This post summarizes a status report on the Stone Soup Dispute Resolution Knowledge Project, describes possible next steps, and invites your input and participation. I encourage you to consider how you might incorporate Stone Soup in your plans for next year. In particular, this post describes choices you might make in using … Continue reading The Stone Soup Project Needs YOU!
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, old and new. As in the past, I am listing some sessions that particularly intrigue me. This reflects my idiosyncratic tastes and it would be a … Continue reading ABA Conference Sessions You Might Enjoy
From GFOI Sharon Press: Dear Colleagues, Like many of you, we are thrilled to see a session added to the program about “living room conversations,” where Section of Dispute Resolution Chair Ben Davis will speak about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of his assassination. We agree with Ben about … Continue reading Contribute to the Asynchronous Resource Share at the ABA Conference
I sometimes get inquiries about acronyms FOI (friend of Indisputably), FOB (friend of the blog), and especially the coveted designation __FOI (___ friend of Indisputably), such as AFOI, BFOI etc. People want to know what the initial letters stand for. The answer is whatever you want them to stand for. For example, I identified Tim … Continue reading Friends
I had the good fortune to be one of Marc Galanter’s students when I was in graduate school. As one of his former students, I was invited to contribute to a symposium honoring his work and I wrote this appreciation of his scholarship. I suspect that many of us in the dispute resolution community aren’t … Continue reading For Pragmatic Romanticism
If so, you have a lot of company. Having reviewed negotiation publications and listened to colleagues, I can confidently assert that most of us grossly misuse the term “BATNA.” This is one of my pet peeves, which drives me crazy – an admittedly short excursion. I discussed this in my top-notch post, BATNA, MLATNA – … Continue reading Do You Use “BATNA” Wrong?
In a separate post, I describe Missouri’s latest annual symposium, “The First Amendment on Campus: Identifying Principles for Best Practices for Managing and Resolving Disputes.” This post provides photos of some folks who you may (or should) know. Click here for a description of my photo album process. Dean Lyrissa Lidsky and Bob Jerry Bob Jerry … Continue reading Photo Album – Missouri Symposium on Disputes About Speech on Campus
As I recently mentioned, Arizona State hosted this year’s wonderful AALS ADR Section Works-in-Progress conference. In addition to hearing what veterans in our field are working on, I was especially impressed by the work of some of our newer colleagues. The conference showcased ASU’s cool new building in downtown Phoenix, where the temperature never got … Continue reading Photo Album – AALS WIP Conference 2017