My friend Mary Latz (Latz Negotiation Institute) recently wrote a column entitled Negotiation Lessons from Politics based on a conversation he had with former senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and current senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) while waiting for a flight in Reagan National Airport. Since I’ve already shared Senator Kyl’s 10 Negotiation Lessons based on his … Continue reading Negotiation Lessons from Politics
FOI Rishi Batra (Texas Tech) is kind enough to give us the key take-away information from a panel at the ABA DR Section Spring Conference last week discussing various podcasts that intersect w/ our field. Enjoy and thanks Rishi. ————————————————– Thank you to those of you who came to our panel Heard Not Seen: Internet … Continue reading Batra – Heard Not Seen: Internet Radio for the ADR Minded
Carrie Menkel-Meadow (UC-Irvine) received an honorary doctorate from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (aka KU Leuven) in Belgium in conjunction with a two-day conference to “Beyond Mediation – Building Blocks of Constructive Conflict Management.” Here is a great video of the event and her remarks. The local press had this to say about Carrie and the … Continue reading Menkel-Meadow Awarded Honorary Doctorate
I am a part of a the above titled program at the upcoming ABA DR Section Conference (it’s already been labeled as an intriguing program). Part of the program will be focuses on survey data from mediation participants (mediator, advocate, party, etc.). As a regular reader of this blog, if you have a moment, please … Continue reading What Works in Mediation? What Do “Consumers” of Mediation Value in the Process?
This evening the USNews officially released their law school rankings and their law school specialty rankings. And the big news is that Ohio State jumped up from 4th last year to end Pepperdine’s 10 year (or so) stranglehold on the top spot. Is it just me or are the top 5 schools the same every … Continue reading 2016 USNews Dispute Resolution Rankings
Hot off the presses – Bob Mnookin, the Samuel Williston Professor of Law at Harvard and Director of the Harvard Negotiation Research Project, will receive the ABA Dispute Resolution Section’s Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work. Here is the official announcement. Robert Mnookin, the Samuel Williston Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, Chair of the … Continue reading Mnookin Honored w/ ABA DR Section’s Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work
A belated Valentine’s Day post. The Harvard Law School Negotiators, a student organization seeking to provide students with opportunities to become involved in negotiation and dispute resolution work, hosted a program entitled Negotiating Love: Interpersonal & Romantic Relationships. The program, moderated by Rachel Viscomi, focused on the importance of interpersonal negotiations in romantic relationships and … Continue reading Negotiating Love: Interpersonal Negotiation & Romantic Relationships
Our fellow Indisputably blogger and resident kind soul, Michael Moffitt, has decided to decline a second 5 year term as Dean at Oregon. His statement is here, but more telling is what Oregon’s provost said: I speak for his fellow deans and everyone in Academic Affairs when I say his leadership of the law school … Continue reading Moffitt Stepping Down as Dean (summer of 2017)