As our blog readers know, I am receiving the ABA award for Outstanding Scholarly Work this year at the Section on Dispute Resolution annual meeting. I am truly honored and wanted to host a party to thank all of my co-authors, co-bloggers, readers of the blog, and readers of any articles or books–in other words, … Continue reading Let Me Toast You!
Delighted to post this commentary from FOI Nancy Welsh: I wonder whether anyone noticed the mention of mediation last week during oral arguments before the Supreme Court in the case of Kindred Nursing Centers v. Clark. The question in this case is whether the FAA preempts a state-law contract rule (here, Kentucky’s rule) that singles … Continue reading Mediation and the Supreme Court
From Charlie Pillsbury at Quinnipiac, a report from a fascinating conference. Thanks for sharing! The 16th Summit of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates was held in Bogota, Colombia from February 2-4, 2017; the first time this summit had ever been held in Latin America. It brought together 27 Nobel Peace Prize Laureates (12 organizations, 15 individuals), … Continue reading The Colombian Peace Process: Lessons Learned
Hi all and Happy New Year! Very excited to start off the new year with my Ted talk which just got posted to you tube. Would love to hear comments and questions. Enjoy!
As we start to plan for next semester, here’s some great teaching tools about ombuds. From colleague and FOB Natalie Fleury, here is the latest information from the ABA Ombuds Task Force to help us in teaching about the role of the ombuds. Recognizing that the ombuds role has increasingly become an important means of dispute resolution, … Continue reading ABA DR Ombuds Law School Task Force
Have just taught the last class of my negotiation workshop and I wanted to remind all about some helpful wrap-up and conclusion tools that could work in any DR workshop. First, as in previous years, I did the reputation index. This tool allows students to give peer feedback (as they have throughout the semester) but … Continue reading End of Semester Fun
I’m happy to post the call for proposals on this closely related topic to our own teaching. CALL FOR PRESENTATION PROPOSALS Institute for Law Teaching and Learning—Summer 2017 Conference Teaching Cultural Competency and Other Professional Skills Suggested by ABA Standard 302 July 7-8, 2017 University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of … Continue reading Call for Presentation Proposals–Cultural Competency and Other Stuff We Teach!
Our blog has been nominated for inclusion in the Niche and Specialty category of The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest for 2016! As they wrote to us, We have a lot of great blogs participating this year…. Now that your blog has been nominated, readers will be able to vote for your blog through its … Continue reading Vote Now! (For the Blog)