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Photo Album – SEALS Conference 2017

Sarah, Art, and Andrea organized a series of four sessions at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) conference two weeks ago.  Each session involved discussion of four classic articles in our field written before 2000.  This will lead to a book with short commentaries, including some by the authors of the original articles.  It … Continue reading Photo Album – SEALS Conference 2017

Call for Short, Quick Article on Dispute Resolution and Political Polarization

From my colleague, S.I. Strong: The Journal of Dispute Resolution has just issued an expedited call for papers relating to a “virtual symposium”  that will be published in its next  issue.  One of the contributors has dropped out at the very last minute, leaving one slot open for a paper in the 10-15 page range (though slightly longer … Continue reading Call for Short, Quick Article on Dispute Resolution and Political Polarization

Stone Soup Assessments & Assignments: Part 2

Today’s edition features Bob Dauber’s (Arizona State) assessment of the negotiation course he taught this summer and plans for his evidence course this fall. Evidence Course Bob wrote, “I recently started teaching evidence in the fall semester.  I usually have over 90 students in that class, and I offer them an extra credit assignment:  to … Continue reading Stone Soup Assessments & Assignments: Part 2

Stone Soup Assessments & Assignments: Part 1

The Stone Soup Project is not only about developing and sharing knowledge about actual dispute resolution practice, but also sharing knowledge about Stone Soup pedagogical techniques. In that spirit, we have asked faculty using Stone Soup assignments and activities to share assessments of their experiences as well as plans for the future. This is the … Continue reading Stone Soup Assessments & Assignments: Part 1

Stone Soup Resources

Many faculty are now preparing the courses they will teach in the fall.  The Stone Soup Project has developed materials to help faculty who want to take advantage of Stone Soup assignments and activities in their courses. The fundamental goal of the Project is to produce and use valuable qualitative data for teaching and research … Continue reading Stone Soup Resources

Stone Soup Mini-Course: Getting the Most Out of Competitions and CLEs

We often miss opportunities to generate and share knowledge about actual practice from student competitions and CLE programs.  This post in the mini-course suggests some ways to get more benefit from these activities. When I have judged student skills competitions at my school, typically one or both of the other judges in my “panel” were … Continue reading Stone Soup Mini-Course: Getting the Most Out of Competitions and CLEs