Wow, even WordPress’ Dashboard is different now that I’m back attempting to blog… I am eating Trader Joe’s Thai Chili almonds over a 9 oz glass of Chardonnay at the Las Vegas Airport. Truth. So to speak 😉 It’s a far cry from where I was months ago when blogging about being an integrative lawContinue reading “First Post in Awhile… My Entre Into Legal Cannabis”
This video is a surface-scratching. It’s almost like there is this subterranean tunnel that it feels like some of us humans can often do little but claw at through a thick layer of dirt. Our goal is gaining access to what feel like pathways toward truth, whatever that is, although for me, it means accessContinue reading “Trauma, Racism, Mindfulness, Justice”
This post is in honor of my friend and mentor J. Kim Wright. Her thoughts have been posted in this blog before. Today though, I offer her words not just as inspiration, but as a complementary piece in the puzzle I am working on conveying through HolisticToolKit. This puzzle is the whole of our justiceContinue reading “Vision from J. Kim Wright”
What does “socially conscious contracts” mean? Well, can you be socially conscious if you aren’t conscious? Listen to this talk I recently gave to a class in New Paradigms at the Touro Law Center in Central Islip, NY… Click here to watch the lecture Sharing Law & Conscious Contracting: Facilitating Socially Conscious Contracts
Originally an assignment for a class, this is my presentation on lawyer stereotypes that are reversed through film. Please enjoy this light-hearted look at what lawyers can bring to the table…
I’m nervous about this one, y’all — it’s my first podcast & I recorded it in four stream of consciousness gasps for expression… So much more here to talk about, for decades… A Heart Problem… for Society and Law Breaking it Down Cor Publicum
My first attempt at sketching out some of the ideas on this blog… The question is, what does wellness LOOK like and what does it look like for groups, or for society, when “we” as individuals, attain it? There is a feeling generated is my theory, a wavelength of attention that facilitates communication on deeperContinue reading “What Does Wellness Look Like??”
This video was inspired by a talk Michael Stone recently gave on mindfulness and social action (see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xIq_yfybMM). Especially as actors in the legal field, it’s arguable we, as lawyers and law students, have a heightened responsibility to be trained in the art of observing our own motives, and holding ourselves accountable in a loving wayContinue reading “Attention to Intention…”
Let’s attempt to deal with the morass as it exists inside us as well as the morass as it exists outside, so that our process for disentangling what is at issue can emerge in a way that is fundamentally different from the mode of or approach to thinking that has gotten us to a place of challenge originally.
Interview with Elon University School of Law’s Professor Steve Friedland, on “modern learning” in legal education (from Elon’s Second Symposium on Experiential Learning in Legal Ed).