All posts by Sarah Cole

Link for Ohio State Symposium on the Role of ADR in Disputes Involving Gender-Based Violence

Our Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution hosted a terrific online symposium titled, “A Conversation about the Role of ADR in Resolving Issues of Gender-Based Violence.” Over 300 people were in attendance for most of the day. If you’d like to watch any of the proceedings, here are the links: Morning panel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-ZP2VRejSw&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=TheOhioStateUniversityMoritzCollegeofLaw Afternoon panel: … Continue reading Link for Ohio State Symposium on the Role of ADR in Disputes Involving Gender-Based Violence

Tools for Difficult Post-Election Conversations

Bill Froehlich (deputy director of Ohio State’s Divided Community Project) asked me to share this post… Ohio State’s Divided Community Project was privileged to develop Ohio State’s Education for Citizenship Post-Election Dialogue Series in partnership with Ohio State President Kristina M. Johnson. We just completed the first two events in this series: 1. “Unpacking the … Continue reading Tools for Difficult Post-Election Conversations

“America’s Peacemakers” – A Book Launch Celebration – November 12

Join Moritz’s Program on Dispute Resolution and the Divided Community Project, along with the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program, the Stanford Law School Gould Center for Conflict Resolution, and Menlo College, to celebrate the launch of America’s Peacemakers: The Community Relations Service and Civil Rights. The original edition – titled Resolving Racial Conflict: The … Continue reading “America’s Peacemakers” – A Book Launch Celebration – November 12

OSU’s JDR to focus on intersection of ADR and Gender-Based Violence at Nov. 13 Symposium

The editors of The Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution asked that I share this announcement. I hope to see you on November 13! The Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution is hosting a virtual symposium titled, A Conversation on the Role of ADR in Resolving Issues of Gender-Based Violence. The event will take place … Continue reading OSU’s JDR to focus on intersection of ADR and Gender-Based Violence at Nov. 13 Symposium

Alyson Carrel to Deliver Moritz’s 2020 Lawrence Lecture – Virtually

On Tuesday September 22, 2020 (beginning at 12:10 eastern), Alyson Carrel will deliver The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law’s 2020 Lawrence Lecture on Dispute Resolution: “Reimagining Negotiation for the 21st Century.” Here is the description from OSU’s website. The current pandemics have forced the ADR field (and the world) to embrace the growing … Continue reading Alyson Carrel to Deliver Moritz’s 2020 Lawrence Lecture – Virtually

Rick Bales, FOI, on Online Labor Arbitration

My friend and colleague Rick Bales posted the following on Workplaceprof Blog: The Current Status of [Online?] Labor Arbitration In March 2020, many states imposed stay-at-home orders because of the covid-19 pandemic. Most labor arbitration hearings were postponed. However, as it became clear that the pandemic would not be going away quickly, arbitrators and parties … Continue reading Rick Bales, FOI, on Online Labor Arbitration

Book Review: A Must Read and a Fun Read — Mediation and Popular Culture by Professor Jennifer L. Schulz

I was fortunate to have the opportunity to review a very recent publication, Mediation and Popular Culture, by Professor Jennifer L. Schulz (Routledge 2020), available at: https://www.routledge.com/Mediation–Popular-Culture-1st-Edition/Schulz/p/book/9780367181055. As a dispute resolution professor who teaches students fascinated by popular culture, I am always on the lookout for opportunities to connect my world with the world my … Continue reading Book Review: A Must Read and a Fun Read — Mediation and Popular Culture by Professor Jennifer L. Schulz

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