I am really delighted to announce that we are looking for a visiting faculty member in ADR–yay! Come hang out with me–the weather is awesome. Okay, don’t come for the weather, do come for the great students and super fun colleagues 😊 Here is the official announcement: Marquette University Law School invites applications for a visiting … Continue reading Marquette Hiring a Visitor in ADR
Just wanted to highlight for everyone that the Negotiation Journal has published an amazing set of wide-ranging and interdisciplinary brief commentaries on Trump and negotiation in a special issue called Negotiation and Conflict Resolution in the Age of Trump. You can find this at Wiley and a few of us have also posted our … Continue reading Negotiation, Trump, and Lessons for the Future
Delighted to post from friend of the blog, Jean Sternlight: Those of us who have been around the block a few times are quite familiar with ye olde battle to defeat “mandatory” or “forced” or “cram down” arbitration in consumer, employment and other contexts. I aimed my first shot at the practice in an article … Continue reading Making Arbitration FAIR
The stalemate in Washington D.C. has numerous pundits commenting on the negotiation strategies of the primary actors but I am going to just highlight a few from our colleagues. First, Russell Korobkin accurately predicted how the LA strike might end while the federal shutdown would not in his L.A. Times Op-ed last week. As he … Continue reading Shutdowns, Trump, and Negotiation Theory
Hi all–you have likely heard that the AALS awarded the DR section its best section of the year award last week. But, we now have photographic proof! It is wonderful that the AALS has recognized us and our field. Wishing us all the best for the new semester and the new year!
Many of us over the years have worried not only about the process and fairness of mandatory arbitration, but also exactly who is doing the arbitrating. Apparently, this is a shared concern. In a filing in a New York state court, Jay-Z (Shawn Carter) argues that the lack of diversity of arbitrators available to him … Continue reading Jay-Z to the Rescue?
I thought that teaching the Kavanaugh hearings in a careful and respectful manner a few weeks ago would be the biggest teaching challenge of the semester. I was wrong. This weekend, as you have all no doubt heard, a gunman with a history of anti-Semitic rants and far too many legally acquired guns in his possession, … Continue reading Heartbroken in Pittsburgh
I am delighted to post IACM’s call for papers here. This annual conference from the International Association of Conflict Management is a great opportunity to keep up to date on all sorts of interdisciplinary and empirical work from researchers in economics, psychology, business, and public planning. I highly recommend the conference–which is much fun–and this … Continue reading IACM Call for Papers
On Thursday, I decided not to teach my scheduled ethics class and, instead, put on the Kavanaugh hearings. During a break, we had about 30 minutes to talk as a class about the students’ impressions which ranged from he is lying to she is lying and everything in between (including the interruptions by the Judge, … Continue reading Teaching the Kavanaugh Hearings
Hosted by FOI Deborah Eisenberg and her great team at the University of Maryland School of Law, our annual works-in-progress conference will be October 4-6. Registration link is here. Come hear great papers, hang out with colleagues, get inspired for your own work, and start the academic year with a bang! Hope to see you … Continue reading Last Chance to Register for Works in Progress
In advance of the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, colleague Marty Latz published this column in Politico this week: Why Trump’s Aggressive Tactics Make Him a Less Effective Negotiator. Marty argues, after studying his entire career, that while Trump touts his negotiation skills and thinks that this meeting with Putin will be his easiest, he … Continue reading The President’s Negotiation Skills…
From our colleague Peter Coleman, Professor of Psychology and Education at Columbia and the Director of Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, (more on him here), we have a request to help on some important empirical research. It sounds like a great project–I already filled out the survey and encourage you to do so … Continue reading Cross-Cultural Management Study