Bolch Judicial Institute
Bolch Judicial Institute
Materials
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Materials

Panel 1 – Overview of the problem at large, focusing on medical explanations and connections from substance and alcohol abuse to increased stress, depression, and suicide rates

Panel 2 – Data on extent of the problem in the profession and law schools

Panel 3 – How state bars are managing the problem (policing and treating). Which Task Force recommendations have they adopted?

Panel 4 – How judiciary is coping with the problem (policing and treating). Which Task Force recommendations have they adopted?

Panel 5 – How law firms and in-house departments are coping with the problem (policing and treating). Which Task Force recommendations have they adopted?

Panel 6 – Existing treatment programs, including mindfulness, therapy

Panel 7 – Rehabilitation programs and alternative programs to help

Panel 8 – How should we manage the problem in the profession – are ABA recommendations effective, realistic, and sufficient?  Should we prioritize the recommendations? How do we maximize getting the word out?