Jeff Bailey Bouchard

1L Writer

Born under a bad sign, tempered by cold climates and hard times, Irish-American, mixed with Scottish, English and French blood for good measure, Jeff grew up in Southern Rhode Island. He earned a B.A. in psychology and analytical psychology theories from Marlboro College in Vermont then spent a couple of years looking for steady work during the recession before deciding he’d better get back in school and earn an advanced degree. Jeff was Raised by wolves, who were raised by men, who were raised by wolves.  So he took the LSAT, nailed it, loaded up his Mustang and drove across the country to Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, CA. Upon arriving he said, “California seems like a decent place to stay.” So here he is, hanging out with Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan in his free time, Talkin’ Dust Bowl Blues, Talking World War III Blues, and advancing a mad drive to make sense of the law.



Personal Freedom and the Dictates of Society

Society enables us to order our perceptions, and it allows us to make sense of the world at large. Our most basic processes of...
By Jeff Bailey Bouchard | April 26, 2013

Individuation: Or Why I Came To Law School

In Jungian Psychology, the word Individuation refers to a process of development or change that takes place within the mind of a patient....
By Jeff Bailey Bouchard | March 18, 2013

Don't Sue People Panda

In July of 1999, chaos broke out in South Park, Colorado.  A chain of highly expensive lawsuits flooded into local courts.  The first...
By Jeff Bailey Bouchard | December 3, 2012

Symbols Into Meaning: 3000 Years of Tradition in 1 Year of School

In The Presocratics, edited by Phillip Wheelwright in 1997, we learn of a fragment handed down to us only through the writings of...
By Jeff Bailey Bouchard | October 17, 2012