This audience might be interested in reading an article that appeared in the December 2016 volume of the Journal of Empirical Studies entitled “Are Arbitrators Human?” Authored by a Ph.D. candidate in human development (Rebecca K. Helm, Cornell), a federal magistrate judge (Judge Andrew J. Wistrich, CD Cal.), and a law professor (Jeffrey J. Rachlinski, … Continue reading Article Asks Whether Arbitrators are Human
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
From FFOI Elayne Greenberg: Dear Friends and Colleagues, About the Mangano Award Given annually through the generosity of esteemed dispute resolution champion Hon. Guy J. Mangano, this $5000 Award honors scholars and practitioners whose published empirical research has furthered the advancement and understanding of the values and skills of dispute resolution. Nomination Criteria You are … Continue reading St. John’s Mangano Award Competition
Lela Love, Donna Erez-Navot, and Robyn Weinstein (all Cardozo) and Vikki Rodgers (Pace) were kind enough to provide a recap of the recent Jed D. Melnick Annual Symposium entitled The Pound Conferences: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? hosted by the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution. The Symposium opened … Continue reading The Pound Conferences: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?
Stacy Roberts (Utah) has published “Gendered Differences in Negotiation: Advancing an Understanding of Sources, Effects, and Awareness” in the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, available here. The abstract: Conversations about gendered differences in negotiation have been around for decades. However, recent research about these gendered differences is expanding our understanding of gender stereotypes and role … Continue reading Roberts on Gender and Negotiation
Articles from Mitchell Hamline Law Review‘s Fall 2016 Symposium are now available here. The topic was “An Intentional Conversation About Public Engagement and Decision-Making: Moving from Dysfunction and Polarization to Dialogue and Understanding” and the contributors were Bernie Mayer, Ken Fox, Bob Stains, Howard Vogel, Aimee Gourlay, Lisa Blomgren Amsler, Tina Nabatchi, and Sharon Press.
With renewed attention to Cuba due to the death of Fidel Castro, you might want to revisit posts about Cuba from my trip and Andrea’s trip in 2014 and 2016 respectively. In keeping with my effort to understand situations from multiple perspectives, my Cuba Diaries includes opposing narratives of the Cuban Revolution. I read about … Continue reading Cuba Revisited
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