Law Schools Should Be Teaching Emotional IQ, Paper Says

By Melissa Maleske (August 3, 2016, 10:24 PM EDT) -- The practice of law is often treated as a science in which logic rules and emotion has no place, but an academic paper posits that the profession has it all wrong. According to the author, emotion not only has a place in the law, it's something that law firms and law schools would benefit from embracing.

In his paper "Cognitive Emotion and the Law," which was originally published Monday in the Social Science Research Network, Wake Forest University School of Law professor Harold Anthony Lloyd says the legal profession is lagging behind modern neuroscience when it comes to understanding the utility...

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