FOI Jim Alfini (South Texas) sends this follow up to his announcement of Judge Enslen’s death on the list serv last week. This past week, we lost a pioneer in the modern ADR movement. Judge Richard Enslen passed away at the age of 83. As Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the … Continue reading Alfini on Judge Richard Enslen
Last summer I blogged about Bravo’s divorce mediation tv show Untying the Knot, that follows New Jersey mediator Vikki Ziegler (a Quinnipiac law grad – go Bobcats!) as she assists couples in the divorce process. Even though it really is an Early Neutral Evaluation show, it’s a great classroom tool, which I intend to use … Continue reading Untying the Knot – Returns for 2nd Season
Today’s big law school news is the merger of Hamline and William Mitchell Law Schools into the Mitchell/Hamline School of Law to be located on Mitchell’s St. Paul campus. This is of particular interest to us here because of Hamline’s strong ADR program with wonderful faculty who are good friends. In the true win-win nature … Continue reading Hamline and William Mitchell Law Schools to Merge
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
I’m in the process of finishing up an article inspired by a horrific local mediator who, as a result of his “mediation” actions, now resides in the state penitentiary. I’ll be posting more about the article and the mediator’s actions after the piece is finished and submitted for publication. That said, presumably there are numerous … Continue reading Mediator Horror Stories
Alyson Carrel (Northwestern) passes along this update about her ADR as First Career Video Blog. —————————— In September, I launched a new video blog called ADR as 1st Career, in order to collect and celebrate stories of individuals who chose the ADR field as the place to start their professional careers. In the past 3-4 … Continue reading Carrel – ADR as First Career Video Blog Update
Jayashri Srikanthiah (Stanford) and Jan Martinez (Stanford) recently published an article entitled Applying Negotiations Pedagogy to Clinical Teaching: Tools for Institutional Client Representation in Law School Clinics. It can be found at 21 Clinical L. Rev. 283 (2014), but it is not online just yet. It should be appearing here soon. Law clinics across the country … Continue reading Srikanthiah and Martinez – Applying Negotiations Pedagogy to Clinical Teaching: Tools for Institutional Client Representation in Law School Clinics
The indefatigable Alyson Carrel (Northwestern) reflects on Amy Poehler’s new book Yes, Please, which, like all roads, leads to dispute resolution. ————————————————————- The ABA-Dispute Resolution Section just opened registration for the 17th Annual Spring Conference in Seattle, April 2015. One of the sessions that has been popular over the last couple years is called “What … Continue reading Carrel: Yes, Please – Can Improv Improve Responses to Ethical Dilemmas?