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
As a girl scout at heart, I like to make new friends and keep the old ones. So I really enjoyed the AALS ADR Section Works-in-Progress Conference originated by Andrea Schneider and hosted this year at Arizona State under the able leadership of Art Hinshaw with assistance by Gabriel Velez and Roselle Wissler. It was … Continue reading What Is the Stone Soup(s) Project Really About?
The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Task Force on Research on Mediator Techniques recently released an excellent report really worth reading. It should be of value to anyone interested in mediation. It also provides useful lessons about what we can learn about ADR from empirical research. Superstar ADR empirical researcher Roselle Wissler is the principal … Continue reading Lessons From the ABA’s Excellent Report on Mediator Techniques
From GFOI Tom Stipanowich: Dispute Resolution Friends, Our colleague and friend Prof. Peter Robinson recently stepped down as Managing Director of the Straus Institute after serving in administrative capacities here for 27 years; since 2006, he and I have functioned as co-directors of the Institute—surely one of the happiest and most fulfilling times in my … Continue reading Big Changes at Pepperdine
As they say, if two people always agree, one of them is unnecessary. It may seem odd that I advocate for more disagreements in a blog named Indisputably. But that’s exactly what I’m doing. Actually, just more good disagreements. Dying Art of Disagreement This post riffs on a column by New York Times columnist Bret Stephens, … Continue reading In Praise of (Good) Disagreements
From WFOI Noam Ebner: Friends, I’d like to share the link to a conversation developing on ADRHub, and invite you to join in. Initially a dialog between Bernie Mayer and Gail Bingham, this interaction is developing into an open conversation around a topic that is of deep concern to many of us. Captioned ‘Conflict Intervention … Continue reading Invitation to Join Conversation About Conflict Engagement in a Divided Nation