Reminder – Calling All Syllabi – By June 1

We are very fortunate to belong to a very generous community of law school colleagues who teach dispute resolution. One reflection of colleagues’ generosity is our freely sharing resources with each other.  My law school has hosted the Dispute Resolution Resources in Legal Education (DRLE) website to facilitate this sharing.  In particular, we have collected … Continue reading Reminder – Calling All Syllabi – By June 1

More on Legislative Negotiation from the Kennedy School at Harvard

This morning I received the following information about useful materials on legislative negotiation from Jane Mansbridge, Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Harvard Kennedy School: In this moment of great uncertainty regarding the Covid-19 virus and the difficulties of producing legislation in the divided political settings of Congress and many of the state … Continue reading More on Legislative Negotiation from the Kennedy School at Harvard

Congressional Policymaking with an Emphasis on Legislative Negotiation Fellowship

An interesting new opportunity, courtesy of Peter Reilly. Applications are due by June 15, 2020. The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress is pleased to announce a new Fellowship in Congressional Policymaking with an emphasis on legislative negotiation open to legal, social science, and humanities scholars. If you know of an emerging … Continue reading Congressional Policymaking with an Emphasis on Legislative Negotiation Fellowship

Lots of Educational Programs

There are a lot of continuing professional educational programs coming up and here are the ones I have heard about lately. ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Conference For readers of this blog, the biggie is the virtual conference of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution all next week.  Be there or be square. The Section … Continue reading Lots of Educational Programs

NYLS Wednesday Lunch Conversations

From F. Peter Phillips: New York Law School’s ADR Skills Program invites you to join… THE WEDNESDAY LUNCH SERIES: CONVERSATIONS in CONFLICT RESOLUTION Beginning May 20 and for every two weeks thereafter, New York Law School will offer informal and provocative conversations with interesting leaders in the field of conflict avoidance, management and resolution.  All … Continue reading NYLS Wednesday Lunch Conversations

Extensive ODR Bibliography

From Leah Wing: Dear Colleagues, The National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution is happy to announce the unveiling of a newly updated extensive Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) bibliography which is available on our website and here. It is wonderful to see so many new partners from the courts, alternative dispute resolution, and many other … Continue reading Extensive ODR Bibliography

Issuance of Title IX Rules Governing Educational Institutions

The Department of Education today issued the long-awaited rules governing the administration of Title IX in universities and K-12. According to the press release, the “key provisions” of the Department of Education’s new Title IX regulation are: Defines sexual harassment to include sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking, as unlawful discrimination on the … Continue reading Issuance of Title IX Rules Governing Educational Institutions

Trump & Negotiation Skills Redux

In what seems like a decade ago (but was only early March), the ever talented Liz Tippett interviewed me for her brilliant Oregon Law Lab (in person!) about Trump’s Art of the Deal.  Spoiler alert:  We conclude that the book should best be read as a handbook for how to deal with lying…  Enjoy!