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DR Faculty Seminar in Israel – Revisiting the Eichmann Trial

This afternoon we had the pleasure of meeting with Amos Hausner, the son of Gideon Hausner, the prosecutor in the Adolf Eichmann trial – what many believe to be the trial of the 20th century.                      Gideon Hausner                                       Adolf Eichmann For readers wondering who Eichmann was, he was a Nazi officer who … Continue reading DR Faculty Seminar in Israel – Revisiting the Eichmann Trial

DR Faculty Seminar in Israel – Kibbutz Life to Yad Vashem (or from the best of humanity to the worst of humanity)

From FOI Deb Eisenberg: We spent our third night of Hanukkah at the kibbutz Kfar Haruv (which means Carob Village) in the southern Golan Heights. Founded in 1974 by native Israelis and U.S. immigrants, Kfar Haruv was the sixteenth Israeli settlement established in the Golan Heights and now has approximately 400 residents. Kfar Haruv has … Continue reading DR Faculty Seminar in Israel – Kibbutz Life to Yad Vashem (or from the best of humanity to the worst of humanity)

DR Faculty Seminar in Israel—“Medicine has no borders” at Ziv Hospital, Zafet

This guest blog post comes courtesy of Lydia Nussbaum (UNLV). This afternoon we visited the Ziv Medical Center in Zafet (aka Safed, Tzfat), a small hilltop town located on the hills above the Sea of Galilee. Although Zafet has a long history and is well known for being the center of Jewish mysticism (Kabbalah), our … Continue reading DR Faculty Seminar in Israel—“Medicine has no borders” at Ziv Hospital, Zafet

DR Law Profs in Israel, Givat Haviva: “I want those f***ers to turn around”

Thursday morning our group had the pleasure of visiting Givat Haviva and learning about its mission as well as the history of the 1949 Armistice/Green line and the differences in the borders of Israel in 1949, 1967, and since. Our first speaker at Givet Haviva was Yaniv Sagee, the Executive Director. He was refreshingly honest … Continue reading DR Law Profs in Israel, Givat Haviva: “I want those f***ers to turn around”

Stone Soup Assessment: Stacey-Rae Simcox’s Trusts & Estates Course

Stacey-Rae Simcox, who is director of Stetson’s Veteran’s Advocacy Clinic, used a Stone Soup assignment in her Trusts & Estates course.  This is a great illustration of how faculty can use Stone Soup in almost any law school course, not just traditional ADR courses. As an extra-credit assignment, 45 out of 67 students conducted interviews … Continue reading Stone Soup Assessment: Stacey-Rae Simcox’s Trusts & Estates Course

ADR and Access to Justice: Current Perspectives (at this year’s AALS Meeting)

Courtesy of my Moritz College of Law colleague, Ellen Deason: As you prepare for the AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, plan on attending the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section’s program on Thursday, January 4 at 1:30 p.m. The topic is ADR and Access to Justice: Current Perspectives. The panelists bring theoretical, practical, and empirical, … Continue reading ADR and Access to Justice: Current Perspectives (at this year’s AALS Meeting)

DR Law Faculty Seminar in Israel: “Peace you make with your enemies”

This afternoon we visited the Israeli Museum and had the pleasure of meeting with Yitzhak Rabin’s daughter, Dalia Rabin. The Museum is intentionally “not a mausoleum” but the living history both of Yitzhak Rabin and of Israel. The decision to tell both stories at once was brilliant as it left me with both a stronger … Continue reading DR Law Faculty Seminar in Israel: “Peace you make with your enemies”