Building Common Ground Between Bubbles – Part 3

I want to add several things to my post about finding common ground between “bubbles.” In 2008, then-Senator Obama gave his “More Perfect Union” speech in the wake of the Jeremiah Wright controversy.  Reverend Wright had been Senator Obama’s pastor and made some inflammatory statements that caused a major controversy for Obama’s presidential campaign.  In … Continue reading Building Common Ground Between Bubbles – Part 3

How Can We Build Common Ground? – Part 2

This morning, I posted How Can We Build Common Ground Between Bubbles?  (Thanks for your kind words, Jen.) This afternoon, I got the following email from the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation, which addresses my post:   The Presidential election and the week following has brought the deep divides in this nation to a head, … Continue reading How Can We Build Common Ground? – Part 2

Two Quick Takes on Hinshaw: Regulating Mediators

Art Hinshaw (Arizona State) has published “Regulating Mediators” in the Harvard Negotiation Law Review, available here. Read on for two micro-analyses or “quick takes” on Art’s article. Note that these takes are not supposed to provide in-depth analysis of the entire article. Rather, they should (1) provide a quick look at scholarship trending in ADR; … Continue reading Two Quick Takes on Hinshaw: Regulating Mediators

How Can We Build Common Ground Between Bubbles?

This has been a dramatic week to say the least.  Very few people expected the outcome of the presidential election.  The country is starkly divided with one major candidate receiving more electoral votes while the other major candidate received more popular votes. Although the two candidates received a similar number of popular votes, the exit … Continue reading How Can We Build Common Ground Between Bubbles?

Call for Presentation Proposals–Cultural Competency and Other Stuff We Teach!

I’m happy to post the call for proposals on this closely related topic to our own teaching.  CALL FOR PRESENTATION PROPOSALS  Institute for Law Teaching and Learning—Summer 2017 Conference Teaching Cultural Competency and Other Professional Skills Suggested by ABA Standard 302 July 7-8, 2017 University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of … Continue reading Call for Presentation Proposals–Cultural Competency and Other Stuff We Teach!

Presentation at St. John’s DSD Seminar on Overcoming Barriers to Implementation of PEDR Systems

This week I gave a talk by skype to EFOI Elayne Greenberg’s Dispute System Design Seminar through St. John’s Hon. Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution.  This year-long honors seminar is described as follows. “The 3L Carey Center Fellows in the seminar use a textbook, and explore real-life examples, that introduce the core elements … Continue reading Presentation at St. John’s DSD Seminar on Overcoming Barriers to Implementation of PEDR Systems