AALS Balance in Legal Education Bibliography

Humanizing the Law School Experience

Law, Neuroscience, and Psychology

  • Debra S. Austin, Rob Durr, Emotion Regulation for Lawyers: A Mind Is a Challenging Thing to Tame, 16 Wyo. L. Rev. 387 [SSRN]
  • 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]
  • Jennifer A. Brobst, Miranda in Mental Health: Court Ordered Confessions and Therapeutic Injustice for Young Offenders, 40 Nova L. Rev. 387(2016) [SSRN]
  • Justine A. Dunlap, I'd Just as Soon Flunk You as Look at You? The Evolution to Humanizing in a Large Classroom, 47 Washburn L.J. 389 (2008) [SSRN]
  • Michael Hunter Schwartz, Teaching Law By Design: How Learning Theory and Instructional Design Can Inform and Reform Law Teaching, 38 San Diego L. Rev. 347 (2001) [SSRN]
  • Susan P. Liemer, Embodied Legal Education: Incorporating Another Part of Bloom's Taxonomy, 95 Detroit Mercy L. Rev. 69(2018) [SSRN]
  • Todd David Peterson, Elizabeth Waters Peterson, Stemming the Tide of Law Student Depression: What Law Schools Need To Learn from the Science of Positive Psychology, 9 Yale J. Health Pol'y L. & Ethics 357 (2009) [SSRN]
  • Kevin L. Rand, Hope and Optimism: Latent Structures and Influences on Grade Expectancy and Academic Performance, 77 J. Personality 231 (2009)
  • Denise Riebe, with Michael Hunter Schwartz, Pass the Bar! (2006)
  • Scott L. Rogers, Mindfulness in Law, ("The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness," Amanda Ie, Christelle Ngoumen & Ellen Langer, Editors (2014))
  • Scott L. Rogers, Mindfulness and the Importance of Practice, 90 (4) Fla. B. J (April 2016)
  • Joshua D. Rosenberg, Teaching Empathy in Law School, 36 U.S.F. L. Rev. 621 (2002) [SSRN]
  • Deborah A. Schmedemann, Do Best Practices in Legal Education Include an Obligation to the Legal Profession to Integrate Theory, Skills, and Doctrine in the Law School Curriculum?, 1 J. Ass'n Legal Writing Directors 127 (2002) [SSRN]
  • Martin E.P. Seligman, Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being (2011)
  • Carol L. Wallinger, Moving From First to Final Draft: Offering Autonomy-Supportive Choices to Motivate Students to Internalize the Writing Process, 54 Loy. L. Rev. 820 (2008) [SSRN]
  • Carol L. Wallinger, Autonomy Support 101: How Using Proven Autonomy Support Techniques Can Increase Law Student Autonomy, Engender Hope, and Improve Outcomes, 48 Duq. L. Rev. 385 (2010)
  • Emily Zimmerman, An Interdisciplinary Framework for Understanding and Cultivating Law Student Enthusiasm, 58 DePaul L. Rev. 851 (2009) [SSRN]