One of the fun events we had this past weekend at the conference was a scavenger hunt around Marquette’s campus as a break between the 28 amazing presentations that we had over the course of a day and half. Here are some fun pictures of the teams and, for the winner, you’ll have to scroll to the bottom! … Continue reading Works in Progress Scavenger Hunt
I am delighted to link to my colleague, Michael O’Hear’s, blog post about the success of our clemency clinic at Marquette. In the last batch of pardons from President Obama, two of the men on whose behalf Michael and our students were working, were granted pardons. This is, of course, wonderful for them and their … Continue reading Clemency and Restorative Justice
From FOB’s Kristen Blankley and Erin Archerd on the really interesting work of the ethics committee–good example to use in class too! Is writing about your practice online a bad idea? What cautions should neutrals consider or what limits should neutrals place on their discussion of sessions and clients on the Internet? The ABA Dispute … Continue reading ABA DR Ethics Committee: Neutrals and Social Media
There are just seven weeks until the 10th Annual AALS Works-in-Progress conference at Marquette on September 22-24 (where did the summer go?!?!) Applications for the $750 stipend for junior faculty will only be accepted through this Friday, August 5th, so register now. The conference will start Thursday night, September 22nd and end after lunch (food tour!) on … Continue reading Last Works in Progress Reminder
My colleague Janine Geske traveled to Rome last spring to teach about restorative justice and yesterday blogged about her experiences. Below is an excerpt of her moving recollections: Such was the context of my week-long experience in Rome, when I met 19 dedicated religious leaders from Africa, India, Belgium, Mexico and South America. I essentially had a day to … Continue reading Restorative Justice in Rome
Hi everyone–as I’ve already posted, we are delighted to host the 10th Annual AALS Works-in-Progress conference at Marquette. Consider this your midsummer reminder. Registrations have started pouring in (well, a steady stream!) and we would be happy to fill the agenda even more. The conference will start Thursday night, September 22nd and end after lunch on … Continue reading Works in Progress Reminder!
Hi everyone–as I’ve already posted, we are delighted to host the 10th Annual AALS Works-in-Progress conference at Marquette. The conference will start Thursday night, September 22nd and end after lunch on Saturday, September 24th. The webpage is located here. As many of the readers on this blog know, the AALS Works-in-Progress is a wonderful opportunity for dispute … Continue reading Works in Progress Registration is Open!!!
This is an excerpt of an article appearing the ABA Dispute Resolution Magazine by Pablo Cortes –thanks much to him for summarizing this for us. You can read the entire article here. At some point, all of us have complaints against merchants and businesses, but are the courts the best place to resolve those disagreements? … Continue reading The Brave New World of Consumer Redress in the EU and the UK