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?
Last week Amy Schmitz (Missouri) sent out a message on this topic on the list serv and I asked if she could morph it into a blog post, which she has kindly done. On October 28, the Department of Education issued final regulations intended to protect student loan borrowers against school closures and fraud. To … Continue reading Schmitz on Student Loans, Arbitration, and Class Waivers
The law school formerly known as the South Texas School of Law changed its name over the summer to the Houston College of Law and was promptly sued by the University of Houston for trademark infringement. The University of Houston won a preliminary restraining order, and the Houston College of Law agreed to give up … Continue reading the School with no name, is now named; it’s a lot like the old name
As you may or may not know, the University of Houston School of Law sued the Houston College of Law, which changed its name from the South Texas School of Law over the summer, for trademark infringement. The Houston College of Law lost a TRO hearing on the matter, and has agreed to change it’s … Continue reading The Law School with No Name – for this week, at least
Many of us spend a lot of time thinking about and teaching our students about the fine art of listening. So this morning when I found out about a law blog devoted to listening, Listen Like a Lawyer, I had to check it out. Jennifer Murphy Romig (Emory) curates the blog and describes it as … Continue reading Listen Like a Lawyer
. . . the University of La Verne College of Law. The 9th Circuit’s Fall ADR newsletter states: In a letter informing the law school of the award, Chief District Judge Ricardo S. Martinez of the Western District of Washington, who chairs the Ninth Circuit ADR Committee, praised the faculty for “developing a curriculum that … Continue reading The 9th Circuit’s ADR in Education Award Goes to . . . . .
You may or may not know that Donald Trump’s lawyers sent a letter to the NYTimes requesting them to issue an “immediate retraction and apology” for the article Two Women Say Donald Trump Touched Them Inappropriately. The Times’ response, from its lawyer David E. McCraw, is here. In closing the letter states: If [Mr. Trump] … Continue reading Trump v. New York Times: A Settlement in the Offing?
Randy Lowry is the President of Lipscomb University, but better known in these parts as the founder of the Straus Institute at Pepperdine. Here’s a link to an interview he did on mediate.com with longtime mediator Robert Benjamin as a part of Mediate.com’s “The Mediators: Views from the Eye of the Storm” series. Enjoy.