From Jean Sternlight at UNLV The Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution, together with the UNLV Boyd School of Law and the Duke University School of Law, is sponsoring a conference entitled Magistrate Judges and the Transformation of the Federal Judiciary on September 25-26, 2015 in Las Vegas. This conference will highlight how magistrate judges are … Continue reading Magistrate Judges, ADR & Justice
Earlier this summer John posted thoughts about the charming new Pixar movie, Inside Out. If you enjoyed that movie, you may also enjoy this humor piece from a recent New Yorker. (you’ll need to click the title of this post to see the link) Hallie Cantor is amazing.
Registration is now open for the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution’s 2015 Jed D. Melnick Annual Symposium, taking place on October 19. This year’s topic is “All in the Family: Intimate Parties, Intimate Issues, and ADR,” and the 6-credit CLE event will feature David Hoffman as the Keynote Speaker. For more information and to RSVP, please … Continue reading Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution’s 2015 Jed D. Melnick Annual Symposium: All in the Family: Intimate Parties, Intimate Issues, and ADR
This conversation started with my post about planned early dispute resolution (PEDR). My friend, Peter Benner, and I exchanged comments in that post. Here are links to Part 2-ish, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, and Part 6 in this conversation. This is the last part for now. _____ Peter, throughout this conversation, you have … Continue reading Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 7
The University of Missouri School of Law is conducting a national search for an endowed professorship, as noted below. Please feel free to forward this information to any colleagues whom you believe might be interested. The University of Missouri School of Law invites applications and nominations for an endowed professorship: the Elwood L. Thomas Missouri … Continue reading Search for Endowed Professor at University of Missouri
As the new academic year begins, I like to provide an update as to who has moved where within in the field. As you can see below it’s been an active year (especially for Indisputably contributors!), but I may not have captured everything. If you have information that should be on this list, please send … Continue reading Comings and Goings 2015-16 Edition
Recently, I was asked to write a post for a state bar association blog with highlights from my article, My Last Lecture: More Unsolicited Advice for Future and Current Lawyers. Then I thought, heck, I should post it here too. Understand Your Clients’ Interests. Lawyers often assume that they know what their clients want–to get … Continue reading Tips for Lawyers Who Want to Get Good Results for Clients and Make Money
From Kristen Blankley (Nebraska) via the list serv: Registration is now open for the ABA Law Student Division Arbitration Competition. This competition promotes greater knowledge in arbitration by simulating a realistic arbitration hearing. Participants prepare and present an arbitration case, including opening statements, witness examinations, exhibit introductions, evidentiary presentations, and summations. Experience what it is … Continue reading ABA Law Student Division Arbitration Competition