I am delighted to announce that my new book is now available. Smart & Savvy: Negotiation Strategies for Academia is based on my experience training scientists and doctors in negotiation. My father and co-author, David Kupfer, is distinguished professor emeritus at the University of Pittsburgh, was chair of their Department of Psychiatry for over 25 … Continue reading Smart & Savvy: Negotiation Strategies in Academia
The Fellows of the Amerian Bar Foundation have selected FOI Carrie Menkel-Meadow (UC-Irvine) as the 2018 recipient of the ABF Outstanding Scholar Award. According to the ABF’s Executive Director Ajay K. Mehrota: The award recognizes your decades-long work in creating, building, shaping, and internationalizing what has become the field of alternative dispute resolution, and your … Continue reading Carrie Menkel-Meadow Wins American Bar Foundation Outstanding Scholar Award
Over seven years ago, I wrote about negotiations I have lost. It’s a good reminder, as we head into the end of the semester, that even professors do not get it right all of the time. As I noted: In honor of my students turning in their final Negotiation journals today and in the spirit of … Continue reading The Best Negotiation I Ever Lost–RIP Brady
Hi all–just a reminder from the ABA that they are accepting award nominations through this week! Nominations Sought! Nominations for Section Awards are due no later than September 8, 2017. The 2018 Section Award recipients will be announced at the 20th Annual ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference at the Washington Hilton in Washington, … Continue reading ABA Award Nominations are Open
From FOTB Jean Sternlight posted today on the ACSblog: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) just issued a new rule prohibiting financial service providers from using forced arbitration to prevent their customers from suing the company in class actions. While many of us believe this rule is a “great win for consumers,” others are trying … Continue reading CFPB–A Poster Child for Regulation
For my ethics class, I have students works through the applicable rules by creating advertisements for their law firms. As a little break from finals (and grading them), here are the top ones in various formats–worth watching them all! For cutest actors and great point on collaborative divorce: For best take off on Breaking Bad … Continue reading Law Firms Ads and Other Fun
Speaker Moty Cristal is always one of the student favorites and, frankly, I never know what he is going to do. Last time, he led us in an exercise learning about coalitions. This time, Moty focused on the lessons from his upcoming book chapter in the Negotiator’s Desk Reference regarding negotiation in low-to-no trust environments. … Continue reading Israel Reflections 2017–Trust is Optional–Last Blog of the Trip!
Another new meeting this year was with Oshra Friedman of Tebeka legal services, an organization that provides specialized legal services for the Ethiopian immigrants to Israel. As we learned on our last trip, Israel has welcomed thousands of immigrants from Ethiopia of Jewish heritage and assimilation into the modern society of Israel can be very challenging. As we also saw … Continue reading Israel Reflections 2017–Race and Diversity