Mindfulness and the Legal Profession
Course Number: LAW 6930 Credits: 1
This course explores the ways that mindfulness may enrich one’s skill set in relationship to the many stimulating and challenging aspects of legal practice. Over the course of the week, students will acquire a foundation level understanding of mindfulness practice, develop foundational tools to integrate mindfulness into their professional and personal lives, and appreciate the role of mindful awareness in the deliberative and creative process of decision-making. Review of neuroscience research findings offer deeper insights into the underlying mechanisms of decision-making and behavior.