From the schoolyard to the workplace, bullying is an epidemic. Because mistreatment and abuse of employees can result in legal action and liability, one would think lawyers and law firms would be vigilant in stopping or preventing bullying in their offices. Surveys of workers in the legal profession show otherwise.
The Ninth Circuit has proven to be a thorn on President Trump's side since he took office, blocking President Trump's original order banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries and the revised ban released in March 2017. And in April, a district court judge in the Ninth Circuit blocked Trump's order cutting funding to sanctuary cities. Trump has responded by threatening to break up the Ninth Circuit (though the president does not have the unilateral power to change federal courts).