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210.63 sec. 001 - Mindfulness, Self-Care, and Belonging in the Legal Profession (Spring 2022)

Instructor: Emily Bruce  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 1
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Meeting:

M 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
Location: Law 240
From February 28, 2022
To April 18, 2022

Course Start: February 28, 2022
Course End: April 22, 2022
Class Number (1Ls): 32075
Class Number: 32075

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 24
Waitlisted: 6
Enroll Limit: 24
As of: 05/21 11:58 PM


We do our work as lawyers in relationship to ourselves and other people. How do we want to show up in those relationships? What boundaries do we need to set in order to care for our own well-being?

In this course we will use techniques from mindfulness practice to cultivate inner steadiness, resilience, and compassion for ourselves and others. Through mindfulness practice and inquiry, we will explore the impact of barriers to belonging in the legal profession such as systemic racism and marginalization along other identity axes. We will also look at how we might use mindfulness and self-reflection to counter the effects of impostor phenomenon and the inner critic.


Attendance at the first class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to be dropped.


Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
Course Category: General Courses

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  • You Belong: A Call for Connection
    Sebene Selassie
    Edition: 2020
    Publisher: HarperCollins
    ISBN: 9780062940674
    e-Book Available: Yes
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    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $12.99
    Price Source: user provided

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