All posts by Art Hinshaw

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?

Guerin Receives Top ADR Award from the Maryland State Bar Association

Toby Guerin (Maryland) recently won the Chief Judge Robert M. Bell Award for Outstanding Contribution to Alternative Dispute Resolution in Maryland, the Maryland State Bar ADR Section’s the highest honor.  As many of you know, Judge Bell was a leader in the use of ADR in the Maryland judiciary, schools, government, and communities during his … Continue reading Guerin Receives Top ADR Award from the Maryland State Bar Association

Invitation to Host ABA Arbitration Regional Competition

Thanks to GFOI Maureen Weston (Pepperdine) for sending along this note about the ABA’s Arbitration Competition The ABA Law Student Division is looking for schools to host an Arbitration Regional Competition this fall! The ABA has decided that the 2021-2022 Arbitration Competition will be remote. This includes nationals. The ABA will waive the entry fee … Continue reading Invitation to Host ABA Arbitration Regional Competition

Now in Print – Discussions in Dispute Resolution: The Foundational Articles 

I am thrilled to announce that Discussions in Dispute Resolution: The Foundational Articles (available here – for 30% off use this discount code – ALAUTHC4) has been published with several people having reported receiving their copies.  Andrea, Sarah, and I couldn’t be happier to see it in print. For those of you who are not … Continue reading Now in Print – Discussions in Dispute Resolution: The Foundational Articles 

Maryland Carey Law hiring staff attorney-mediator

From the list serv – The Center for Dispute Resolution at Maryland Carey Law (C-DRUM) is hiring a staff attorney-mediator to support the mediation clinic and some of C-DRUM’s broader initiatives. Applications are due by May 27 and must be submitted within the University of Maryland, Baltimore system. A direct link to the position description … Continue reading Maryland Carey Law hiring staff attorney-mediator

Conflict Resolution Professionals as Politicians – Gary Friedman’s Experience

Have you ever thought about how different things would be if high level conflict resolution professionals were more involved in politics?  Have you ever thought about what you would do if you were in the political world?  If so, you’ll be interested in this piece in Politico that chronicles Gary Friedman’s dip into the waters … Continue reading Conflict Resolution Professionals as Politicians – Gary Friedman’s Experience