Diagnosing Heavy Drug Use In The Legal Profession09:45

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Some people lead double lives: Publicly they're successful, while privately they struggle with drug addiction. Journalist Eilene Zimmerman has written in The New York Times about her ex-husband, who was a well-known patent lawyer but died as a result of complications from drug addiction.

Zimmerman's reporting shows addiction and depression are problems many lawyers are dealing with. Zimmerman (@eilenez) joins Here & Now's Robin Young to talk about her article, "The Lawyer, the Addict."

This segment aired on July 20, 2017.


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