All posts by Sarah Cole

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

Congressional Policymaking with an Emphasis on Legislative Negotiation Fellowship

An interesting new opportunity, courtesy of Peter Reilly. Applications are due by June 15, 2020. The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress is pleased to announce a new Fellowship in Congressional Policymaking with an emphasis on legislative negotiation open to legal, social science, and humanities scholars. If you know of an emerging … Continue reading Congressional Policymaking with an Emphasis on Legislative Negotiation Fellowship

Issuance of Title IX Rules Governing Educational Institutions

The Department of Education today issued the long-awaited rules governing the administration of Title IX in universities and K-12. According to the press release, the “key provisions” of the Department of Education’s new Title IX regulation are: Defines sexual harassment to include sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking, as unlawful discrimination on the … Continue reading Issuance of Title IX Rules Governing Educational Institutions

Reflections on Campus Collaboration and Virtual Tools

On April 24 Divided Community Project (DCP) Deputy Director Bill Froehlich and Steering Committee Chair Grande Lum joined HNMCP’s Neil McGaraghan and Kyle Strickland (from the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity) to record a webinar session for the ABA’s virtual conference. Bill shares a few reflections on the session which focus … Continue reading Reflections on Campus Collaboration and Virtual Tools

Professor Catherine Rogers to give 2020 Schwartz Lecture at Ohio State

Penn State Law Professor Catherine Rogers will deliver the Moritz College of Law at Ohio State University’s 2020 Schwartz Lecture. Her lecture is entitled “The Key to the Diversity Paradox in International Arbitration,” and will take place on Tuesday February 4 in Moritz’s Saxbe Auditorium. Please join us if you are in the area! A … Continue reading Professor Catherine Rogers to give 2020 Schwartz Lecture at Ohio State

Lainey Feingold to Deliver OSU’s 2019 Lawrence Lecture

On Tuesday September 10, 2019, Lainey Feingold will deliver The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law’s 2019 Lawrence Lecture on Dispute Resolution: Forget the Shark and be a Dolphin: Advancing client rights and interests with collaborative negotiating tools. Here is the description from OSU’s website. Lainey will share the tools and strategies that have … Continue reading Lainey Feingold to Deliver OSU’s 2019 Lawrence Lecture

Identifying Questions for the Future of the Field

Steve Goldberg, Nancy Rogers, and I recently finished the Seventh Edition of Dispute Resolution: Negotiation, Mediation, Arbitration and Other Processes. In the course of our revision, we identified several questions that we thought may have significance in the dispute resolution field. Please take a look and, if you are inspired to write a response, please … Continue reading Identifying Questions for the Future of the Field

Moritz College of Law Seeks Dispute Resolution Professor

I encourage those interested in teaching dispute resolution to apply for a tenure-track teaching position at Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University. Please pass this announcement along to those who are not reading our blog who you believe might be interested. Questions? Please contact Professor Sarah Cole or Professor Ellen Deason (cole.228@osu.edu and deason.2@osu.edu). … Continue reading Moritz College of Law Seeks Dispute Resolution Professor

Supreme Court Decides Lamps Plus v. Varela: No Surprises Here

Today, the Supreme Court somewhat expanded its view that silent arbitration agreements that make no mention of class proceedings, cannot be interpreted as permitting class actions in arbitration. In Lamps Plus Inc. v. Varela, the Court reversed a Ninth Circuit decision holding that an ambiguous agreement can be interpreted to permit a class arbitration. Accepting … Continue reading Supreme Court Decides Lamps Plus v. Varela: No Surprises Here

Windsor’s Julie Macfarlane to deliver Moritz’s 2019 Schwartz Lecture on Dispute Resolution

Titled “Pass-the-Trash”: How Universities Use Non-Disclosure Agreements to Protect Sexual Predators, Macfarlane will deliver Ohio State’s 2019 Schwartz Lecture on Dispute Resolution on Wednesday March 20 in Moritz’s Saxbe Auditorium. Use this link to register, go.osu.edu/schwartz2019. A description of Macfarlane’s lecture follows: The use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in cases involving termination for sexual misconduct … Continue reading Windsor’s Julie Macfarlane to deliver Moritz’s 2019 Schwartz Lecture on Dispute Resolution