Article Asks Whether Arbitrators are Human

This audience might be interested in reading an article that appeared in the December 2016 volume of the Journal of Empirical Studies entitled “Are Arbitrators Human?”  Authored by a Ph.D. candidate in human development (Rebecca K. Helm, Cornell), a federal magistrate judge (Judge Andrew J. Wistrich, CD Cal.), and a law professor (Jeffrey J. Rachlinski, … Continue reading Article Asks Whether Arbitrators are Human

St. John’s Mangano Award Competition

From FFOI Elayne Greenberg: Dear Friends and Colleagues, About the Mangano Award Given annually through the generosity of esteemed dispute resolution champion Hon. Guy J. Mangano, this $5000 Award honors scholars and practitioners whose published empirical research has furthered the advancement and understanding of the values and skills of dispute resolution. Nomination Criteria You are … Continue reading St. John’s Mangano Award Competition

The Pound Conferences: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?

Lela Love, Donna Erez-Navot, and Robyn Weinstein (all Cardozo) and Vikki Rodgers (Pace) were kind enough to provide a recap of the recent Jed D. Melnick Annual Symposium entitled The Pound Conferences: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? hosted by the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution. The Symposium opened … Continue reading The Pound Conferences: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?

Roberts on Gender and Negotiation

Stacy Roberts (Utah) has published “Gendered Differences in Negotiation: Advancing an Understanding of Sources, Effects, and Awareness” in the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, available here. The abstract: Conversations about gendered differences in negotiation have been around for decades. However, recent research about these gendered differences is expanding our understanding of gender stereotypes and role … Continue reading Roberts on Gender and Negotiation

Symposium Issue on Public Engagement and Decision-Making

Articles from Mitchell Hamline Law Review‘s Fall 2016 Symposium are now available here. The topic was “An Intentional Conversation About Public Engagement and Decision-Making: Moving from Dysfunction and Polarization to Dialogue and Understanding” and the contributors were Bernie Mayer, Ken Fox, Bob Stains, Howard Vogel, Aimee Gourlay, Lisa Blomgren Amsler, Tina Nabatchi, and Sharon Press.