World Justice Challenge 2019: Access to Justice Solutions

From my colleague, Amy Schmitz: The World Justice Challenge 2019: Access to Justice Solutions is a competition to identify, recognize, and promote good practices and successful solutions to improve access to justice. All entries must be received by 8 February 2019. World Justice Challenge finalists will present their work at the World Justice Forum VI “Realizing Justice … Continue reading World Justice Challenge 2019: Access to Justice Solutions

Request for proposals: AALS ADR Section 2019 Works-in-progress conference

Hosting the AALS Alternative Dispute Resolution Section 2019 Works-in-Progress Conference The AALS Alternative Dispute Resolution Section is seeking a host for the 13th Annual Works-in-Progress Conference to take place in the fall of 2019. The WIP Conference has become one of the “must attends” in the ADR academic field. Previous hosts include Marquette (2007 and … Continue reading Request for proposals: AALS ADR Section 2019 Works-in-progress conference

President Trump’s Negotiation Skills (or Lack Thereof) – Part 5

In this installment of the potentially-infinite series on President Trump’s negotiation skills or lack thereof, we examine the negotiation leading to the end of the latest shutdown of the federal government as well as other negotiations by Mr. Trump and his associates. Last Friday, Mr. Trump announced that he would sign a bill re-opening the … Continue reading President Trump’s Negotiation Skills (or Lack Thereof) – Part 5

Elizabeth Chamblee Burch Receives St. John’s Mangano Award

From FFOI Elayne Greenberg Friends and colleagues, The Carey Center at St. John’s Law School is proud to announce that the 2019 Mangano Dispute Resolution Advancement Award recipient is Professor Elizabeth Chamblee Burch, the Fuller E. Callaway Chair of Law at the University of Georgia School of Law, for her groundbreaking scholarship in the settlement process … Continue reading Elizabeth Chamblee Burch Receives St. John’s Mangano Award

Call for nominations: AALS ADR Section BEST ARTICLE

AALS Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Best Article of 2018 The AALS Section on Alternative Dispute Resolution is seeking nominations for the second annual Section Award for best article published in print or online in 2018 in the field of ADR. To be eligible, the article must be already published in a law review or other … Continue reading Call for nominations: AALS ADR Section BEST ARTICLE

What Will Be the Future of ADR in US Legal Education?

Recently, Doug Yarn (Georgia State) posted a message on the DRLE listserv describing his school’s decision to cut back its ADR program. This was shortly after I saw a post by Nicholas A. Mirkay (formerly Creighton and now Hawaii) and Palma Joy Strand (Creighton), Disruptive Leadership in Legal Education, about their experience at Creighton, where … Continue reading What Will Be the Future of ADR in US Legal Education?

AALS Best Section Award

Hi all–you have likely heard that the AALS awarded the DR section its best section of the year award last week. But, we now have photographic proof!    It is wonderful that the AALS has recognized us and our field.  Wishing us all the best for the new semester and the new year!

Josh Stulberg to Receive Outstanding Scholarly Work Award from Section on Dispute Resolution

In wonderful news, announced today, my colleague, Josh Stulberg, will receive the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work. Congratulations, Josh! The announcement is below: Joseph B. “Josh” Stulberg selected as 2019 Recipient of Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work Professor Joseph B. “Josh” Stulberg, the Michael E. Moritz Chair in Alternative Dispute … Continue reading Josh Stulberg to Receive Outstanding Scholarly Work Award from Section on Dispute Resolution

Impressive Report on Worldwide Dispute System Needs and Design

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law recently released a report entitled, Understanding Justice Needs: The Elephant in the Courtroom. The Institute describes the report as follows: “For the first time, we quantify and pinpoint the yearly need for fair solutions. In this report, we estimate that each year, 1 billion people face a new … Continue reading Impressive Report on Worldwide Dispute System Needs and Design