If you haven’t already received the RFP for the ABA DR Section’s Spring Conference via email (from the ABA itself or on the list serv from Erin Archerd), you can now access it here. The due date is August 3rd at 5pm ET. The conference will be in San Francisco on April 20-23, 2017. From … Continue reading RFP for the ABA DR Section’s Spring Conference
Yesterday the South Texas College of Law announced that it was renaming itself the Houston College of Law. According to the Chronicle of Higher Education: Board Chairman J. Ken Johnson said in a statement the name was changed in part to create a stronger association with the 93-year-old law school and the nation’s fourth-largest city. … Continue reading University of Houston Law Center v. Houston College of Law (formerly known as the South Texas College of Law))
Every summer University of Chicago Law Prof Brian Leiter posts lists of the most cited scholars in various disciplines at his blog Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports. Today he posted his Most Cited Faculty in Law and Social Science Rankings which are based on the Gregory Sisk’s and colleagues’ scholarly productivity rankings of law school … Continue reading Leiter: Most Cited Law and Social Science Scholars (Plus)
My friend Mary Latz (Latz Negotiation Institute) recently wrote a column entitled Negotiation Lessons from Politics based on a conversation he had with former senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and current senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) while waiting for a flight in Reagan National Airport. Since I’ve already shared Senator Kyl’s 10 Negotiation Lessons based on his … Continue reading Negotiation Lessons from Politics
FOI Rishi Batra (Texas Tech) is kind enough to give us the key take-away information from a panel at the ABA DR Section Spring Conference last week discussing various podcasts that intersect w/ our field. Enjoy and thanks Rishi. ————————————————– Thank you to those of you who came to our panel Heard Not Seen: Internet … Continue reading Batra – Heard Not Seen: Internet Radio for the ADR Minded
Carrie Menkel-Meadow (UC-Irvine) received an honorary doctorate from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (aka KU Leuven) in Belgium in conjunction with a two-day conference to “Beyond Mediation – Building Blocks of Constructive Conflict Management.” Here is a great video of the event and her remarks. The local press had this to say about Carrie and the … Continue reading Menkel-Meadow Awarded Honorary Doctorate
I am a part of a the above titled program at the upcoming ABA DR Section Conference (it’s already been labeled as an intriguing program). Part of the program will be focuses on survey data from mediation participants (mediator, advocate, party, etc.). As a regular reader of this blog, if you have a moment, please … Continue reading What Works in Mediation? What Do “Consumers” of Mediation Value in the Process?
This evening the USNews officially released their law school rankings and their law school specialty rankings. And the big news is that Ohio State jumped up from 4th last year to end Pepperdine’s 10 year (or so) stranglehold on the top spot. Is it just me or are the top 5 schools the same every … Continue reading 2016 USNews Dispute Resolution Rankings