This is an excerpt from a book published by the American Bar Association about lawyer well-being. In an earlier excerpt, I pointed out that the practice of law inevitably involves existential and spiritual dilemmas. Here, the benefits and dangers of meditation or others forms of spiritual practice for lawyers are discussed. Elizabeth Bader, Lawyering as […]
Law and Spirituality
Reflections on the relationship between law, lawyering and spirituality.
This post discusses law and spirituality. I begin by discussing my encounter with the realities of human suffering early on in my career. I then call for the legal profession to consider the profound human and spiritual questions raised by the practice of law. Ignoring these questions is dangerous. This post is part of a […]
The differences between hatred and anger are examined. From a practical perspective, the differences can be important, especially in mediation. Excerpts from Glen Gabbard’s article on Hatred and Its Rewards are presented.