The ABA recently published The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection by my colleague, Amy Schmitz, and ODR guru, Colin Rule. The Global Pound Conference Blog just published a summary of a chapter in their book. The post outlines a history of challenges in resolving consumer disputes, describes the next … Continue reading Consumer Redress: A Changing Tide?
From Brian Quinn: The AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skills is calling for papers for the 2018 AALS Annual Meeting, in San Diego, CA, about Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting. This call for papers solicits unpublished papers that consider the question of access to the courts in a variety of transactional law and … Continue reading Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting
I generally prefer not to tell people what to do. So perhaps I should reframe the title of this post to “If You Don’t Read Noam’s Masterpiece Right This Minute, You Will Hate Yourself Forever.” I refer to Noam Ebner’s forthcoming article, Negotiation is Changing, which is part of the Tower of Babel symposium. He … Continue reading Drop Everything and Read Noam’s Masterpiece Right Now
Earlier, I posted drafts of the articles from the Missouri’s Tower of Babel symposium last fall. My introductory essay synthesizes insights from the symposium. The following is the conclusion from that essay, without footnotes. Our current negotiation theory needs improvement. As we develop better negotiation theory, we should start by appreciating the valuable work that … Continue reading Moving Negotiation Theory from the Tower of Babel Toward a World of Mutual Understanding
I am pleased to share with you drafts of the articles from Missouri’s symposium last fall, Moving Negotiation Theory from the Tower of Babel Toward a World of Mutual Understanding. Clicking on the titles below will take you to the abstracts with more information about each piece as well as a link to the articles … Continue reading Drafts of Tower of Babel Symposium Articles
I know, I know. This sounds like another one of my dumb questions. Actually, it is surprisingly difficult. Consider the following activities. Kids trading baseball cards, parents promising children ice cream if they finish eating their veggies, large groups of friends ordering dinner at a Chinese restaurant, families planning a vacation, tourists haggling at a … Continue reading What is Negotiation, Anyway?
From FFOI Elayne Greenberg: Dear Friends and Colleagues, About the Mangano Award Given annually through the generosity of esteemed dispute resolution champion Hon. Guy J. Mangano, this $5000 Award honors scholars and practitioners whose published empirical research has furthered the advancement and understanding of the values and skills of dispute resolution. Nomination Criteria You are … Continue reading St. John’s Mangano Award Competition
About ten years ago, Jayanth (Jay) Krishnan (Indiana-Bloomington) invited me to participate in a symposium of former students of Prof. Marc Galanter honoring his great scholarship. I was delighted to accept the invitation because I don’t think that many of our DR colleagues know much about his work and I wanted to introduce it to … Continue reading Case Study on International Dispute Resolution Intervention