University of Houston and South Texas Resolve Naming Dispute

A month after having a proposed settlement agreement fall apart, the University of Houston and South Texas College of Law – Houston have settled their dispute over South Texas’ attempt over the summer to rename itself the Houston College of Law.  Litigation over the name change had been in the University of Houston’s favor, and … Continue reading University of Houston and South Texas Resolve Naming Dispute

Legal Educators’ Resource Share

From FFOIs Sharon Press and Bobbi McAdoo: Dear Colleagues, The Annual ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Conference is a little over a month away and we are again collecting information for the annual Legal Educators’ Resource Share.   We’re not certain, but we think this might be the 5th year for this event. This year’s … Continue reading Legal Educators’ Resource Share

CPR Announces Academic Award Winners

Congratulations to this year’s CPR academic award winners. CPR’s press release is available here. Outstanding Professional Articles Winner: Hal Abramson, Nelson Mandela as Negotiator: What Can We Learn from Him? 31 Ohio St. J. on Dispute Resolution 1 (2016). Article Link via HeinOnline. Honorable Mention: Douglas N. Frankel & James H. Stark, Improving Lawyer’s Judgment: … Continue reading CPR Announces Academic Award Winners

Touching Story of Relationship of Constructive Engagement in Conflict

I think that one of our main missions in the DR field is to promote constructive engagement in conflict.  We know that conflict is inevitable and it can be constructive and/or destructive.  Often, when people are in conflict, it is very destructive and everyone just wants to end the conflict as quickly as possible while … Continue reading Touching Story of Relationship of Constructive Engagement in Conflict

ABA DR Section – Seeking a Host for the International Dispute Resolution Resource Center

Earlier this week FOI Nancy Welsh (Penn State – Dickinson) and current Chair of the ABA Dispute Resolution Section sent out the following solicitation about the soon to be implemented International Dispute Resolution Resource Center.   The solicitation reads as follows: The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, long active in supporting initiatives aimed at fostering the … Continue reading ABA DR Section – Seeking a Host for the International Dispute Resolution Resource Center

Shapira on Model Standards for Mediators

Omer Shapira (Ono Academic College) has published “A Critical Assessment of the Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators (2005): Call for Reform” in the Marquette Law Review, available here. The abstract: The Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators (2005), which were developed and adopted by leading organizations in the field of mediation, were designed to … Continue reading Shapira on Model Standards for Mediators

Fordham’s Jaqueline Nolan-Haley will present OSU Moritz College of Law’s 2017 Schwartz Lecture on Dispute Resolution

Fordham Law School Professor and Fordham ADR & Conflict Resolution Program Director Jacqueline Nolan-Haley will deliver the 2017 Schwartz Lecture on Dispute Resolution at noon on March 9, 2017, at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Over the last four decades, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes have been promoted as efficient tools to … Continue reading Fordham’s Jaqueline Nolan-Haley will present OSU Moritz College of Law’s 2017 Schwartz Lecture on Dispute Resolution