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  • Compassion Fatigue , Feb 11
    The ABA writes about compassion fatigue, its symptoms, and how to treat it.
  • Correlates of Burnout Among Public Service Lawyers , Feb 11
    Several hypotheses suggested by the theoretical literature on burnout were empirically tested in an attempt to identify the organizational conditions associated with employee burnout. Public service lawyers in theU.S. (N = 391) completed a survey design ...
  • Symptoms of Depression , Feb 11
    NYC Bar's Lawyer Assistance Program breaks down the symptoms of depression.
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On July 31, 2014, Kenneth Moore sat in his cell at Riker’s Island, wondering why he was still in jail. Mr. Moore had been arrested for allegedly violating his parole in late June. The underlying sentence—for a narcotics offense—had a “maximum expiration date” of July 31. According to allegations in Mr. Moore’s federal lawsuit, NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (NYS DOCCS) had no authority to hold him beyond July 31 without a conviction on his alleged parole violation. Yet July 31, 2014 came and went, and Mr. Moore remained incarcerated. Read more.