Like many of you, I have received my USNews ballot for ranking law school ADR programs. I have yet to fill mine out, and will in the next few days. But some interesting news came to my attention this morning about the value that USNews places on our field. According to tax professor Paul Caron, … Continue reading USNews Ballots – ADR’s Importance in the Law School Curriculum Finally Recognized
Last week Jackie Nolan-Haley told us of Fordham’s program on Negotiating with the Dangerous, which was headlined by our very own leader Andrea. And just yesterday an article of another sort of dangerous negotiation crossed my desk – negotiating with toddlers. And you best be careful. Why? The piece’s conclusion: having a toddler is like … Continue reading Negotiating with the Dangerous and Highly Unstable
As part of Mediation Week, Alyson Carrel (Northwestern) and Heather Scheiwe Kulp (Harvard) conducted a live twitter event discussing careers in ADR for young professionals. To link to a Storify capturing all of the tweets, go here. And happy mediation week to all !
For those of us who angst when it comes to law review submission season, my colleague Rhett Larson recently answered several law review submission questions that arise every year. There is a quote attributed to the screenwriter William Goldman regarding Hollywood – “Nobody knows anything.” I increasingly feel like this applies to article submission strategies. … Continue reading Definitive Answers to Unanswerable Law Review Submission Questions
This dispatch comes from frequent guest blogger Jean Sternlight (UNLV). I am writing this blog having just returned from Denver, where I participated in the Consumer Financial Protection Board Field Hearing discussed yesterday at Indisputably by Professor Sarah Cole. As Sarah noted, the CFPB is proposing to prevent companies from using mandatory arbitration to prevent … Continue reading Sternlight: Musings from the CFPB Field Hearing
This dispatch comes from Jackie Nolan-Haley (Fordham) discussing Monday’s program Negotiating with the Dangerous headlines by our very own Andrea. On October 5, 2015, the Fordham Law School Dispute Resolution Society hosted its annual symposium, entitled “Negotiating with the Dangerous.” Keynote speaker Professor Andrea Schneider of Marquette University Law School brushed with broad strokes in … Continue reading Negotiating with the Dangerous at Fordham Law School
HeinOnLine has unveiled its ScholarRank’s Top 250 Authors. The ranking was compiled as follows: The following list is calculated based on an analysis of all articles in HeinOnline. We then ranked each author in each category: number of times cited by articles, number of times cited by cases, and number of times accessed and averaged … Continue reading HeinOnLine Top 250 Authors
From Jean Sternlight at UNLV The Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution, together with the UNLV Boyd School of Law and the Duke University School of Law, is sponsoring a conference entitled Magistrate Judges and the Transformation of the Federal Judiciary on September 25-26, 2015 in Las Vegas. This conference will highlight how magistrate judges are … Continue reading Magistrate Judges, ADR & Justice