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MILS Mindfulness Conference for Law Professors, Deans and Administrators Begins on Thursday

The Second Mindfulness in Law Society Mindfulness in the Legal Academy conference at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) begins this Thursday,  Aug. 9, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The two-day conference will include an introduction to mindfulness and panels on incorporating mindfulness into the curriculum, mindfulness...

Low-Cost Live-Streaming Now Available for National Mindfulness Conference

The Mindfulness in Law Society is now offering low-cost live-streaming for its Aug. 3 Mindfulness and the Path to Lawyer Well-Being conference. CLE: We have also applied for 6.5 hours of CLE credit from Illinois, including professional responsibility and substance abuse, and hope to have that approved by the time of...

Study: Mindfulness Drops Need for School Discipline

“Quiet reflection” may not be a phrase you typically associate with children, but one school program shows that yoga and deep breathing might be just what some kids need to thrive. In Baltimore, Robert W. Coleman Elementary School has replaced detention with mediation. The kids are...

Response to Legal Criticisms of Mindfulness

Florida lawyer George Delos writes a letter to the Florida Bar Journal responding to legal community concerns about mindfulness, including the idea that the promotion of mindfulness is effectively promoting a religion or cult. For what it's worth, the Mindfulness in Law Society bylaws explicitly...