ADR Law Student Writing Competition with $10,000 Prize!

From FOI Jacqueline Nolan-Haley (Fordham): I am happy to announce the details of the second annual ADR writing competition. NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ADR LAW STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION 2018 The Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association and the American College of Civil Trial Mediators are proud to announce the Second Annual NYSBA/ACCTM National Championship … Continue reading ADR Law Student Writing Competition with $10,000 Prize!

Lawyers’ Ethical Responsibility in Negotiating Confidential Settlements on Behalf of Serial Lawbreakers

In another post, I discuss Louis C.K.’s apology for his repeated sexual misconduct.  Although he apparently didn’t settle claims for this conduct (that I have read about, anyway), other wrongdoers certainly have done so.  In those cases, lawyers have negotiated the settlements, which typically include strict provisions requiring confidentiality, often with harsh liquidated damage provisions … Continue reading Lawyers’ Ethical Responsibility in Negotiating Confidential Settlements on Behalf of Serial Lawbreakers

Live Stream Links: Melnick Symposium – Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution

From Donna Erez-Navot at Cardozo. Dear Dispute Resolution Community:Dear Dispute Resolution Community: The Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution is very excited to announce that the 2017 Jed D. Melnick Symposium, Persistent Human Divides: Creative Initiatives for Communication, Collaboration, and Cohesion, will be available to live stream on November 13, 2017! Links to the live stream … Continue reading Live Stream Links: Melnick Symposium – Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution

Carrie Menkel-Meadow Wins American Bar Foundation Outstanding Scholar Award

The Fellows of the Amerian Bar Foundation have selected FOI Carrie Menkel-Meadow (UC-Irvine) as the 2018 recipient of the ABF Outstanding Scholar Award.  According to the ABF’s Executive Director Ajay K. Mehrota: The award recognizes your decades-long work in creating, building, shaping, and internationalizing what has become the field of alternative dispute resolution, and your … Continue reading Carrie Menkel-Meadow Wins American Bar Foundation Outstanding Scholar Award

Missouri Symposium on Managing Disputes About Speech on Campus

Missouri’s Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution recently held our annual symposium in coordination with our Journal of Dispute Resolution.  The symposium, entitled “The First Amendment on Campus: Identifying Principles for Best Practices for Managing and Resolving Disputes,” was organized by Professors Bob Jerry and Chris Wells.  They specialize, respectively, in insurance law and … Continue reading Missouri Symposium on Managing Disputes About Speech on Campus

Photo Album – Missouri Symposium on Disputes About Speech on Campus

In a separate post, I describe Missouri’s latest annual symposium,  “The First Amendment on Campus: Identifying Principles for Best Practices for Managing and Resolving Disputes.” This post provides photos of some folks who you may (or should) know.   Click here for a description of my photo album process. Dean Lyrissa Lidsky and Bob Jerry Bob Jerry … Continue reading Photo Album – Missouri Symposium on Disputes About Speech on Campus