All posts by Kelly Browe Olson

DR Law Profs in Israel, Givat Haviva: “I want those f***ers to turn around”

Thursday morning our group had the pleasure of visiting Givat Haviva and learning about its mission as well as the history of the 1949 Armistice/Green line and the differences in the borders of Israel in 1949, 1967, and since. Our first speaker at Givet Haviva was Yaniv Sagee, the Executive Director. He was refreshingly honest … Continue reading DR Law Profs in Israel, Givat Haviva: “I want those f***ers to turn around”

Professor Carol Izumi to receive 2017 William Pincus Award

I’m thrilled to share this exciting news from the AALS clinical law section with those of you who haven’t yet heard: Professor Carol Izumi has been awarded the 2017 William Pincus Award for Outstanding Service and Commitment to Clinical Legal Education. Carol is being recognized for her longtime service to the AALS, including her service … Continue reading Professor Carol Izumi to receive 2017 William Pincus Award

In case you missed it…Text of Andrea Schneider’s Award Acceptance Speech

Andrea was kind enough to forward me a copy of her acceptance speech from Saturday.  As you might expect it was inclusive, clever and funny. If you had to leave early and missed the luncheon, the text is included below.  Make sure you read it in Andrea’s voice to get the full effect! Andrea Schneider: … Continue reading In case you missed it…Text of Andrea Schneider’s Award Acceptance Speech

Honoring Andrea Schneider at the ABA Dr conference in verse and song

IMG_0053Last week at the ABA DR Annual meeting, Professor Andrea Schneider received the ABA award for Outstanding Scholarly Work. She gave an excellent speech at the LEC luncheon and I’m hoping she will share it on the blog. I solicited some creativity here several posts ago for her Friday night gathering. Natalie Fleury stole the show … Continue reading Honoring Andrea Schneider at the ABA Dr conference in verse and song

Honoring Andrea in Poem (or Song) at the ABA-DR in San Francisco

As mentioned on the blog earlier, the heart and soul of the blog, Andrea Kupfer Schneider has been selected as the 2017 Recipient of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work. This award honors individuals whose scholarship has contributed significantly to the field of dispute resolution. She absolutely deserves this honor. … Continue reading Honoring Andrea in Poem (or Song) at the ABA-DR in San Francisco

Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution’s 2015 Jed D. Melnick Annual Symposium: All in the Family: Intimate Parties, Intimate Issues, and ADR

Registration is now open for the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution’s 2015 Jed D. Melnick Annual Symposium, taking place on October 19. This year’s topic is “All in the Family: Intimate Parties, Intimate Issues, and ADR,” and the 6-credit CLE event will feature David Hoffman as the Keynote Speaker. For more information and to RSVP, please … Continue reading Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution’s 2015 Jed D. Melnick Annual Symposium: All in the Family: Intimate Parties, Intimate Issues, and ADR

Do you know a Great Mentor? Please Nominate Your Favorites

Hopefully you have already come across this solicitation elsewhere and nominated someone for our study. In case you haven’t, here’s my plea: I am writing to ask for your help with a new research project. A team of my colleagues here at University of Arkansas at Little Rock Bowen School of Law, Dean Michael Hunter … Continue reading Do you know a Great Mentor? Please Nominate Your Favorites

Ellen Pao: Reddit has stopped negotiating initial salaries

The Wall Street Journal ran an interview with Ellen Pao yesterday.  She discusses many things, but her quote regarding salary negotiations really hit a nerve: “Men negotiate harder than women do and sometimes women get penalized when they do negotiate. So as part of our recruiting process we don’t negotiate with candidates. We come up … Continue reading Ellen Pao: Reddit has stopped negotiating initial salaries

DEADLINE TODAY for Submissions to host 2012 WIP conference

We have several great submissions.  If you are interested in adding to our list, please do so by 5 pm today. The WIP host institution is responsible for organizing all of the logistics for the conference, from picking dates, lining up hotels, and scheduling receptions and presentations. The conference host, assisted by the Conference Planning Committee (consisting … Continue reading DEADLINE TODAY for Submissions to host 2012 WIP conference

New submission date (2/17) for Proposals to host the 2012 WIP Conference

We have decided to give some more time for interested schools to apply host the next WIP conference.  Please consider applying. The AALS Dispute Resolution Section is seeking a host for the 6th Annual Works-in-Progress Conference in the fall of 2012. The WIP Conference has proven to be quite successful, and it has quickly become one of … Continue reading New submission date (2/17) for Proposals to host the 2012 WIP Conference

Interested in Hosting the AALS Dispute Resolution Section 2012 Works in Progress Conference?

The AALS Dispute Resolution Section is seeking a host for the 6th Annual Works-in-Progress Conference in the fall of 2012. The WIP Conference has proven to be quite successful, and it has quickly become one of the “must attends” in the ADR field.  Attendees at the recent conference at Creighton  reported that Creighton and the … Continue reading Interested in Hosting the AALS Dispute Resolution Section 2012 Works in Progress Conference?