You probably are familiar with the Stone Soup fable. Some travelers come to a village with only an empty cooking pot and they find that the villagers won’t share any food. The travelers fill the pot with water, drop a large stone in it, and place it over a fire. One by one, villagers ask … Continue reading Stone Soup Case Database
The Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution at St. John’s School of Law and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) invite you to participate in the ninth annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon, a competition of competence in the dispute resolution field. The triathlon is the first and only competition to include negotiation, mediation, advocacy, … Continue reading 2017 Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon
From GFOI Brian Jarrett: Hello Folks, Our Seventh Annual International Cyber-conference will soon be here. Wednesday April 12 at Noon to 2:30 pm (Pacific time). We expect a very large number of universities and community organizations participating in the conference. Here’s a flyer that you can post at your respective university and/or organization. We have … Continue reading Seventh Annual International Cyber Conference – Wednesday April 12
I am a member of David Hoffman’s huge fan club for the many reasons that the club is so large. One of these reasons is that he uses his caring and deliberate approach to address critically important issues in our field. Despite serious efforts by many people in our field for a long time, we … Continue reading Diversity and Dispute Resolution
You may recall that Art wrote a post describing an excellent blog, Listen Like a Lawyer, curated by Emory Practice Professor Jennifer Romig. This blog focuses on a skill that is critically important for all law students, faculty, and legal professionals. Jennifer would love to have people write short guest blogs coming out of the … Continue reading Would You Like to Write a Guest Blog on Listening for Lawyers?
From SFOI Nancy Welsh: Dear Colleagues, The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution’s Spring Conference is now less than a month away – April 19-22 in San Francisco. Please be sure to register! And consider forwarding this post to any colleagues in your school who may be interested in learning about innovative experiential teaching methods and substantive … Continue reading Come to the Legal Educators’ Colloquium
I love the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution annual conferences. They always put on a wide array of wonderful sessions and it’s a great time to connect with friends, new and old. As I did last year, I am listing some sessions that particularly intrigue me. The following reflects my idiosyncratic tastes and it would … Continue reading ABA Conference Sessions You Might Consider
Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers (ETL) held its fifth annual conference and started with a series of snappy six-minute presentations about various topics in legal education including: ● alumni focus groups and pathway competencies ● Thurgood Marshall Law School’s resource site ● assessing professional identity formation ● building a community of legal professionals ● whether law schools … Continue reading Snappy Talks from the Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference