, 2023

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Dec 1, 2023

Cafecito with LALSA (Latin American Law Student Association) is a student run podcast where traditional and non-traditional law students come together to share their unique journeys through law school. Hear the voices of minority students as they discuss their challenges and triumphs, and listen to diverse perspectives on a wide range of topics. Tune in for a dynamic conversation that reflects the rich tapestry of the Widener Law Commonwealth student experience.

Watch the video version of this episode on WLC's YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/4yYzlzPhBQw 

Timestamps

0:00 Episode Teaser
0:33 Episode Start
1:25 APALSA Generally
7:32 Struggles as First Generation Law Students
10:32 Managing Stress and Mental Health Issues
17:25 Changes in How Older Generations View and Approach Mental Health Awareness
22:48 Why Law School and How Female Lawyers are Viewed by Certain People
29:33 What Type of Law Do You Want to Practice?
31:54 Internship Obstacles as a Person of Color
33:55 Lost in Translation: Language Quirks
37:00 Finding Your Community in Law School: Fears and Experiences
40:00 APALSA Events and its Future

Cafecito with LALSA Episode 3 featuring APALSA (Asian-Pacific American Law Student Association): This episode features Angelica Alonso (LALSA member) and Katrina Perea (LALSA member) having a conversation with Ashley Varughese (APALSA President) and Sneha Henry (APALSA Treasurer). Tune in to hear about their experiences and struggles as minority Widener Law Commonwealth students.

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Widener University Commonwealth Law School is the Pennsylvania capital’s only law school, with three specialized centers of legal scholarship through its Law & Government Institute, Environmental Law and Sustainability Center, and Business Advising Program. Widener Law Commonwealth offers an exceptional learning experience that is personal, practical, and professional. Visit commonwealthlaw.widener.edu for more information.

 

Music Credit: "Latin Groove" by Vogel Audio https://www.pond5.com/artist/vogelaudio

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