As the new academic year begins, I like to provide an update as to who has moved where within in the field. As you can see below it’s been an active year (especially for Indisputably contributors!), but I may not have captured everything. If you have information that should be on this list, please send … Continue reading Comings and Goings 2015-16 Edition
From Kristen Blankley (Nebraska) via the list serv: Registration is now open for the ABA Law Student Division Arbitration Competition. This competition promotes greater knowledge in arbitration by simulating a realistic arbitration hearing. Participants prepare and present an arbitration case, including opening statements, witness examinations, exhibit introductions, evidentiary presentations, and summations. Experience what it is … Continue reading ABA Law Student Division Arbitration Competition
UNLV is looking to hire focusing in “our faculty strengths in health law, dispute resolution, and intellectual property.” A copy of the hiring announcement can be found here. By my count that is 4 schools that have stated that DR is part of their specific hiring needs, the 3 others being Arkansas, Willamette, and South … Continue reading UNLV is Hiring
Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and the Dispute Resolution Research Center have announced their Research Residency Program. This program presents the unique opportunity for both individuals and organizations to work together and inform the other’s work. They are actively seeking host institutions as well as individuals looking to take part in this pilot program. Residencies … Continue reading Research Residency Program – Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management
The ABA Journal is reporting: The ABA House of Delegates concurred Tuesday with the action of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar’s governing council to make a dozen changes in the law school accreditation standards. Most of the changes were either technical corrections or clarifications of revisions made during the section’s … Continue reading Mediation Clinics – Officially Back in the Fold
Job postings for the next appointments cycle are dribbling out, and I’ve come across two postings indicating an interest in Dispute Resolution candidates – Arkansas and Willamette. And if you count “skills courses related to civil procedure” as dispute resolution, add South Dakota to the mix. Good luck applicants !! If anyone knows of any … Continue reading Hiring: Dispute Resolution Profs
Over at Concurring Opinions Lawrence Cunningham (GW) has posted a contract law perspective on adhesion contracts with arbitration agreements. Enjoy.
This morning NPR’s Morning Edition had an interesting piece about purchasing used cars in Shanghai. NPR reporter Frank Langfitt has been sending dispatches from China for some time, and his discussion of high-pressure hard bargaining tactics is great. Here’s the link – enjoy.