All posts by Art Hinshaw

Appreciating Our Legacy and Engaging the Future – Pepperdine School of Law, June 18 and 19

We want you to remind about an important and highly interactive international dispute resolution conference taking place on June 18-19, 2019 in Malibu, California. The conference is entitled “Appreciating Our Legacy and Engaging the Future.” It is particularly designed for dispute resolution practitioners, faculty, and leaders to address current issues and to learn from each … Continue reading Appreciating Our Legacy and Engaging the Future – Pepperdine School of Law, June 18 and 19

Cohen on Restorative Justice and Moral Neoliberalism

Amy Cohen (Ohio State), a talented polymath, shared with us the following discussion, first appearing on the Law and Political Economy blog, about how restorative justice is being adopted by penal system reformers on both sides of the political divide.  She was kind enough to send it our way for cross-posting. Today, groups of left … Continue reading Cohen on Restorative Justice and Moral Neoliberalism

Committee on Mediator Ethical Guidance seeks queries

One of the my professional service activities is to be a member of the Committee on Mediator Ethical Guidance, which issues advisory opinions on mediation ethics issues using the Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators.  The Committee always seeks queries on ethical matters, but with the problems surrounding the ABA’s new web site a formal … Continue reading Committee on Mediator Ethical Guidance seeks queries

The 2020 USNews Dispute Resolution Rankings

Today the USNews rankings of law schools and law school specialty programs were “leaked.”  That means they were distributed to law school deans to prepare their publicity statements, to trumpet the good and explain the bad.  And the specialty rankings were tabulated differently this year, requiring voters to rate every school for which they had … Continue reading The 2020 USNews Dispute Resolution Rankings

Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Conference – Wrap Up

Below is a wrap up of the recently held Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Conference at Arizona State.   It was a great conference, and I hope that you find this information enlightening.  And note that we regularly post conference highlights on this web page, so feel free to send a write up to one of the … Continue reading Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Conference – Wrap Up

2018 Mangano Dispute Resolution Advancement Award

FOI Elayne Greenberg  (St. John’s) has been gently reminding us of the Mangano Award given by St.John’s every other year to “honor scholars and practitioners whose empirical work furthers the advancement and understanding of the values and skills of dispute resolution.”  This is a major award, and it comes with a $5,000 prize !  Applications … Continue reading 2018 Mangano Dispute Resolution Advancement Award