All posts by Art Hinshaw

PreLaw Magazine grades law school’s based on ADR Curricula

In this article, PreLaw Magazine claims to have “graded all schools based on curricular offerings.”  Who knows what that means or what the criteria are.  So, for what it’s worth, here’s a listing of the schools receiving the top grades in the order in which they’re listed: Cardozo – A+ Pepperdine – A+ Missouri – … Continue reading PreLaw Magazine grades law school’s based on ADR Curricula

The Naming Dispute Continues: University of Houston and South Texas heading to mediation

Frequent readers of this site will remember the kerfuffle resulting from the South Texas College of Law’s renaming to the Houston College of Law over the summer.   To protect the brand of the University of Houston Law Center, the University of Houston filed a trademark infringement suit against South Texas and received a TRO requiring … Continue reading The Naming Dispute Continues: University of Houston and South Texas heading to mediation

Arizona State Seeks Civil Litigation Clinician

While not a dispute resolution post, I’ve been asked to spread the word, so . . . . We at Arizona State are seeking a clinician to design and direct a general civil litigation clinic (job posting here).  Specifically, the position’s requirements are: designing a general civil litigation clinic at the law school; teaching students … Continue reading Arizona State Seeks Civil Litigation Clinician

Szalai on Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch and Arbitration Law

Over at his arbitration blog, Imre Szalai (Loyola-New Orleans) looks at Judge Gorsuch’s arbitration jurisprudence and suggests there’s some hope for those who find the Supreme Court’s FAA jurisprudence lacking.  His conclusion: If Gorsuch is willing to apply such a piercing, textual analysis to the FAA (and convince his new colleagues to do so), the … Continue reading Szalai on Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch and Arbitration Law

Prejudice and Its Impact on Alternative Dispute Resolution

Yesterday you may have seen the flurry of listserv activity on SMU’s upcoming program entitled Prejudice and Its Impact on Alternative Dispute Resolution, with Richard Delgado (Alabama) as its keynote speaker.  As many of you know, he was the lead author on an early and important mediation critique, Fairness and Formality: Minimizing the Risk of … Continue reading Prejudice and Its Impact on Alternative Dispute Resolution

Chandrasekher and Horton win the 2017 Mangano Award

Elayne Greenberg at St. John’s has just announced (via the listserv) that Andrea Cann Chandrasekher and David Horton from UC Davis have won the 2017 Mangano Award for their piece After the Revolution: An Empirical Study of Consumer Arbitration, 104 Geo. L.J. 57 (2015).  The full press release is here, and here’s a short blurb. … Continue reading Chandrasekher and Horton win the 2017 Mangano Award

Zimmerman & Jaros: Judging Aggregate Settlement

Adam Zimmerman (Loyola) and David Jaros (Baltimore) have a new piece  forthcoming in the Wash. U. Law Review entitled Judging Aggregate Settlement.  It explores the rise of mass settlements across civil, administrative, and criminal law and their impact on the role of the federal judiciary.  Here’s the abstract: While courts historically have taken a hands-off … Continue reading Zimmerman & Jaros: Judging Aggregate Settlement