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
Should euthanasia be available to those who are not terminally ill, on the basis of self-determination? Fascinating article in the June 22 New Yorker, here, describing non-terminal euthanasia in Belgium. As we know, self-determination is a core principle of mediation and one of the pillars of conflict resolution practice. Self-determination is integral to what Carrie … Continue reading Tired of life
A financially struggling middle-class family receives a briefcase with $100K and must make a decision: keep the money; share the money with another struggling family; or give all the money away to that other struggling family. Before making this decision, they have an opportunity to learn more about the other struggling family. They have 72 … Continue reading New show: The Briefcase
From Inside Higher Ed, the story here of UT Austin’s new president negotiating for less compensation than he was offered. After being offered $1M plus perks for the post, “Fenves negotiated the offer down to $750,000 a year, plus $50,000 in deferred pay. He also asked for a smaller potential bonus, down from 12 percent … Continue reading Negotiating for less