ADR and Access to Justice: Current Perspectives (at this year’s AALS Meeting)

Courtesy of my Moritz College of Law colleague, Ellen Deason: As you prepare for the AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, plan on attending the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section’s program on Thursday, January 4 at 1:30 p.m. The topic is ADR and Access to Justice: Current Perspectives. The panelists bring theoretical, practical, and empirical, … Continue reading ADR and Access to Justice: Current Perspectives (at this year’s AALS Meeting)

DR Law Faculty Seminar in Israel: “Peace you make with your enemies”

This afternoon we visited the Israeli Museum and had the pleasure of meeting with Yitzhak Rabin’s daughter, Dalia Rabin. The Museum is intentionally “not a mausoleum” but the living history both of Yitzhak Rabin and of Israel. The decision to tell both stories at once was brilliant as it left me with both a stronger … Continue reading DR Law Faculty Seminar in Israel: “Peace you make with your enemies”

DR Law Faculty Seminar in Israel – Justice Aharon Barak

Justice Aharon Barak joined the Supreme Court of Israel in 1978, and became its President in 1995, serving until 2006. He is widely considered one of the greatest Israeli jurists. (See his full bio here.) This morning the Academic Partners for Peace DR Law Faculty had the honor of spending more than an hour listening … Continue reading DR Law Faculty Seminar in Israel – Justice Aharon Barak

DR Faculty Seminar in Israel – Tzipi Livini, Member of Knessset

Ms. Tzipi Livini has served in 8 separate cabinet positions including Minister of Justice and former Minister of Foreign Affairs (01-09).  She is a Member of the Knesset and is the current leader of the Zionist Union party.  She is one of, if not the, leading proponents of the 2 state solution in Israeli politics … Continue reading DR Faculty Seminar in Israel – Tzipi Livini, Member of Knessset

Academic Partners for Peace, Dispute Resolution Law Faculty Seminar in Israel

Our one and only Andrea Schneider is well known for organizing trips to various places for her students, Israel and Cuba to name a few, and she regularly blogs about those trips.  This time she’s organized a trip to Israel for US Dispute Resolution Scholars both to give us the adventure learning treatment and to … Continue reading Academic Partners for Peace, Dispute Resolution Law Faculty Seminar in Israel

Stone Soup:  A Thousand Great Chefs

In June, Rafael Gely and I, the co-directors of the Stone Soup Project, decided to shift our approach from our original plan of a centralized database to a decentralized set of experimental efforts to produce knowledge about actual practice – aka letting a thousand chefs cook. I recently talked with many of the faculty who have … Continue reading Stone Soup:  A Thousand Great Chefs

Stone Soup:  Takeaways From New Hampshire Mediation Training

Recently, Susan Yates and I conducted mediation trainings on behalf of the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, the New Hampshire Judicial Branch Office of Mediation and Arbitration, and the University of New Hampshire, School of Law. As part of the trainings, we collected survey data and focus-group-like comments from the … Continue reading Stone Soup:  Takeaways From New Hampshire Mediation Training