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In Keith Johnstone’s Impro for Storytellers he relates:

“A Japanese swordsman wrote that if you fight someone who has no plan, you’ll be thinking, I’ll do such and such! as your severed head bounces down the temple steps!”

(Then Johnstone adds, “(Well, he didn’t put it exactly like that.)”)

Johnstone is talking about how being “in the moment” (the theatre term for mindfulness) makes actors improvise better.

The Texas Bar Journal has a little article this month called The Mindful Lawyer (if that link doesn’t work try here). It discusses some of the benefits of “mindfulness meditation” to trial lawyers, but doesn’t specifically address trial advocacy.

I’m interested in how being mindful in trial can help us try cases better.

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