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ABA Standard 304(b) Update – Mediation Clinics Are on the Way Back

The ABA Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar released a memo on proposed revisions to the ABA Standards for Approval of Law Schools. As you may recall, the Standards were approved over the summer and defined law school clinics in a manner that meant that mediation clinics would no longer be considered … Continue reading ABA Standard 304(b) Update – Mediation Clinics Are on the Way Back

Florida seeks Lecturer in Negotiation, Mediation and Other Skills

From Jonathan Cohen (Florida) via the list serv The University of Florida Levin College of Law seeks applicants for a Lecturer position to teach courses in which the skills of interviewing, counseling, negotiation, mediation, and mediation advocacy are taught.  This is a nine-month, non-tenured faculty position, which offers the opportunity for the award of long-term … Continue reading Florida seeks Lecturer in Negotiation, Mediation and Other Skills

Sternlight – CFPB Report Shows Mandatory Consumer Arbitration Harms Consumers

Last week Paul posted about the CFPB report on Mandatory Consumer Arbitration, and after wading through the entire report, FOI Jean Sternlight provides us with a post reporting the report’s key findings. ————————————————- For many years we have debated whether companies’ imposition of mandatory arbitration is helpful or harmful to consumers. Well-intentioned academics and neutrals … Continue reading Sternlight – CFPB Report Shows Mandatory Consumer Arbitration Harms Consumers

USNews Rankings

Today USNews released their law school rankings (here) and their specialty rankings, which are password protected.  The Dispute Resolution rankings are below.  Congrats to all. 1. Pepperdine 2. Missouri 3. Harvard 4. Ohio State 5. Hamline 6. Cardozo (Yeshiva) 7. Oregon 8. Marquette 9. UNLV 10. UC Hastings 11. Arizona State and Northwestern (tie) 13. … Continue reading USNews Rankings

Bauer Fellowship at Northwestern Law

From our friends at Northwestern comes the following announcement about the newly created Bauer Fellowship in the Center for Negotiation and Mediation.  Announcement below. —————– Northwestern University School of Law invites applications for the Bauer Fellow, a two-year, renewable, clinical fellowship.  The fellowship will commence on August 1, 2015 and is expected to end July … Continue reading Bauer Fellowship at Northwestern Law