The American Inns of Court announced that Judge Cheryl Ann Krause of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and Williams & Connolly associate Jane Chong will receive the 2019 Warren E. Burger Prize for their essay “Lawyer Wellbeing as a Crisis of the Profession,” which will be published in the forthcoming South Carolina Law Review. The essay explores the legal profession’s current mental health crisis and offers suggestions for reform. The Burger prize promotes scholarship in the areas of professionalism, ethics, civility, and excellence, and will be presented on October 26 at the American Inns of Court annual Celebration of Excellence held at the U.S. Supreme Court. Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch of the Supreme Court will host the celebration.
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