Stacie Strong Receives ABA Dispute Resolution Section Scholarship Award

This is a belated announcement of this year’s ABA Dispute Resolution Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work given to Stacie Strong.  She now teaches at the University of Sydney Law School, where she is the co-director of the Sydney Centre for International Law.  In her remarks accepting the award, she generously credited help from colleagues at … Continue reading Stacie Strong Receives ABA Dispute Resolution Section Scholarship Award

Bregant, Robbennolt, and Winship – Perceptions on Settlement

We don’t post a lot of scholarship updates here as there are many better outlets for that, but once and a while something comes out that catches our attention – such as this.  Excellent empiricists Jessica Bregant (Houston), Jennifer Robbennolt (Illinois), and Verity Winship (Illinois) have a very interesting paper up on SSRN titled Perceptions … Continue reading Bregant, Robbennolt, and Winship – Perceptions on Settlement

Longitudinal Study of Changes in Law Student Negotiation Behaviors

Andrea and I – along with a team of 4 non-law faculty researchers – are planning a longitudinal study of changes in negotiation behaviors in law students over the course of their three years.  And we need your help!  We are looking for law faculty partners who would administer the survey instrument at their schools … Continue reading Longitudinal Study of Changes in Law Student Negotiation Behaviors

Evolving New Normals of Social Relationships

The pandemic obviously has changed the way we interact with friends, as described by executive coach Brad Stulberg in his NYT essay, One Part of Your Life You Shouldn’t Optimize. He says that we necessarily went into isolation during the pandemic and that we may need to make a conscious effort to come out of … Continue reading Evolving New Normals of Social Relationships

Santa Clara Law–Stanford Law Conflict Resolution Workshop Presents Lisa Kloppenberg’s New Book on Judge Dorothy Nelson

Santa Clara University Acting President and Santa Clara Law Dean Emerita Lisa Kloppenberg recently published her new book “The Best Beloved Thing is Justice: The Life of Dorothy Wright Nelson” (Oxford University Press). See https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-best-beloved-thing-is-justice-9780197608579?cc=us&lang=en. Judge Nelson blazed a trail for women in the legal profession – becoming one of the first female law professors … Continue reading Santa Clara Law–Stanford Law Conflict Resolution Workshop Presents Lisa Kloppenberg’s New Book on Judge Dorothy Nelson

Making Video History, Revisited

In 2018, I wrote a post, Make Video History, describing my experiences creating videos – especially oral history videos – and encouraging others to do so.  (In those quaint old days, I included a link to zoom, figuring that most people weren’t familiar with it.) In the 1980s, I conducted oral history interviews of my … Continue reading Making Video History, Revisited

ABA June Arbitration Training Institute – Early Bird Deadline is May 4

From Harrie Samaras: The ABA Dispute Resolution Section’s 15th Arbitration Training Institute & Arbitration Practice Development Program scheduled for June 1-3, 2022 will be held at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law.  The early-bird registration deadline is May 4, 2022. Click here for more details and to register. [Click the title to access the … Continue reading ABA June Arbitration Training Institute – Early Bird Deadline is May 4

Evolution of New Normals in Dispute Resolution

On April 1, the Stetson Law Review sponsored an excellent symposium, Is Remote Justice Still Justice?  It featured FOUR (!) Indisputably bloggers (Cynthia Alkon, Sarah Cole, Jill Gross, and Andrea Schneider) as well as Erin Archerd, Deborah Eisenberg, Elayne Greenberg, Nicole lannarone, and Kelly Browe Olson.  Speakers focused on dispute resolution in various contexts including … Continue reading Evolution of New Normals in Dispute Resolution

Call for Submissions for ABA Resource Share – by April 15

From Sharon Press: As you know, the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution will once again host a virtual conference in April and we are pleased to announce that the Resource Share will take place live (online) on Friday, April 29 from 5:00 – 6:00 pm Eastern. For those of you who are new to the … Continue reading Call for Submissions for ABA Resource Share – by April 15

Moffitt Wins Carey Center Award

Michael Moffitt (Oregon) has won the Carey Center’s 2022 Dispute Resolution Advancement Award for his recent article, Settlement Malpractice. Congratulations, Michael! Michael will be speaking about his article at the award ceremony on Monday April 4 at 2pm Eastern. If you’d like to attend remotely, you may register here. Michael’s article is especially relevant given … Continue reading Moffitt Wins Carey Center Award