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AALS Works-in-Progress Conference – update

This is a quick update on the upcoming AALS Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Works-in-Progress Conference that will be taking place at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University on October 20th and 21st.  And don’t forget that the festivities begin on Thursday the 19th with a dinner for conference attendees Conference … Continue reading AALS Works-in-Progress Conference – update

Managing the Negotiation Within: Internal Family Systems Training for Mediators and Lawyers

Len Riskin (Northwestern) asked me to pass along this announcement for an upcoming workshop at Northwestern.   This will be cross-posted under events. Managing the Negotiation Within: Internal Family Systems Training for Mediators and Lawyers Faculty: Richard Schwartz, developer of the IFS Model & David Hoffman, Mediator & Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School When … Continue reading Managing the Negotiation Within: Internal Family Systems Training for Mediators and Lawyers

Shestowsky – When Ignorance Is Not Bliss

FOI Donna Shestowsky (UC Davis) has a forthcoming piece in the Harv. Neg. L. Rev. entitled When Ignorance Is Not Bliss: An Empirical Study of Litigants’ Awareness of Court-Sponsored Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs.  She gave a talk about her findings in this paper at the Court Connected portion of last week’s ABA Dispute Resolution Spring … Continue reading Shestowsky – When Ignorance Is Not Bliss

Aragaki – The Dao of Friendly Skies

FOI Hiro Aragaki (Loyola-LA) provides his thoughts on last week’s United Airlines debacle. In the past week the Internet went ablaze with news reports of United Airlines passenger Dr. David Dao’s merciless ejection from a Louisville-bound flight.  Members of the AALS Contracts list serve picked the incident apart from multiple perspectives—breach of contract (by whom?), … Continue reading Aragaki – The Dao of Friendly Skies

Zimmerman: The Bellwether Settlement

Adam Zimmerman (Loyola) recently posted his article The Bellwether Settlement on SSRN which will soon be appearing in the Fordham Law Review and should appeal to readers of this blog.  From the abstract: This Article examines the use of bellwether mediation in mass litigation. Bellwether mediations are different from “bellwether trials,” a practice where parties … Continue reading Zimmerman: The Bellwether Settlement

Save the Date – 11th Annual Works-in-Progress Conference

As the semester ends and a lot of us are planning our summer research and writing, please keep in mind that the 11th Annual AALS Alternative Dispute Resolution Section’s Works-in-Progress Conference will be October 20th and 21st, at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in downtown Phoenix in the new … Continue reading Save the Date – 11th Annual Works-in-Progress Conference

Updated: 2018 US News Dispute Resolution Rankings in their entirety

As always, we post the USNews dispute resolution program specialty rankings here once they’re released, and this year is no different.  This year Pepperdine reclaims the top spot from Ohio State.  Pepperdine has been ranked number 1 for 12 of the last 13 years !!! 1   Pepperdine 2   Ohio State 3   Harvard and Missouri (tie) … Continue reading Updated: 2018 US News Dispute Resolution Rankings in their entirety