The Interagency Alternative Dispute Resolution Working Group has redesigned its website. The newly redesigned website includes many useful resources, including: A newly created directory of federal ADR programs and contacts; A second edition of the popular Electronic Guide to Federal Procurement; A listing of upcoming ADR events; and Access to recordings from previous ADR events
As regular readers know, we are big fans of the ABA Conference here at Indisputably. There are a number of reasons why (here are Jill’s and John’s post conference explanations why), and one of the big ones for me is the DR Section’s annual Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work. This year’s recipient was Jean Sternlight … Continue reading Sternlight’s Acceptance Speech for the Outstanding Scholarly Work Award
You may have heard the instructor’s line that he would teach for free – but he gets paid to grade. I suspect that for most faculty, grading is one of their least favorite activities. It’s right up there with chairing committees, root canal surgery, and watching 1000s of nasty campaign ads right before an election. … Continue reading Shocking News: I’m Enjoying Grading
Let me announce two more newly tenured colleagues: Cynthia Alkon and Noam Ebner! I am so grateful to have them as my friends and cohort — I am so grateful to work in this incredible, supportive community.
The news is now public, long-awaited, and not the least bit surprising in its substance: Jen Reynolds is receiving tenure and a promotion to associate professor this Fall at the University of Oregon School of Law. Given that you are reading this blog, there’s approximately a zero percent chance you don’t know who Jen Reynolds is. … Continue reading Tenure for one of our own
As John Lande blogged last week, I have used the Recipes for Success as a fun closing exercise in both my ADR and Negotiation classes. This was such a great example that I thought I would share–it sure brightened my day amidst the rest of my grading! From student Adam Dejulio: 1 cup of creativity, … Continue reading Negotiation Poetry
Pop quiz: Which is scientific data – statement A or B? A. “If I act for the Big Bad Wolf against Little Red Riding Hood and I don’t want this dispute resolved, I want to tie it up as long as I possibly can, and mandatory mediation is custom made. I can waste more time, … Continue reading What Me – A Social Scientist?
I love the cookbook that Andrea and 1001 chefs wrote, Cooking Up a Deal: Negotiation Recipes for Success. It’s a wonderfully short and fun piece to assign for the last day of class. For the final class in several courses, I ask students to develop their own personal recipes and then we will develop a … Continue reading Recipes for Success