AALS Balance in Legal Education Bibliography

AALS Balance in Legal Education Bibliography

Humanizing the Practice of Law

Life Balance and Happiness

  • Debra S. Austin, Drink Like a Lawyer: The Neuroscience of Substance Use and Its Impact on Cognitive Wellness, 15 Nev. L. J. 826 (2015) [SSRN]
  • Debra S Austin, Killing Them Softly: Neuroscience Reveals How Brain Cells Die from Law School Stress and How Neural Self-Hacking Can Optimize Cognitive Performance, 59 Loy. L. Rev. 791 (2013) [SSRN]
  • Debra S. Austin, Rob Durr, Emotion Regulation for Lawyers: A Mind Is a Challenging Thing to Tame, 16 Wyo. L. Rev. 387 [SSRN]
  • Susan Daicoff, The Comprehensive Law Movement: An Emerging Approach to Legal Problems, in A Proactive Approach 109 (Peter Wahlgren ed., 2006)
  • Paula Davis-Laack, The Science of Well-Being and the Legal Profession, 83-APR Wis. Law. 14 (2010)
  • Amiram Elwork, Stress Management for Lawyers: How to Increase Personal & Professional Satisfaction in the Law (3d ed. 2007)
  • Amiram Elwork, Mark R. Siwik, eds., Success Briefs for Lawyers: Inspirational Insights on How to Succeed at Law and Life (2001)
  • Timothy W. Floyd, William S. Duffey Jr., Richard A. Schneider, eds., Walking Through the Valley, (in A Life in the Law: Advice for Young Lawyers (William S. Duffey Jr. & Richard A. Schneider eds., 2009))
  • Carl Horn, III, Lawyer Life: Finding a Life and a Higher Calling in the Practice of Law (2003)
  • Peter H Huang, Corie Rosen Felder, The Zombie Lawyer Apocalypse, 42 Pepperdine Law Review 727-72 (2015) [SSRN]
  • Peter H Huang, Happiness 101 for Legal Scholars: Applying Happiness Research to Legal Policy, Ethics, Mindfulness, Negotiations, Legal Education, and Legal Practice, in Research Handbook on Behavioral Law and Economics (Kathryn Zeiler & Joshua C. Teitelbaum eds., forthcoming) [SSRN]
  • Peter H Huang, Meta-Mindfulness: A New Hope, 19 Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest 303-24 (2016) [SSRN]
  • Peter H Huang, How Improving Decision-Making and Mindfulness Can Improve Legal Ethics and Professionalism, 21 Journal of Law, Business and Ethics 35-76 (2015) [SSRN]
  • Peter H Huang, Happiness Studies and Legal Policy, 6 Annual Review of Law & Social Science 405-32 (2010) [SSRN]
  • Peter H Huang, Tiger Cub Strikes Back: Memoirs of an Ex-Child Prodigy About Legal Education and Parenting, 1 British Journal of American Legal Studies 297-347 (2012) [SSRN]
  • Peter H. Huang, Rick Swedloff, Authentic Happiness and Meaning at Law Firms, 58 Syracuse L. Rev. 335 (2008) [SSRN]
  • Terry H. Kang, Martin E.P. Seligman, Paul R. Verkuil, Why Lawyers are Unhappy, 23 Cardozo L. Rev. 33 (2001)
  • George W. Kaufman, The Lawyer's Guide to Balancing Life and Work: Taking the Stress out of Success (2d ed., 2006)
  • Steven Keeva, Transforming Practices: Finding Joy and Satisfaction in the Legal Life (10th ed., 2011)
  • Lawrence S. Krieger, Human Nature as a New Guiding Philosophy for Legal Education and the Profession, 47 Washburn L.J. 247 (2008) [SSRN]
  • Leslie Larkin Cooney, Walking the Legal Tightrope: Solutions for Achieving a Balanced Life in Law, 47 San Diego L. Rev. 421 (2010)
  • Nancy Levit, Douglas O. Linder, The Happy Lawyer: Making a Good Life in the Law (2010)
  • Judith L. Maute, Balanced Lives in a Stressful Profession: An Impossible Dream?, 21 Cap. U.L. Rev. 797 (1992)
  • Ellen Ostrow, Clear the Obstacles to a Balanced Life, 39 Trial, July, 26-33 (2003)
  • Mark Perlmutter, Rewriting the Unwritten Rules: Why It's Better for Lawyers to Cooperate Rather than Compete, 24-SEP Mont. L. Rev. 9 (1999)
  • Martha M. Peters, Teaching Stress Management in the Law Office, (in Living with the Law: Strategies to Avoid Burnout and Create Balance (Julie M. Tamminen ed., 1997))
  • Leonard L. Riskin, The Contemplative Lawyer: On the Potential Contributions of Mindfulness Meditation to Law Students, Lawyers, and Their Clients, 7 Harv. Negot. L. Rev. 1 (2002) [SSRN]
  • Scott L. Rogers, Mindfulness and the Importance of Practice, 90 (4) Fla. B. J (April 2016)
  • Scott L. Rogers, The Role of Mindfulness in the Ongoing Evolution of Legal Education, , 36 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 227 (2015)
  • Scott L. Rogers, Mindfulness in Law, ("The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness," Amanda Ie, Christelle Ngoumen & Ellen Langer, Editors (2014))
  • Joshua D. Rosenberg, Interpersonal Dynamics: Helping Lawyers Learn the Skills, and the Importance of Human Relationships in the Practice of Law, 58 U. Miami L. Rev. 1225 (2004) [SSRN]
  • Patrick J. Schiltz, On Being a Happy, Healthy, and Ethical Member of an Unhappy, Unhealthy, and Unethical Profession, 52 Vand. L. Rev. 871 (1999)
  • Deborah A. Schmedemann, Pro Bono Publico as a Conscience Good, 35 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 977 (2009) [SSRN]
  • Deborah A. Schmedemann, Priming for Pro Bono Publico: Inculcating a Norm of Public Service in New Lawyers, 64 Wm. Mitchell Legal Stud. Res. Paper (2007) [SSRN]
  • Martin E.P. Seligman, Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment (2002)
  • Martin E.P. Seligman, Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life (1991)
  • Benjamin Sells, The Soul of the Law (1994)
  • Benjamin Sells, What To Do When You Are Between a Rock and a Hard Place, 2/1/1997 Fla. B. News 19 (1997)
  • Jeffrey R. Simmons, eds., Life, Law and the Pursuit of Balance: A Lawyer's Guide to Quality of Life (1997)
  • Steven T. Taylor, Parents at Law: Is Balance a Mere Myth? How They Make the Dual Role Doable, 27 No. 7 Law Prac. Mgmt. 28 (2001)
  • Jean E. Wallace, Juggling It All: Exploring Lawyers' Work, Home, and Family Demands and Coping Strategies, Report of Stage One Findings (2002)
  • Thomas Wolfrum, The Happy Lawyer, Making a Good Life in the Law: Is Happiness Enough?, 23 J. Am. Acad. Matrimonial Law. 441 (2010)
  • Leah Wortham, Susan L. Brooks Nancy Maurer, eds., Learning from Practice: A Text for Experiential Education (3rd 2016) [SSRN]
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