All posts by Art Hinshaw

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

Upcoming Conference, Settlement in the 21st Century – April 1st

FOI Jennifer Robbenolt (lllinois) forwarded information about an upcoming conference (Friday April 1st at 8am CT) – Settlement in the 21st Century.  Register here; blurb and speakers below. Most legal disputes are resolved by agreement, making the study of settlement a critically important project. Organized by faculty at the University of Illinois College of Law, … Continue reading Upcoming Conference, Settlement in the 21st Century – April 1st

Deborah Tannen to Deliver the Meyerson Lecture at Arizona State – March 31st

Arizona State is excited to announce that Deborah Tannen, author of the classic book The Argument Culture,  will be delivering this year’s Meyerson Lecture.  The lecture will be online Thursday evening March 31st at 5:30pm PT / 8:30pm ET.  Register here and a blurb about the lecture is below. The Argument Culture: Why We Must … Continue reading Deborah Tannen to Deliver the Meyerson Lecture at Arizona State – March 31st

The City of St. Louis’ Lawsuit Against the NFL Resolves in Mediation

In the biggest civil case you haven’t heard much about, the City of St. Louis (along with other public entities) and the NFL settled the litigation surrounding the Rams’ move to Los Angeles.  The case settled for $790 million, but the NFL was reportedly readying itself to pay up to $1 billion and maybe even … Continue reading The City of St. Louis’ Lawsuit Against the NFL Resolves in Mediation

UC Hastings seeks Professor and Director of the Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

All-around good person Sheila Purcell announced via the listserv her retirement and another great ADR job opportunity. The University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco is conducting an open-rank search to hire one lateral tenured or tenure-track faculty member to begin July 1, 2022. The ideal candidate will be a productive … Continue reading UC Hastings seeks Professor and Director of the Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

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?