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ABA Dispute Resolution Tech Expo – Sept. 14-18

From the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution: The Section will sponsor the ABA Dispute Resolution Tech Expo on September 14-18. Working virtually is our new normal, but now what?  Besides Zoom, what other tools are out there to make working online easier?  Look no further than the ABA Dispute Resolution Tech Expo.  Tailored to the … Continue reading ABA Dispute Resolution Tech Expo – Sept. 14-18

Lots of Educational Programs

There are a lot of continuing professional educational programs coming up and here are the ones I have heard about lately. ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Conference For readers of this blog, the biggie is the virtual conference of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution all next week.  Be there or be square. The Section … Continue reading Lots of Educational Programs

Toby Guerin’s Negotiation Exercise

From TFOI Toby Guerin: I thought that I would share an exercise which we posted this week through the Workplace Mediation Service at University of Maryland, Baltimore.  It can be easily adapted for classes and other environments. Several years ago Andrea Schneider and others wrote an article, “Cooking Up a Deal: Negotiation Recipes for Success.”  … Continue reading Toby Guerin’s Negotiation Exercise

Dear Committee Members

The coronavirus has disrupted the lives of almost everyone on earth.  People are stopping much of our daily routines and canceling travel plans, large and small.  Practically every sector of society is adjusting, with many canceling activities.  As people’s time opens up, our options for spending time are drying up.  March Madness and other sporting … Continue reading Dear Committee Members

Send Your Resources for the ABA LEC Resource Share

From SFOI Sharon Press: Greetings everyone! The Legal Educators’ Colloquium and the Legal Educators’ Resource Share at the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Conference in New Orleans is less than 7 weeks away so it is time to send in what you want to share. This year’s event will take place on Friday, April 24 … Continue reading Send Your Resources for the ABA LEC Resource Share

Readings and Resources for Teaching

Now as an annual tradition, here’s a reminder of some of my favorite things you might require or recommend that students read as you gear up for the new year. My short “Letter to Kelly” provides advice for new 1Ls.  If you teach a 1L course, you might assign it even though it doesn’t focus … Continue reading Readings and Resources for Teaching

Another Year’s Wonderful Resource Share

From TGFOI Sharon Press and Bobbi McAdoo:       Dear Colleagues, It is with great pleasure that Bobbi and I (finally) post the 2019 Legal Resources Share.  The document has gotten so large and chock-filled with great ideas that we added this year, we split it into 2 documents: one containing the ideas and … Continue reading Another Year’s Wonderful Resource Share

The ABA DR Section is now accepting program proposals for New Orleans

From Melissa Buckley at the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution: The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution is now accepting proposals for programs for the 2020 Spring Conference in New Orleans on April 22-25, 2020. Program proposals must be submitted by Monday, September 2nd at 5 pm ET. The 2020 conference will be an excellent opportunity … Continue reading The ABA DR Section is now accepting program proposals for New Orleans

Debra Berman’s Fantastic Offer to Host an Inter-School Negotiation Exercise

FFOI Debra Berman offers to organize a fabulous practical DR Skills exercise that goes beyond the classroom and normal competitions.  She writes: In recent times of declining class sizes, shrinking budgets, and extra focus on the bar exam, practical ADR skills training may not receive the attention it deserves.  Students may leave law school without … Continue reading Debra Berman’s Fantastic Offer to Host an Inter-School Negotiation Exercise

Be There or Be Square

Do you care about the future of ADR in legal education? If so, you will want to be at Peppedine on June 18-19 for Appreciating Our Legacy and Engaging the Future: An International Conference for Dispute ResolutionTeachers, Scholars, and Leaders. This landmark conference for full-time faculty and current adjunct instructors will bring together leading dispute … Continue reading Be There or Be Square