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”
We are looking for a new Dean. Please see the job announcement: Texas A&M University invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Texas A&M University School of Law. The desired appointment date is July 1, 2018. Texas A&M University is a tier‐one research institution and American Association of Universities member. As … Continue reading Texas A&M Law is Looking for a New Dean!
I am at the end of a two week trip to Cambodia. I was co-leading a trip for our students to study rule of law development in a post-conflict country. One of the amazing experiences we had was spending three days with the Arbitration Council of Cambodia learning about labor arbitration in the country. Photos … Continue reading It is a small world…
Many readers of this blog have no doubt already seen the email that my dear colleague, Michael Green, sent out on the DR Listserve. But, I didn’t want to miss an opportunity to share our good news (and good fortune): Dear Listmates, With great pride and appreciation, I write to announce that Nancy Welsh, Professor … Continue reading Nancy Welsh to Join Texas A&M!
Registration is still open for the 12th Annual Civil Collaborative Law Conference, taking place at Texas A&M University School of Law on September 15-17. This year offers an exciting and diverse set of speakers, trainings, and events. (Note that the first day of the conference takes place at the Tarrant County Bar Association office, located just … Continue reading Collaborative Law Conference
The friends of Indisputably at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs asked me to pass along this very interesting opportunity to be a a visiting faculty member: The Department of Law at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, directs an undergraduate Legal Studies Program. We seek a current, full time … Continue reading Visiting Faculty Position in Negotiation at the U.S. Air Force Academy
I am thrilled to announce that Texas A&M University hopes to expand our wonderful dispute resolution team at the Law School and is planning to hire a lateral candidate in dispute resolution. As you will see from our advertisement (below), we are seeking “Candidates in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution with a national or … Continue reading Texas A&M is hiring in DR!
A number of years ago one of my students told what has become my favorite gun story since I moved to Texas. Gun ownership is much more common here than in, for example, California. So, over the last six years, I’ve heard lots of gun stories. This particular student was pulled over by the police … Continue reading What to do now?
Wednesday’s New York Times had an interesting article about tension in the South China Sea. The US Navy is doing regular patrols in the area to “keep the South China Sea, one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, open to all maritime traffic.” Increasing tensions over who controls the South China Sea is “expected to … Continue reading Answering Questions You Don’t Want to Answer
From FOI, Professor Elayne E. Greenberg, St. John’s University School of Law: It is my great pleasure to announce that the nationally respected dispute resolution and procedural justice scholar Donna Shestowsky, a professor of law and Martin Luther Kind Jr. Scholar at UC Davis, will receive St. John’s 2016 Mangano Dispute Resolution Advancement Award. The … Continue reading Congratulations to Donna Shestowsky!
The AALS ADR Section Executive Committee is pleased to announce that this year’s AALS ADR Section Works-in-Progress will be at Marquette University Law School, on September 22-24, 2016. The Executive Committee decided to award Marquette the WiP without our usual bidding process in honor of the 10th Anniversary of the WiP, and in recognition that … Continue reading AALS ADR Works-in-Progress 2016—at Marquette!
Thank you to FOI Erin Archerd and Nancy Welsh for writing this wonderful summary of the meeting: On Friday, January 8th, Jim Alfini (South Texas College of Law) and Nancy Welsh (Penn State Dickinson Law) took advantage of a professorial quorum provided by the annual AALS Conference in New York to meet and discuss how, as legal … Continue reading How can we improve our involvement with the ABA DR Section?