All posts by John Lande

President Trump’s Negotiation Skills (or Lack Thereof)

You may recall my recent post, Learning from Trump’s Negotiation Failure, which provided a post-mortem of the failure to enact the health care legislation he supported.  In our session on negotiation theory at the ABA SDR conference, TFOI Rebecca Hollander-Blumoff noted that she used this negotiation as a case study in her class. SFOI Rishi Batra … Continue reading President Trump’s Negotiation Skills (or Lack Thereof)

Stone Soup Case Database

You probably are familiar with the Stone Soup fable. Some travelers come to a village with only an empty cooking pot and they find that the villagers won’t share any food.  The travelers fill the pot with water, drop a large stone in it, and place it over a fire. One by one, villagers ask … Continue reading Stone Soup Case Database

2017 Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon

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 include negotiation, mediation, advocacy, … Continue reading 2017 Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon

Seventh Annual International Cyber Conference – Wednesday April 12

From GFOI Brian Jarrett: Hello Folks, Our Seventh Annual International Cyber-conference will soon be here.  Wednesday April 12 at Noon to 2:30 pm (Pacific time). We expect a very large number of universities and community organizations participating in the conference.  Here’s a flyer that you can post at your respective university and/or organization.  We have … Continue reading Seventh Annual International Cyber Conference – Wednesday April 12

Diversity and Dispute Resolution

I am a member of David Hoffman’s huge fan club for the many reasons that the club is so large.  One of these reasons is that he uses his caring and deliberate approach to address critically important issues in our field.  Despite serious efforts by many people in our field for a long time, we … Continue reading Diversity and Dispute Resolution

Fascinating Simulation of Political Mediation in Scotland

I just read this blog post by John Sturrock, a preeminent Scottish mediator who has long worked to mediate political conflicts involving Scotland and the United Kingdom.  He was active before the recent referendum on Scottish independence and he has been working on issues related to “Brexit,” the withdrawal of the UK from the European … Continue reading Fascinating Simulation of Political Mediation in Scotland