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Contributing Author: Michael Rourke, Weld County (Colorado) District Attorney


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Contributing Authors: Kirsten Pabst, NDAA Well-being Task Force Chair, Mary Ashley, NDAA Well-being Task Force Vice Chair and Michael Rourke, Weld County (Colorado) District Attorney


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Contributing Authors: Kirsten Pabst, NDAA Well-being Task Force Chair

Follow In Recess, the Prosecutor Well-being blog at ndaajustice.medium.com.


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Contributing Author: Susan Broderick, Program Director, NDAA


Contributing Author: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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Photo credit: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of John W. Mosenthal

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Nuremberg Trials, where judges from the Allied powers — Great Britain, France, the Soviet Union, and the United States — presided over the hearing of 22 major Nazi criminals. Subsequently, the United States held 12 additional trials in Nuremberg of high-level officials of the German government, including a trial of members of the Reich Ministry of Justice, judges and prosecutors. …


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Contributing Authors: Kirsten Pabst, NDAA Well-being Task Force Chair with Andrew Laue, L.C.S.W.

Do you ever come home after a long day at the office and just feel a little heavy, kind of off? Your day wasn’t particularly bad on the prosecutor scale, so you mentally run through your line-up of victim meetings, interviews and hearings. You can’t quite pinpoint what is causing the pit in your stomach and, even though you are home and supposed to feel joy, this disquietude is weighing you down like an invisible radiation blanket.

The Resiliency Toolbox

Transition rituals are one of the many tools we keep in our resiliency toolbox. Like transmission fluid in the engine of your car, this tool facilitates gears shifts between work and home, and is a great way to practice keeping work where it belongs — at work. …


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Contributing Author: John Hollway, Senior Fellow (Positive Psychology Center) & Associate Dean and Executive Director (Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice)

The latest version of this article was written on November 2, 2020.


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Contributing Author: Mary Ashley, NDAA Well-being Task Force Vice Chair

Boy Dies in Own Filth in Locked Room; Dad and Fiancée Charged

- Headline from the Associated Press, September 14, 2020 from Anneville, Pennsylvania

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