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Educating Mindful Lawyers: The Meditative Perspective

4:45PM on November 15, 2011
Room 170, Boalt Hall, UC Berkeley School of Law, 2778 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA | Map It

The inaugural event of a new speaker series created by the Berkeley Initiative for Mindfulness in Law which will discuss a meditative perspective on law practices, institutions, teachings and doctrinal innovation.

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The event, Educating Mindful Lawyers: The Meditative Perspective, will begin with an introduction from Charles Halpern, the director of The Berkeley Initiative, Founder of the Center of Law and Social Policy and Founding Dean of City University of New York Law School.  Norman Fischer, the principal presenter, who is also the former Abbot of the San Francisco Zen Center and Facilitator of the Bay Area Working Group on Law and Meditation will then discuss how lawyers can use meditation to cultivate a clarity of vision. Finally, the event will end with a talk about a meditative perspective of practicing at a law firm and a time for discussion.

To join the seminar on the web, click here.

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