On October 7, the University of Missouri School of Law hosted an implicit bias information session with law students, led by Missouri psychology professor Laura Scherer. The session was streamed live to the University of Oregon School of Law, where our students were able to watch and submit questions to Missouri via email. It was … Continue reading ADR and Implicit Bias: An Interview
Elayne Greenberg (St. John’s) has published Fitting the Forum to the Pernicious Fuss: A Dispute Systems Design to Address Implicit Bias and ‘Isms in the Workplace in the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution. Abstract here. Read on for two micro-analyses or “quick takes” on Elayne’s article, in which two professors choose a line from the … Continue reading Two Quick Takes on Greenberg: Implicit Bias and DSD
Like many of us, my colleague Erik Girvan wants to know more about whether and how implicit bias affects the mediation process. Erik and his research assistant, Lili McEntire, put together the following report. The term “mediation” is often accompanied by words like “neutral,” “fair,” “equal,” “balanced,” and “impartial.” The American Bar Association and the … Continue reading Do we measure what we value?
If you missed this clip on implicit bias training for police from the Daily Show, it’s worth a watch. (Note that you may need to click the title of this post for the link to appear.) The policing expert from UCLA says it very well: Implicit bias training is only part of the solution — … Continue reading Daily Show on Implicit Bias Training
From FOI Stacie Strong: As some of you may know, Arbitrator Intelligence (see here) has been shortlisted to the top 60 of over 250 submissions to compete in the global “Innovating Justice Challenge” competition organized by the Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law (HiiL). The contest awards various initiatives that promote innovation in the … Continue reading Please Vote! Innovating Justice Challenge
Earlier this summer John posted thoughts about the charming new Pixar movie, Inside Out. If you enjoyed that movie, you may also enjoy this humor piece from a recent New Yorker. (you’ll need to click the title of this post to see the link) Hallie Cantor is amazing.
From FOI Alyson Carrel: The ABA’s Dispute Resolution Section is now accepting proposals for their annual spring conference, April 7-9, 2016 in New York City. The planning committee has expanded the RFP process to be more inclusive and responsive to their diverse membership and attendees. You can now submit proposals for traditional educational programs as … Continue reading Call for Proposals: ABA DR Annual Meeting 2016
Transnational Dispute Management and ArbitralWomen have co-published a special issue called “Dealing with Diversity in International Arbitration.” The special issue features authors from around the globe placing the arbitration community under a microscope and analyzing critically what they find. The articles explore whether we can do things better with diversity, how diversity will improve the … Continue reading Dealing with diversity in international arbitration