From FOI, Professor Elayne E. Greenberg, St. John’s University School of Law: It is my great pleasure to announce that the nationally respected dispute resolution and procedural justice scholar Donna Shestowsky, a professor of law and Martin Luther Kind Jr. Scholar at UC Davis, will receive St. John’s 2016 Mangano Dispute Resolution Advancement Award. The … Continue reading Congratulations to Donna Shestowsky!
The AALS ADR Section Executive Committee is pleased to announce that this year’s AALS ADR Section Works-in-Progress will be at Marquette University Law School, on September 22-24, 2016. The Executive Committee decided to award Marquette the WiP without our usual bidding process in honor of the 10th Anniversary of the WiP, and in recognition that … Continue reading AALS ADR Works-in-Progress 2016—at Marquette!
Thank you to FOI Erin Archerd and Nancy Welsh for writing this wonderful summary of the meeting: On Friday, January 8th, Jim Alfini (South Texas College of Law) and Nancy Welsh (Penn State Dickinson Law) took advantage of a professorial quorum provided by the annual AALS Conference in New York to meet and discuss how, as legal … Continue reading How can we improve our involvement with the ABA DR Section?
Our own Jill Gross was elected the Chair-Elect of the American Association of Law Schools ADR Section over the weekend during the Annual Meeting in New York. Congratulations Jill!
For those of you who are in New York to attend the AALS Annual Meeting, the ADR Section, along with the Law and Mental Disability Section will have a panel discussion on “The Modern Problem-Solving Court Movement: Taking Stock After 25 Years.” The panel is from 9am-noon on Saturday, January 9 in the Riverside Ballroom … Continue reading Saturday, January 9, 2016 in New York
As I previously posted, the 9th Annual AALS Alternative Dispute Resolution Section’s Works-in-Progress Conference will be on October 23 & 34, 2015, at the Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas. The deadline to register for the conference is Friday, Oct. 2nd which is at the end of this week! The link … Continue reading Deadline Fast Approaching!
Professor Deborah Eisenberg, the Director of the Center for Dispute Resolution at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, has two new pieces: The first is about using restorative practices at the organizational/employer level for employment discrimination: “The Restorative Workplace: An Organizational Learning Approach to Discrimination.” The link is: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2654196. The second … Continue reading Two new articles
Yesterday the NY Times published an editorial recommending the use of restorative justice as one approach to handling sexual assault and other types of misconduct at universities. See the editorial here. I think there can be great advantages to using restorative justice processes in a variety of settings. My concern is that we have seen … Continue reading Restorative Justice to Handle Sexual Assault Cases at Universities?