Tag Archives: history of dispute resolution

A History Lesson in Negotiation

When relevant to DR issues, I have noted things in our political life such as President Obama’s lectures on listening and compromise, Republican nominee Donald J. Trump’s book, The Art of the Deal, and the applicability of an arbitration clause in Gretchen Carlson’s suit against former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes. In her acceptance speech … Continue reading A History Lesson in Negotiation

Pomerantz and DR Section on Consumer Arbitration

My friend, Lisa Renee Pomerantz, a New York lawyer and neutral, wrote an article on consumer arbitration in ACResolution that you might want to check out.  It chronicles a history of efforts to regulate and improve consumer arbitration, leading up to the recent study and proposed rules issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  It … Continue reading Pomerantz and DR Section on Consumer Arbitration

Student Writing Competition on History of DR – Deadline: Nov. 9

An announcement from my colleague, S.I. Strong: Dear all I’m pleased to announce that a student writing competition is being organized in conjunction with the annual symposium convened by the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution at the University of Missouri School of Law.  This year’s symposium is convened by Prof. Carli Conklin and … Continue reading Student Writing Competition on History of DR – Deadline: Nov. 9

Dispute Resolution Systems and the Future of Our Field

First, I suggested that trials should be considered as part of (A)DR. Now, my school publishes a symposium on judicial education in our Journal of Dispute Resolution. You might understandably wonder if we have lost our freaking minds. I submit not.  Rather, I think that this reflects an evolution of our goals and how we … Continue reading Dispute Resolution Systems and the Future of Our Field

Missouri Scholarship Booklet

Tis the season of the US News tournament, when our mailboxes fill with literature touting the achievements of law schools far and wide.  Most of us think that this “game” is seriously flawed and wish our schools didn’t have play the game, but we generally feel compelled to do so because of the significant consequences. … Continue reading Missouri Scholarship Booklet

Call for Proposals: Works-in-Progress Conference on History of Dispute Resolution

Here’s an announcement from my colleague, Carli Conklin. Greetings, colleagues! The Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution and the University of Missouri School of Law are hosting a Works-in-Progress Conference on the History of Dispute Resolution, to accompany our November 13, 2015 symposium on arbitration history.  We’d love to have you take part!  For … Continue reading Call for Proposals: Works-in-Progress Conference on History of Dispute Resolution