All posts by Art Hinshaw

Pepperdine Launches Jewish Divorce Mediation Clinic

In partnership with the Jewish Divorce Assistance Center of Los Angeles, Pepperdine is launching the Jewish Divorce Mediation Clinic.  According to Pepperdine’s Surf Report (best ever name for a law school news update) this description The School of Law is launching the Jewish Divorce Mediation Clinic in Fall 2018. Open to JD and LL.M. students … Continue reading Pepperdine Launches Jewish Divorce Mediation Clinic

Comings, Goings, and Other Milestones – 2018 edition (updated)

Every year I do my best to keep track of faculty moves and other items of note for posting at the beginning of the academic year to spread the news.  We’re light on moves this year – none (really?) – but there are several prominent visitors and some interesting openings for next year.   And scroll … Continue reading Comings, Goings, and Other Milestones – 2018 edition (updated)

Falsified Job Offer from another University Leads to Criminal Charges for Colorado State Chemistry Professor

When teaching negotiation ethics, it is important to discuss false offers being used as leverage in negotiation.  In my experience, most people use them when time is short and the existence of the competing offer cannot be verified – which makes it difficult to know what to do.  From here on out, use this example … Continue reading Falsified Job Offer from another University Leads to Criminal Charges for Colorado State Chemistry Professor

McGeorge Wins ABA International Negotiation Competition

This dispatch comes from our good friend (OGF?) Michael Colatrella (McGeorge). McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific students Doug Leach and Leah Parrish, representing the United States, won the American Bar Association’s (ABA) International Negotiation Competition held from June 26-30, 2018 in Wales, UK. The McGeorge negotiation team qualified to compete in the … Continue reading McGeorge Wins ABA International Negotiation Competition

Mindfulness in Law Society Conference August 3rd

FOI Richard Reuben (Missouri) sends along this conference announcement for the Mindfulness in Law Society.  Please note that lack of conference registration information in the message, so if you’re interested please contact Richard directly. As many of you know, I have been focusing a lot of my time the last few years on opening doors … Continue reading Mindfulness in Law Society Conference August 3rd

The “Think Like A Lawyer” Approach to Law School is Outdated

Mary E. Jutten wrote a piece in the ABA Journal titled The “Think Like a Lawyer” Approach to Law School is Outdated, which makes some interesting points that will be familiar to readers of this blog.  Her most interesting point being that law schools need to teach students to think like professional service providers rather than gladiators … Continue reading The “Think Like A Lawyer” Approach to Law School is Outdated

WIP Conference Registration Open

From our good friend Deb Eisenberg at Maryland via the listserv: Registration is now open for the 12th Annual AALS ADR Works-in-Progress Conference at Maryland Carey Law! We are so excited to host you in Baltimore next October 4-6, 2018. Details and registration here: https://umbforms.wufoo.com/forms/aals-adr-worksinprogress-conference/. Wishing you all a productive and wonderful summer. See you … Continue reading WIP Conference Registration Open

The FAA trumps the NLRA: Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis Decided This Morning

Here’s are some excerpts of Amy Howe’s run down of the Supreme Court’s opinion in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis on Scotusblog. In 1925, Congress passed the Federal Arbitration Act, which (among other things) provides that an agreement to arbitrate a dispute “shall be valid, irrevocable, and enforceable.” Ten years later, Congress enacted the National … Continue reading The FAA trumps the NLRA: Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis Decided This Morning