Besides my family, my health, and the blessed life that I have lived, I am thankful for many things that I should consider and number daily as blessings. I admit that I often fail there. I take some very fundamental, big, and important things for granted. Here’s my thanksgiving list about freedom, security, bounty, and […]
The Department of Justice recently called for its employees, including lawyers, to receive training to combat unconscious bias.* That directive for nearly 28,000 people stated in part “Given that the research is clear that most people experience some degree of unconscious bias, and that the effects of that bias can be countered by acknowledging […]
Anger shares a link with deception. Researchers recently investigated how anger can impact ethical decision making. Their laboratory research study investigated how feeling incidental anger, i.e. anger provoked from an unrelated source, can promote deception. Their study also considered how empathy plays a role in the link between anger and ethical decision making.
Anger ranks […]
Cannabis law has become a niche practice area. Although still considered a controlled substance, i.e. subject to regulatory controls and administrative, civil, and criminal penalties under the federal Controlled Substances Act, several states have legalized the use of marijuana for medical or recreational purposes under a variety of schemes. A growing number of small and […]
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