Teresa Brostoff

University of Pittsburgh - School of Law

Professor of Legal Writing

3900 Forbes Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

http://www.law.pitt.edu/people/teresa-kissane-brostoff

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Meditation for Law Students: Mindfulness Practice as Experiential Learning

Law and Psychology Review, Vol. 41, p. 157, 2017, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-26
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2017
Teresa Brostoff
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 231 (141,912)

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meditation, mindful Lawyering, law student distress, experiential learning, law school environment, mindful practice, stress reduction, well-being, legal profession, lawyers, self-awareness, self-management, mental health, depression, anxiety

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English for Lawyers: A Preparatory Course for International Lawyers

Legal Writing: The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute, Vol. 7, p. 137, 2001, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 May 2009
Teresa Brostoff, Ann Sinsheimer and Megan E. Ford
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and University of Georgia
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English for Lawyers, LL.M., preparatory course, international law students, introduction to law, introduction to law school, legal education, legal

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Understanding and Using Legal Rules

Legal Writing: A Contemporary Approach (Ann Sinsheimer, Teresa Kissane Brostoff, and Nancy M. Burkoff, eds., West Academic Publishing, 2014), U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-01
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Jan 2015
Ann Sinsheimer, Teresa Brostoff and Nancy M. Burkoff
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and University of Pittsburgh - School of Law (Emeritus)
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legal writing, legal rules, brief writing, court rules, courts, legal analysis, rule synthesis, precedent, hierarchy of legal authority

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Welcoming the Student on the Autistic Spectrum into the Legal Writing Classroom

The Second Draft, Vol. 22, p. 13, Spring 2008, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 08 May 2009
Teresa Brostoff
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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legal education, autistic spectrum condition, autistic students, autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, disabilities, special education, higher education, social interaction, student-professor interaction

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Mindful Lawyering

Chapter 15 in Legal Writing: A Contemporary Approach (Ann Sinsheimer, Teresa Kissane Brostoff, and Nancy M. Burkoff, eds., West Academic Publishing, 2014)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Feb 2016
Teresa Brostoff, Ann Sinsheimer and Nancy M. Burkoff
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and University of Pittsburgh - School of Law (Emeritus)
Downloads 81 (323,355)

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mindfulness practice, stress reduction, wellbeing, law school, student success, legal profession, lawyers, meditation, self-awareness, self-management

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Using Culture in the Classroom: Enhancing Learning for International Law Students

Michigan State Journal of International Law, Vol. 15, p. 557, 2007, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 May 2009
Teresa Brostoff
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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cultural learning, cultural understanding, international law students, foreign legal principles, classroom, comparative learning, U.S. law, legal education

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Synthesizing Cases

Introduction and Chapter 6 in United States Legal Language and Culture: An Introduction to the U.S. Common Law System, 3rd ed. (Teresa Kissane Brostoff and Ann Sinsheimer, Oxford University Press, 2013), U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Mar 2015
Teresa Brostoff and Ann Sinsheimer
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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United States Legal Language and Culture, legal culture, synthesizing cases, brief writing, legal writing, legal analysis, legal research, law school, LL.M. students, international law students, common law reasoning, Legal English, English for specific purposes

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A Glimmer of Insight

The Second Draft, Vol. 20, p. 10, August 2005, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 08 May 2009
Teresa Brostoff
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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experiential learning, legal writing, opinion writing, appellate briefs, legal education, legal instruction LL.M., international law students