Tag Archives: access to justice

ADR and Access to Justice

This post is by Jackie Nolan-Haley, Fordham Law School, written shortly after the Past-and-Future conference. Four days have passed since the “Appreciating Our Legacy and Engaging the Future” conference at Pepperdine School of Law and I am still inspired by so much of what I heard from so many excellent speakers.  I hope that there … Continue reading ADR and Access to Justice

Studying What DR Practitioners Actually Do

At the Past-and-Future Conference last month, I was on a program with Doug Frenkel, Michaela Keet, and Donna Stienstra entitled, “Research and Scholarship with a Real-World Focus:  Studying What Practitioners Actually Do.”  This program followed one on research terminology and methodology, described in this post. This program was in a conversational format, framed around several … Continue reading Studying What DR Practitioners Actually Do

Achieving Access to Justice Through ADR: Fact or Fiction?

On November 1, the Fordham Law Review, in conjunction with the Conflict Resolution and ADR Program and National Center for Access to Justice at Fordham Law School will present a program entitled “Achieving Access to Justice Through ADR:  Fact or Fiction?” ADR is enthusiastically promoted as a vehicle for providing access to justice.  For parties, there … Continue reading Achieving Access to Justice Through ADR: Fact or Fiction?

World Justice Challenge 2019: Access to Justice Solutions

From my colleague, Amy Schmitz: The World Justice Challenge 2019: Access to Justice Solutions is a competition to identify, recognize, and promote good practices and successful solutions to improve access to justice. All entries must be received by 8 February 2019. World Justice Challenge finalists will present their work at the World Justice Forum VI “Realizing Justice … Continue reading World Justice Challenge 2019: Access to Justice Solutions

Stone Soup in Canada

Last month, Michaela Keet (Saskatchewan), Martha Simmons (Osgoode Hall), Gemma Smyth (Windsor), and I gave a presentation about the Stone Soup Project at the joint annual conference of the Association for Canadian Clinical Legal Education (ACCLE) and Canadian Association of Law Teachers (CALT). You can click on the following powerpoint to get an overview of … Continue reading Stone Soup in Canada

Call for Proposals for ABA Conference

The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution is calling for proposals for the 2019 Spring Conference.  The theme is “Shining the Light on Parties: Enhancing the Experience of ADR Users.” The 2019 Annual Spring Conference will be held on April 10-13, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Here is a brief sketch of … Continue reading Call for Proposals for ABA Conference

Stone Soup Assessment:  Gemma Smyth’s Access to Justice Course

Gemma Smyth is the Externship Program Director for the University of Windsor Faculty of Law, in Canada, which has a long tradition of focusing on access to justice.  Windsor is so committed to this mission that it requires all students to take an Access to Justice course in their first semester. Gemma is one of … Continue reading Stone Soup Assessment:  Gemma Smyth’s Access to Justice Course