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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: May, 2024

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May 12, 2024

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 on WLC's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMC_ZljFyTU

 

Cafecito with LALSA Episode 5 featuring Law School Moms: This episode features Giselle Barragan (LALSA President) having a conversation with Gabrielle Spisak and Helene Hess. Tune in to hear about their experiences and struggles as Widener Law Commonwealth students who became first time moms during law school.

 

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00:34 Episode Start

01:28 Experience Having a Baby in Law School

04:18 Stress Levels Being Pregnant During Law School

06:40 Cravings While Pregnant

07:59 Would You Change Anything

11:35 Kids' Activities

12:50 It Takes a Village

15:30 Motivation

16:30 Mental Health, Changing Identities, and Coping Strategies

30:04 Bar Exam

38:00 Social Media as Moms

41:00 No Regrets

43:00 Balancing Work and Family

47:57 Maternal Instincts

48:22 Advice for Other Law School Parents

50:36 Babies' Sleep Issues

52:48 More Advice

1:01:39 Shoutout to Don

1:02:35 Other Moms at Widener Law Commonwealth 

 

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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