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Neuro-Economist Paul Zak Joins Integrative Law Institute Advisory Board

Scholar-researcher Paul Zak, Ph.D., the man who coined the term “neuro-economics,” has joined the Advisory Board of the Integrative Law Institute.  Zak is the founding Director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies,  and Professor of Economics, Psychology and Management at … Continue reading

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Professor Leonard Riskin Joins Integrative Law Institute Advisory Board

  Professor Riskin teaching mindful awareness to law students Legal Scholar,  Mediator, and Pioneer in Alternative Dispute Resolution Education Brings Unique Vision to Integrative Law Institute Board We announce with pleasure that Leonard L. Riskin has joined the Integrative Law … Continue reading

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Why Seek Out Certified Integrative Lawyers?

The Integrative Law movement is gaining traction and is reaching out to lawyers who may not yet see the need for changing business as usual.  ILI’s workshops and programs for certifying integrative lawyers are unusual in that they aim to … Continue reading

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Conscious Contracting: Integrative Law for Transactional Lawyers

Lawyers in the U.S. are working on creative models for bringing transactional lawyers into the Integrative Law movement. They ask:  what if contract negotiations began with a discussion of the parties’ shared vision, mission, and values?  And what if those … Continue reading

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Integrative Law Received Enthusiastically in South Africa

ILI Director Pauline Tesler visited Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa in April at the invitation of the Centre for Integrative Law, to present workshops on “Law and the Human Brain: Neuro-Literacy 101 for Lawyers, Mediators, and Judicial Officers.” Participants … Continue reading

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Sharon Ellison partners with ILI for Certification in Integrative Law

I want to tell you more about Sharon Ellison, one of ILI’s new “certification partners.”  Certification partners are individuals or organizations offering continuing education programs that match so well with ILI’s mission and with our lawyer certification program (in terms … Continue reading

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Program for Certifying Integrative Lawyers Announced by Integrative Law Institute

PROGRAM FOR CERTIFICATION IN INTEGRATIVE LAW ILI’s program for certifying integrative lawyers has two purposes: to encourage and recognize lawyers who engage in significant continuing education study aimed at developing the skills and understandings that support practicing law as a … Continue reading

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Integrative Law Institute Partner Offers “Mindfulness and Compassion” workshop in March

          I’m pleased to pass on to the Integrative Law community this announcement from Advisory Board member Dacher Keltner’s Greater Good Science Center, one of ILI’s partner organizations.  Mindfulness  and other self-awareness practices are part of … Continue reading

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Leading positive psychology researcher joins Integrative Law Institute Advisory Board

We are delighted to announce that Dacher Keltner, Ph.D., has joined the Advisory Board of the Integrative Law Institute.  A leading researcher and scholar in the relatively new field of positive psychology, Dacher is the executive editor of Greater Good, the … Continue reading

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When Gandhi was a lawyer: Integrative Law Milestones

Mohandas Gandhi is well known and even revered for pioneering the  use of non-violent passive resistance for large-scale political purposes.  Less well known is his early career as a London-trained lawyer, captured in this remarkable photograph. He rejected “business as … Continue reading

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