The study counters a popular image of lawyers as a largely unhappy bunch prone to depression, substance abuse and suicide, said law professor John Monahan, who has tracked UVA Law’s Class of 1990 for nearly 30 years.
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November 16, 2018
The former justice still has faith in the court and does not regret retiring, he said during an event sponsored by the Karsh Center for Law and Democracy.
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September 26, 2018
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Justice Kennedy will visit UVA’s School of Law on Sept. 14 for the Karsh Center for Law and Democracy’s first event. The center aims to facilitate discussion and civic engagement on some of today’s most pressing issues.
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