Partner, Jenipher Jones appointed to Executive Board of Prominent PISLAP
Partner and Attorney, Jenipher Jones has been appointed to the Executive Board of the Project for Integrating Law, Spirituality, and Politics (PISLAP), a prominent human rights and integrative law organization. The Project for Integrating Spirituality, Law, and Politics (PISLAP, pronounced pie-slap) is a nationwide network of lawyers, law professors, law students, legal workers, and others who are seeking to develop a new spiritually-informed approach to law and social change. We believe that human beings long to live in a world in which people can fully recognize and affirm each other's humanity and that law can help bring that world into being through new legal processes that foster empathy, compassion, and mutual understanding. This in turn requires a definition of justice that goes beyond what can be achieved through the clash of individual rights that characterizes the existing adversary system toward a vision of justice that is based on the healing of the alienation between self and other that is at the heart of so much social injustice and social conflict. To this end, we hold conferences, write books and articles, teach classes, have ongoing conference calls, and in other ways seek to support one another's efforts to create a new legal system that can help to heal and repair the world.