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?
A few years ago a provocative paper looking at the legal implications of the “F” word received lots of attention and notoriety. Now another paper is making the rounds, “Get Me Off Your F-ing Mailing List,” a paper accepted for publication in The International Journal of Advanced Computer Technology. In 2005 a couple of computer … Continue reading My New Favorite Academic Article
From FOI Lela Love (Cardozo) – dispatches from the Melnick Symposium at Cardozo – Is Mediation a Sleeping Beauty? On November 2, 2014, at the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution fall symposium, speaker after speaker asked “Is Mediation a Sleeping Beauty?” It was a taking stock event with luminaries from the field seeing this as a … Continue reading Love: Is Mediation A Sleeping Beauty?
Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge has been named Dean at the University of Georgia School of Law. Press release here. Congrats Bo !! By my count, here are the ADR Deans off the top of my head: Brown (Quinnipiac), Guthrie (Vandy), Kloppenberg (Santa Clara), and our very own Moffit (Oregon). Now we add Paul (Montana) and … Continue reading Another new ADR Dean – Bo Rutledge