Awareness and the Legal Profession: An Introduction to the Mindful Lawyer Symposium
61 J. Legal Educ. 634 (2012)
7 Pages Posted: 30 Apr 2012
Date Written: April 2, 2012
This article introduces the Mindfulness Symposium, which includes five articles that developed out of the Mindful Lawyer Conference held at U. California-Berkeley in 2010. The article explains mindfulness and its growing importance in the legal profession, situates it among other curricular innovations, summarizes the articles in the symposium, describes other mindfulness curriculum developments, and offers resources.
Keywords: Mindfulness, awareness, contemplative practices, meditation, professionalism
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Riskin, Leonard L., Awareness and the Legal Profession: An Introduction to the Mindful Lawyer Symposium (April 2, 2012). 61 J. Legal Educ. 634 (2012), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2048502
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