This course offers an introduction to mindfulness-based meditation, principles of knowing and values-aligned, ethical action in the context of legal education, law practice and the challenges to justice in the 21st century. Adapted from the basic course in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction created by the University of Massachusetts which has been validated as an applicable, high-value support for focusing, presence and enhanced performance in professional education and other arenas, the course offers support for establishing a meditation practice and exploring its efficacy, from a student-centered perspective, as a tool for deepening the knowledge, skills and values of effective, socially-insightful, sustainable law practice and professional wellbeing in these times.
Who Should Attend?
- Attorneys wishing to stay current on relevant legal issues including those wishing to earn Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits
- Individuals interested in justice across the spectrum of society
- Advocates for change
NotesThis course is a non-credit offering of LAW 546I available for 2 CLE credits.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates or Series
- William S. Richardson School of Law - J Term : 2022 J-Term