Reflections from the Bench
Reflections from the Bench

Hon. Don Ash
Hon. Don Ash

In 1994, I was elected to serve as a general jurisdiction judge for the 16th Judicial District of Tennessee. I was a 39-year-old lawyer who had done several jury trials, some divorces, and maintained a gener...

Thanks for the ride

In 1994, I was elected to serve as a general jurisdiction judge for the 16th Judicial District of Tennessee. I was a 39-year-old lawyer who had done several jury trials, some divorces, and maintained a gener...

An open book with an incomprehensible text of question marks, a person tries to read the book.
An open book with an incomprehensible text of question marks, a person tries to read the book.

On his Barrett Law website, Canadian barrister and solicitor Richard Barrett shares the following joke: A physician, an engineer and a lawyer were discussing which of their respective professions was the ...

What we’ve got here … is failure to communicate

On his Barrett Law website, Canadian barrister and solicitor Richard Barrett shares the following joke: A physician, an engineer and a lawyer were discussing which of their respective professions was the ...

Courtroom Witness
Courtroom Witness

The Mayo Clinic describes mindfulness as a type of meditation in which you focus on being intensely aware of what you're sensing and feeling in the moment, without interpretation or judgment. Since intense a...

How to use mindfulness to make you a better judge

The Mayo Clinic describes mindfulness as a type of meditation in which you focus on being intensely aware of what you're sensing and feeling in the moment, without interpretation or judgment. Since intense a...

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