Dispute Resolution Faculty among the Top 10 Cited faculty at the 68 Most Cited Law Schools (updated)

Yesterday TaxProf blog posted the 68 Most-Cited Law Faculties according to the Sisk, Catlin, Anderson, and Gunderson study titled Scholarly Impact of Law School Faculties in 2021. According to the list, here are the DR faculty among the top 10 most-cited faculty the top 68 most-cited law schools: 6. Stanford – D. Hensler 9. Vanderbilt … Continue reading Dispute Resolution Faculty among the Top 10 Cited faculty at the 68 Most Cited Law Schools (updated)

Interested in a Law Faculty Position and Don’t Know How to Get There?

Law professors regularly are asked how does one become a law prof?  It’s a good question, and one that almost all of us asked when we were in your shoes.  If you are interested in the answer or simply curious,  the Transforming the Legal Academy online conference is for you.  And if you’re not sure, … Continue reading Interested in a Law Faculty Position and Don’t Know How to Get There?

Canaries in the Litigation Coal Mine

Early coal mines didn’t have good ventilation, and miners were at risk from dangerous gases in the mines.  So miners would bring canaries into the mines because they were sensitive to the gases and provided a warning of danger.  The canaries would sing until they died from the gases.  When they stopped singing, miners knew … Continue reading Canaries in the Litigation Coal Mine

The Role of Law in Legal Disputes

Law school teaches students that law is a seamless web of rules emanating from authorities like statutes and cases which they must memorize and finely parse in hypothetical cases. In real life, practitioners generally think of law in terms of Oliver Wendell Holmes’s famous definition:  “prophecies of what the courts will do in fact.” Of … Continue reading The Role of Law in Legal Disputes

ALEXANDRA CARTER TO DELIVER MORITZ’S 2021 LAWRENCE LECTURE

On Monday September 13, 2021 (beginning at 12:10 eastern), Alexandra Carter will deliver The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law’s 2021 Lawrence Lecture on Dispute Resolution: “Ask for More.” Here is the description from OSU’s website. Negotiation is not a zero-sum game. It’s an essential skill for your career that can also improve your … Continue reading ALEXANDRA CARTER TO DELIVER MORITZ’S 2021 LAWRENCE LECTURE

Missouri is Hiring Entry-Level or Lateral Faculty

From my colleague, Ilhyung Lee, Director of Missouri’s Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution: The University of Missouri School of Law invites applications for one full-time tenure-track or tenured position.  Senior lateral candidates should have a national reputation for distinguished scholarship and a record of excellence in teaching.  Entry-level and junior lateral candidates should … Continue reading Missouri is Hiring Entry-Level or Lateral Faculty

More on Gary Friedman’s Not-So-Excellent Adventure in Politics

The Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York and the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in the City University of New York recently hosted an interesting breakfast roundtable featuring Gary Friedman, discussing his unfortunate tenure as a local elected government official.  You may recall that this was the subject of a series of … Continue reading More on Gary Friedman’s Not-So-Excellent Adventure in Politics

Colorado Hiring in ADR

I’ve been asked by Sharon Jacobs to post the following announcement by Colorado who tells me they are especially interested in those teaching ADR/negotiation/mediation: Hiring Announcement: University of Colorado Law School The University of Colorado Law School invites applications from entry-level and lateral candidates for one or more full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty positions to … Continue reading Colorado Hiring in ADR

New Dispute Boards Rules from CRCICA

The Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) has recently announced the launch of its new Dispute Board Rules.  In doing so, it joins a relatively small and rarefied group of international institutions and arbitration centers that currently have such rules.  CRCICA has been working on drafting the Rules since about 2019 in consultation … Continue reading New Dispute Boards Rules from CRCICA

New Survey on Costs and Disputes Funding in Africa

The Africa Arbitration Academy (AAA) and The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) have launched a Survey on Costs and Disputes Funding to understand from the perspectives of users of litigation and arbitration in Africa. This is a significant effort to gather important empirical data about the costs of dispute resolution in Africa, which will help … Continue reading New Survey on Costs and Disputes Funding in Africa