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Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Legal Profession

Emma Jones, Neil Graffin, Rajvinder Samra, and Mathijs Lucassen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210743
eISBN:
9781529210774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210743.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Legal professionals are thought to have higher levels of mental health issues and lower levels of wellbeing than the general population. Drawing on qualitative data from new research with legal ... More


Conclusion: Challenging the Status Quo – A Manifesto for Change

Emma Jones, Neil Graffin, Rajvinder Samra, and Mathijs Lucassen

in Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Legal Profession

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210743
eISBN:
9781529210774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210743.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This conclusion draws together the key themes from each individual chapter to present a final argument on the need for practical and evidence-based changes within the profession. It identifies ... More


Law as a Commodity, Individuals as Packages

Emma Jones, Neil Graffin, Rajvinder Samra, and Mathijs Lucassen

in Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Legal Profession

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210743
eISBN:
9781529210774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210743.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter explores perhaps the largest theme to emerge from the study, the cultural and structural factors which influence mental health and wellbeing in the legal profession. It begins by ... More


The Doctor and Technical Lawyering

Kieran Tranter

in Living in Technical Legality: Science Fiction and Law as Technology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420891
eISBN:
9781474453707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420891.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues that the British science fiction television icon Doctor Who provides guidance on how to live well as an entity designated ‘lawyer’ within the networks of technical legality. ... More


Doing Well by Doing Good: The Application of Ignatian Principles to Legal Education

David C. Koelsch

in Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World: Justice in Jesuit Higher Education

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254309
eISBN:
9780823260874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254309.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter, justice is not affiliated with any specific campaign for rights; it is a much broader concept than legal ethics or even morality. This idea of justice, rather, is less concerned with ... More


Introduction: Unhealthy Justice, Damaged Society

Emma Jones, Neil Graffin, Rajvinder Samra, and Mathijs Lucassen

in Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Legal Profession

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210743
eISBN:
9781529210774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210743.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter highlights growing international concerns over the levels of mental health and wellbeing within the legal profession. Studies in a range of jurisdictions have consistently shown that ... More


“My Uterus Belongs to Me”: The Campaign for Abortion Law Reform

Susanne M. Klausen

in Abortion Under Apartheid: Nationalism, Sexuality, and Women's Reproductive Rights in South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199844494
eISBN:
9780190258122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844494.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines how clandestine abortion became a political issue in South Africa in the late 1960s. It explores the ways the move into the political spotlight was one dimension of the ... More


“Reclaiming the White Daughter’s Purity”: The Passage of the 1975 Abortion and Sterilization Act

Susanne M. Klausen

in Abortion Under Apartheid: Nationalism, Sexuality, and Women's Reproductive Rights in South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199844494
eISBN:
9780190258122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844494.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter analyzes the legislative process that culminated in the passage of South Africa’s first statutory law on abortion, The Abortion and Sterilization Act (1975). It shows that by the early ... More


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