Emotional Competence, Multicultural Lawyering and Race


This article discusses the importance of emotional intelligence and cultural competence in the legal profession, particularly in the context of race. It emphasizes the need for lawyers to be self-aware and sensitive to their cultural backgrounds and biases, as well as those of their clients, to effectively navigate cross-cultural interactions and address systemic racism within the legal system. The article advocates for the integration of multicultural competence training into legal education to enhance attorney-client relationships and improve legal outcomes for diverse populations.

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