Statistics, Stigma, and Sanism: A Public Health Warning About the “Perfect Storm” Heading Toward America’s Legal Profession
Is the bar nearly broken? Recently released findings from the most robust research study to date of the behavioral health of nearly thirteen thousand lawyers from nineteen states show some very disturbing facts about the American legal profession. Called for in 1990, and therefore long overdue, this empirical study conducted by the ABA and the […]
You practice mindful meditation for 15 minutes. Then, you read a list which contains the words garbage, waste, can, refuse, sewage, bag, junk, rubbish, sweep, scraps, pile, dump, landfill, debris, and litter. According to the recent research study noted in this post, after a fifteen minute mindfulness meditation practice of the type commonly […]
Lawyers frequently experience anxiety. Negative mood states including tension, depression, anger, and fatigue also create stressful situations for lawyers in their work. Lawyers need a quick way to recover from negative emotions and negative mood states and avoid negative well-being consequences. Studies show that people who have this ability of adaptive coping usually have […]
Lawyers, judges, and legal leaders, is the legal profession an “ethical sinkhole”? Applying the discussion offered below about far-reaching findings from a recent first of its kind empirical research study to the legal realm, the word “yes” easily answers the question.
Numerous legal publications, academic commentaries, and reports from lawyer assistance programs document that […]
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