I am thrilled to announce that Texas A&M University hopes to expand our wonderful dispute resolution team at the Law School and is planning to hire a lateral candidate in dispute resolution. As you will see from our advertisement (below), we are seeking “Candidates in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution with a national or … Continue reading Texas A&M is hiring in DR!
A number of years ago one of my students told what has become my favorite gun story since I moved to Texas. Gun ownership is much more common here than in, for example, California. So, over the last six years, I’ve heard lots of gun stories. This particular student was pulled over by the police … Continue reading What to do now?
Wednesday’s New York Times had an interesting article about tension in the South China Sea. The US Navy is doing regular patrols in the area to “keep the South China Sea, one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, open to all maritime traffic.” Increasing tensions over who controls the South China Sea is “expected to … Continue reading Answering Questions You Don’t Want to Answer
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