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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 the conference. Those who attend via livestream are eligible to receive this credit upon approval.  Registration for livestream attendance is $50 for MILS members, $100 for non-members, and $75 for those who join register for the conference and join MILS. Click here to register to attend the conference via live-stream....

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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 loving it, and the switch has been so successful that, in the last year, the suspension rate has dropped all the way down to zero. Yes, zero. https://www.bustle.com/articles/185996-this-school-replaced-detention-with-meditation-hasnt-had-one-suspension-since...

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Pre-Registration Rates Made Permanent for National Mindfulness in Law Conference

The Mindfulness in Law Society has made permanent its pre-registration rates for the Mindfulness and the Path to Lawyer Well-Being Conference. For MILS members, registration is $175. For non-members, it is $225. If you register for the conference and join MILS, the rate is $200 (a $50 saving over the regular $75 MILS membership).  ...

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MILS Presents at National Academic Support Conference

[caption id="attachment_5468" align="alignnone" width="300"] MILS at NALSAP. From left to right: Professor Lydia Johnson, Professor Richard Reuben, and law student Elaina Marino.[/caption] The Mindfulness in Law Society had a panel on mindfulness for law students at the National Association of Law School Academic Success Professionals Annual Meeting in Indianapolis on Thursday.  We drew an audience of about 50, which was great considering it wasn't a very large conference and there were two other concurrent sessions.  Academic Division Chair Lydia Johnson (Thurgood Marshall School of Law), Student Division Chair Elaina Marino (Syracuse Law School), and MILS President Richard Reuben (Missouri School of Law) presented.  There were no obvious skeptics, and most of the questions were directed to Elaina, who presented a student perspective and did a fabulous...

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