David Jaffe

American University - Washington College of Law

Associate Dean for Student Affairs

4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW

Suite C107

Washington, DC 20016

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

'It is Okay to Not Be Okay': The 2021 Survey of Law Student Well-Being

60 University of Louisville Law Review 441 (2021), American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2022-08
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2022
American University - Washington College of Law, Bridgewater State University and University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota)
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law students, law school, student well-being

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The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change (The Report of the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being), Part II, Recommendations for Law Schools

American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2017-19
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 30 Aug 2017
Texas Bar Association, Colorado Supreme Court, Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University, Collins Einhorn Farrell, Camson Law, Gruber Law, Indiana Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program, American University - Washington College of Law, ABA Center for Professional Responsibility, Krill Strategies, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Virginia, Colorado Lawyer Assistance Program, ALPS, Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, Indianapolis Superior Court, The Shely Firm PC, The Disciplinary Board of the New Mexico Supreme Court and Colorado Supreme Court
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law schools, well-being, wellness, mental health, substance use, substance abuse

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Suffering in Silence: The Survey of Law Student Well-Being and the Reluctance of Law Students to Seek Help for Substance Use and Mental Health Concerns

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 66, Issue 1, Pg. 116, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2017-02
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2019
University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota), American University - Washington College of Law and Bridgewater State University
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law students, alcohol, drugs, substance use, mental health, help-seeking attitudes, bar admission

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The Key to Law Student Well-Being? We Have to Love Our Law Students

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Mar 2018
David Jaffe
American University - Washington College of Law
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mental health, substance use, law student, counseling

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Helping Law Students Get the Help They Need: An Analysis of Data Regarding Law Students’ Reluctance to Seek Help and Policy Recommendations for a Variety of Stakeholders

Vol. 84, No. 4, The Bar Examiner, 9-17, December 2015
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Aug 2016
University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota), American University - Washington College of Law and Bridgewater State University
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law students, alcohol, drugs, mental health, help-seeking attitudes, bar admission

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Conduct Yourselves Accordingly: Amending Bar Character and Fitness Questions to Promote Lawyer Well-Being

26 Professional Lawyer, Jan. 2020, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2020-03
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2020
David Jaffe and Janet E. Stearns
American University - Washington College of Law and University of Miami School of Law
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Character and Fitness; Lawyer Well-Being; Substance Use, Mental Health

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Fixing a Broken Character Evaluation Process

Law Practice Today (May 2023), American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2023-15
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Sep 2023 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2023
David Jaffe and Janet E. Stearns
American University - Washington College of Law and University of Miami School of Law
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character and fitness, law licensure, attorneys, mental health

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Law Schools Should Take on Students' Mental Health and Substance Use from Day One

Your Voice column, ABA.com May 17, 2023, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2023-07
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 12 Sep 2023 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2023
David Jaffe
American University - Washington College of Law
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law students' mental health, bar admission, character and fitness

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 30
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I Lost My Keys, and it's Ok

Equipoise, December 2018
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 28 Sep 2020
David Jaffe
American University - Washington College of Law
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law student well-being, Student Affairs, "random check-in"