Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest
Peter H. Huang, Meta-Mindfulness: A New Hope, 19 Rich. J.L. & Pub. Int. 303 (2016), http://scholarship.richmond.edu/pilr/vol19/iss4/6, available at http://scholar.law.colorado.edu/articles/393/.
This Essay starts by tracing its humble origins to an earlier, related and unique law review article, namely, Tiger Cub Strikes Back: Memoirs of an Ex-Child Prodigy About Legal Education and Parenting. This Essay describes various professional responses to Tiger Cub Strikes Back, provides an update of some developments in research about parenting and legal education since Tiger Cub Strikes Back, and recounts a few personal stories about mindfulness and related to being an ex-child prodigy. This Essay then analyzes meta-mindfulness, defined as mindfulness about mindfulness. This Essay discusses how mindfulness about mindfulness can help facilitate the positive transformation of law students, personally and professionally. That discussion includes feedback by three students, one in each of these courses: torts, law and economics, and legal ethics and professionalism. This Essay concludes by considering meta-mindfulness as hope.
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