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Fascinating compilation of comments on ADR posts

From the blog of the New York State Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section: In August 2015, Resolution Roundtable, the blog site for the Dispute Resolution Section of NYSBA, began posting weekly questions to seek feedback and insights on various alternative dispute resolution (ADR) topics. Traffic to the blog site thereafter greatly increased by ADR users, … Continue reading Fascinating compilation of comments on ADR posts

Podcast of Comparative Commercial Arbitration Program

For those who were not able to attend the AALS Annual Meeting in San Francisco in January, a podcast of the ADR Section’s Program on Comparative Commercial Arbitration is now posted on the AALS website.  (You need a AALS password to access the podcast.)  I moderated the program, and Professors Hiro Aragaki (Loyola-LA), Manuel Gomez … Continue reading Podcast of Comparative Commercial Arbitration Program

Call for Proposals: AALS ADR Works-in-Progress Conference

I am pleased to circulate a Call for Proposals for the AALS-ADR annual Works-in-Progress Conference: The AALS Alternative Dispute Resolution Section is seeking a host for the 11th Annual Works-in-Progress Conference to take place in the fall of 2017.  The WIP Conference has become one of the “must attends” in the ADR academic field.  Previous … Continue reading Call for Proposals: AALS ADR Works-in-Progress Conference

AALS ADR Section’s Smooth and Tweetless Transition of Leadership

Unlike other transitions taking place across the country these days, I am pleased to report that the AALS ADR Section has successfully, peacefully and without tweet transitioned its leadership from fellow blogger and Academic Dean Cynthia Alkon (Texas A&M) to me (Jill Gross, Pace).  On behalf of the Section, thank you Cynthia for your service … Continue reading AALS ADR Section’s Smooth and Tweetless Transition of Leadership

AALS ADR Program in SF on Comparative Commercial Arbitration

If you are planning to attend the AALS Annual Meeting in San Francisco next week, please join me at the ADR Section’s program (co-sponsored by the Section on Comparative Law) — Comparative Commercial Arbitration: U.S., Asia, Europe, and Latin America — on Friday, January 6, at 1:30pm, in Golden Gate 6 at the Hilton. I … Continue reading AALS ADR Program in SF on Comparative Commercial Arbitration

Article Asks Whether Arbitrators are Human

This audience might be interested in reading an article that appeared in the December 2016 volume of the Journal of Empirical Studies entitled “Are Arbitrators Human?”  Authored by a Ph.D. candidate in human development (Rebecca K. Helm, Cornell), a federal magistrate judge (Judge Andrew J. Wistrich, CD Cal.), and a law professor (Jeffrey J. Rachlinski, … Continue reading Article Asks Whether Arbitrators are Human