Too often, LRW professors sacrifice their love of writing to their devotion to teaching. This can have an adverse impact on career advancement. This Article shares the story of two LRW faculty members who used a cultural tradition to achieve balance, strengthen a collegial bond, and increase their scholarly productivity.
This article originally appeared in Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, published by Thomson Reuters. For more information please visit http://info.legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com/signup/newsletters/perspectives/.
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GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2018-18; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-18
Thornton, Karen, Fika—Mindfulness for the LRW Professor (2016). Karen D. Thornton, Fika—Mindfulness for the LRW Professor, 24 Perspectives: Teaching Legal Res. & Writing 29 (2016).; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2018-18; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-18. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3168744