All posts by John Lande

2017 Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon

From WFOI Elayne Greenberg: The Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution at St. John’s School of Law and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) invite you to participate in the ninth annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon, a competition of competence in the dispute resolution field. The triathlon is the first and only competition to … Continue reading 2017 Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon

Challenges in Motivating Law Students to Learn

I write occasionally for the Best Practices in Legal Education blog and I recently posted the following: This post riffs on this post, which describes benefits of formative assessments and suggests some ways to do them.  It cites research showing that rewards aren’t sufficient motivation for students to learn and argues that using good formative … Continue reading Challenges in Motivating Law Students to Learn

Consumer Redress: A Changing Tide?

The ABA recently published The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection by my colleague, Amy Schmitz, and ODR guru, Colin Rule. The Global Pound Conference Blog just published a summary of a chapter in their book.  The post outlines a history of challenges in resolving consumer disputes, describes the next … Continue reading Consumer Redress: A Changing Tide?

Creating Knowledge Together – Part 3:  Using A “Focus Group Class” in Any Course

In Part 2, I described how my interest in improving dispute resolution theory led to the development of the Stone Soup Project.  This part describes how my interest in improving legal education relates to this project.  It suggests ways that faculty can be creative in incorporating more of the real world into their teaching, particularly … Continue reading Creating Knowledge Together – Part 3:  Using A “Focus Group Class” in Any Course

Revised Stone Soup Documents

As I described in this recent post, we decided that the Stone Soup Dispute Resolution Knowledge Project would defer developing a centralized database but pursue the same goals in a decentralized stone soup project.  In particular, we still encourage faculty to assign students to collect qualitative data about actual dispute resolution practice, starting next year. … Continue reading Revised Stone Soup Documents

Creating Knowledge Together – Part 2

In a series of posts, particularly this one, I wrote that the University of Missouri had tentatively planned to develop a database of reports about actual cases.  As described in my post, Creating Knowledge Together, the underlying goal was for faculty, students, scholars, practitioners, educational institutions, and professional associations to collaborate to produce, disseminate, and … Continue reading Creating Knowledge Together – Part 2

National Academy of Arbitrators Gives Award to Rafael Gely for Arbitration Website

My colleague, Bob Bailey, just passed along the news that our colleague at the University of Missouri, Rafael Gely, just received the David Petersen Award from the National Academy of Arbitrators.  Rafael directs our Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution and is a fabulous colleague and leader.  Here’s the announcement of the award, which … Continue reading National Academy of Arbitrators Gives Award to Rafael Gely for Arbitration Website

Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting

From Brian Quinn: The AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skills is calling for papers for the  2018 AALS Annual Meeting, in San Diego, CA, about Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting.  This call for papers solicits unpublished papers that consider the question of access to the courts in a variety of transactional law and … Continue reading Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting