Widener Law Magazine: Extras

Fall 2012 William Collins '94 Interview: Harrisburg CFall2012Cover400pxampus Alumnus William Collins ’94 shares his experiences from law school, his career as a Marine Judge Advocate, and his experiences on Capitol Hill after he was placed on the Temporary Disabled Retired List. He provides insight into his time serving on the staff of then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi as part of the non-partisan U.S. House of Representatives Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program and then subsequently as the Staff Director and Counsel for the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. Following his time on Capitol Hill, he was reinstated to the Marine Corps and assigned as the Program Head for the Integrated Disability System (IDES) Counsel Program. The interview also covers his current work andthe challenges facing wounded marines who return from war. Read the interview >

Fall 2012 Taishoff Professor Thomas J. Reed (emeritus) Interview: 
Taishoff Professor Emeritus Thomas J. Reed offers his recollections on the founding of Widener Law’s Veterans Law Clinic and its evolution over the years. He also expounds on the challenges facing veterans today and how they might be addressed. Read the interview >

Legal Writing Professors Alison Donahue Kehner and Mary Ann Robinson discuss their interest in teaching professionalism and how that led them to create a set of videos designed to engage students in a discussion about the meaning and importance of proper professional behavior. The interview includes a look at the grant they received through the Association of Legal Writing Directors, their subsequent work with Aspen Publishing on a second set of videos, their thoughts on the value of teaching professionalism, and what the future holds for teaching professionalism in law school. Read the interview >