For those that haven’t seen it yet, this is the link to Deb Eisenberg’s talk on “Creating a Culture of Conflict Resolution Talk.” Congrats Deb on a great job!
There is a an interesting opportunity at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Many probably saw this post on the List Serve, but in case anyone is interested and didn’t see it, I am happy to post it here from the Friends of Indisputably at the Air Force Academy: The link to the job announcement is: … Continue reading Opportunity at the U.S. Air Force Academy
I wanted to share a recent posting to the Dispute Resolution Listserve from my dear colleague Nancy Welsh describing some of the highlights from the last year at Texas A&M. It is an honor and joy for me to be a part of it. Here is Nancy’s message: Dear Colleagues, I’m very pleased to share … Continue reading What We’ve Been Up to in Texas….
The NY Times has an interactive piece to help us all have difficult conversations about politics over our holiday tables. Read Here The piece gives you multiple choice options of how to respond to your angry Uncle Bot in a political conversation. The first choice is choosing whether Uncle Bot is an angry liberal or … Continue reading Talking with angry relatives and friends over the holidays
This weekend, Saturday Night Live delivered a rare apology. Hat tip to Friend of Indisputably, Kelly Browe Olson! Watch
From my dear colleague and FOI, Professor Nancy Welsh, Director of the Dispute Resolution Program at Texas A&M: Texas A&M Law’s Dispute Resolution Program is very pleased to invite you to our annual symposium: Shining a Light on Dispute Resolution: Transparency, Metrics and Empirical Research. It will be held on Friday, November 16, 2018, with … Continue reading Shining a Light on Dispute Resolution: Transparency, Metrics and Empirical Research
President Trump said this in response to the plea bargain of his former lawyer, Michael Cohen. However, Michael Cohen did not, in fact, “flip.” Cohen’s plea deal is not conditioned on him giving any evidence in a future or concurrent prosecution. Michael Cohen did plead guilty in federal court to eight counts including tax fraud, … Continue reading “It’s called ‘flipping’ and it almost ought to be illegal”
The following is from my dear colleague, Michael Green: As a member of the faculty appointments committee at Texas A&M School of Law identified to serve as a main point of contact in the particular area of dispute resolution, I am happy to report that we have a potential opening this year as part of … Continue reading Texas A&M is hiring (yes, really!)
John Oliver recently devoted time on Last Week Tonight to looking at US prosecutors. Oliver discussed plea bargaining, the pressure put on defendants to accept plea deals, and prosecutorial hard bargaining tactics. There is nothing new here, but it is a nicely done piece (especially if you don’t mind the F-word being used liberally). If … Continue reading Prosecutors, power, and humor…
The following notice about our upcoming conference at Texas A&M is from my wonderful colleague, and FOI, Nancy Welsh: Dear Colleagues, On Friday, April 13, 2018, Texas A&M University School of Law will hold a conference entitled Natural Disasters, Stakeholder Engagement and Dispute Resolution. The conference will address how dispute resolution and collaborative processes can … Continue reading Natural Disasters, Stakeholder Engagement and Dispute Resolution
I am posting this from my wonderful colleague at Texas A&M, and friend of Indisputably, Michael Green: I thought readers of Indisputably might be interested to know about a thoughtful and thought-provoking symposium issue published at the end of 2017 by the SMU Law Review starting with Richard Delgado revisiting his landmark 1985 article on … Continue reading ADR and Prejudice
During our last day in Israel we visited the Israeli Supreme Court. The building was built in 1992, and, as with all national institutions in Israel, it is located in West Jerusalem. The building was intended to combine both old and new and indoors and outdoors. This means there is Jerusalem stone throughout the building, … Continue reading DR Faculty Seminar in Israel–The Israeli Supreme Court