Appreciation of Doug Frenkel and Jim Stark

Jim Stark and Doug Frenkel just became scholars-in-residence with the International Academy of Mediators, following in the footsteps of Hal Abramson, Lela Love, and Dwight Golann. I have appreciated Doug and Jim’s work – actually of all the SiRs – and this post describes some of the things I appreciate about it.  It also includes … Continue reading Appreciation of Doug Frenkel and Jim Stark

Reading the CPR Outstanding Article from Moritz Authors Nancy Rogers, Bill Froehlich and Josh Stulberg

Thanks to John Lande for posting the winners of this year’s CPR Awards. We are very proud of Bill, Nancy and Josh, whose wonderful work on our Divided Community Project led to the writing of the winning professional article. I encourage you to read it in our Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution. Here is … Continue reading Reading the CPR Outstanding Article from Moritz Authors Nancy Rogers, Bill Froehlich and Josh Stulberg

CPR Awards

The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) announced the following recipients of its 2021 Awards for contributions to ADR at a virtual ceremony on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, as part of CPR’s Annual Meeting. Outstanding Contribution to Diversity in ADR: Gail Wright, Esq. Outstanding Book in the Field of ADR: America’s Peacemakers: The … Continue reading CPR Awards

Creighton Symposium on ADR in Business – February 26

From FFOI Rachel Goedken: On Friday, Feb. 26, from noon to 5:00pm CT, the Creighton University School of Law will be hosting its annual Law Review Symposium virtually. This year’s topic is Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Business Setting and will celebrate the 15-year anniversary of the Werner Institute. This outstanding program combines the latest … Continue reading Creighton Symposium on ADR in Business – February 26

Works-in-Progress Consortium Presentations – January 29

The Center on Dispute Resolution at the Quinnipiac School of Law will launch the “Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress Consortium,” a new virtual speaker series, on Friday, Jan. 29, from 3-4:30 p.m. The audience for these virtual workshops will include not only dispute resolution law faculty and experienced dispute resolution practitioners, but also faculty and students interested … Continue reading Works-in-Progress Consortium Presentations – January 29

Arbitration Scholars — What Do You Think? Biden Approach to Arbitration

I know many of us expected changes to arbitration in 2016 — well, those changes were delayed — will they happen now? Curious what our readers think about the following two prospects — feel free to comment below or e-mail me: Elimination of mandatory pre-dispute arbitration. Having regained control of the Senate, Congressional Democrats are … Continue reading Arbitration Scholars — What Do You Think? Biden Approach to Arbitration

Strong – Legal Reasoning Across Commercial Disputes: Comparing Judicial and Arbitral Analyses

You know that Stacie Strong is one of the most prolific authors in the field and that she is now in Australia.  You may not know, however, that she has a great new book giving the results of a huge empirical project, an in-depth analyses across the judicial-arbitral, national-international and common law-civil law divides, using … Continue reading Strong – Legal Reasoning Across Commercial Disputes: Comparing Judicial and Arbitral Analyses

Reynolds on the Listening Dilemma

Just following up on a previous post: My new article, “Talking About Abortion (Listening Optional),” published in the Texas A&M Law Review, is now available on SSRN. Abstract: Whether we can expect others to listen—and whether we choose to listen to others—have become central challenges in handling conflicts around polarized and high-profile political matters. For … Continue reading Reynolds on the Listening Dilemma

Merging Mediation Models – And Other Lessons

Imagine that you just stared into the neuralyzer in Men in Black.  It wiped out all your memory of the traditional bundled of models of mediation and negotiation.  You know – facilitative and evaluative mediation, interest-based and positional negotiation, etc. etc.  The neuralyzer also vaporized all references to them in texts and teaching materials. You’re … Continue reading Merging Mediation Models – And Other Lessons