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Mindfulness and Law

This guide was created by CWRU Law Library reference librarian Cheryl Cheatham. While the resources are more timely today than ever before, the expected, final update of the guide will be 10/2/2020.

Mindfulness in Law School

Note: In addition to availability via HeinOnline, law review articlemay be available to the general public via the Law Commons or other open-access platforms.


Scott Rogers, Making a Case for Mindfulness and Law Student Wellness,  ABA for Law Students, (last visited Feb. 6, 2019).

Shailini Jandial George, The Cure for the Distracted Mind:  Why Law Schools Should Teach Mindfulness, 53 Duq. L. Rev. 215 (2015).

Dylan Wheeler, Balancing the Scales: The Weighs and Means of Maintaining Well-Being Throughout Law School, 62 Fed. Law. 15 (2015).

Scott L. Rogers, The Role of Mindfulness in the Ongoing Evolution of Legal Education, 36 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 387 (2014).

Leonard L. Riskin, Awareness and the Legal Profession:  An Introduction to the Mindful Lawyer Symposium, 61 J. of Legal Educ. 634 (2012).


Greater Good:  The Science of a Meaningful Life, University of California, Berkeley,  (last visited Feb. 6, 2019).

 Andy Puddicombe, Ted Talks:  All it Takes is 10 Mindful Minutes, Nov., 2012 (last visited Feb. 6, 2019).

UCLA Health, UCLA Mindfulness Awareness Research Center, (last visited Feb. 6, 2019).