Journal of Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems, Senior Note Editor
Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 18 No. 3, Fall 2009
Correctional Rehabilitation Programs and the Adoption of International Standards: How the United States can Reduce Recidivisim and Promote the National Interest by Emily A. Whitney
Honorable David Mannheimer, Alaska Court of Appeals
Honorable Mark Rindner, Alaska Superior Court
Teach for America, Corps of 2004, Baton Rouge; Girls on the Run; Maine Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project, Pro Bono Panel
Prior to returning to her home state of Maine, Emily served as an Assistant Public Advocate for the State of Alaska where she practiced in the Adult and Juvenile Protection Division. While in Anchorage, Emily also combined her passion for running and working with youth in her capacity as co-founder and council director of Girls on the Run Southcentral Alaska.
University of Texas at Austin School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2006
Texas Law Review
Honorable Robert Coats, Alaska Court of Appeals
Honorable William Morse, Alaska Superior Court
James grew up in the Pacific Northwest just outside of Portland, Oregon. After graduating from law school, he worked on complex financial transactions in Frankfurt, Germany for two years. Before relocating to Maine, James lived in Anchorage, Alaska, where he completed two judicial clerkships and was an associate with Alaska’s largest law firm, focusing on labor, employment and construction law.