Tag Archives: recent scholarship

Three New ABA Books Hot Off the Press!

The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution published three books this year that you, your colleagues, and your students might be interested in. Mediating Legal Disputes: Effective Techniques to Resolve Cases, Second Edition, by Dwight Golann. Psychology for Lawyers: Understanding the Human Factors in Negotiation, Litigation, and Decision Making, Second Edition, by Jennifer K. Robbennolt and … Continue reading Three New ABA Books Hot Off the Press!

Peter Coleman’s Outstanding Evidence-Based Work on Reducing Polarization

Peter T. Coleman, professor of psychology and education at Columbia University, an award-winning scholar and a prolific author, recently published his latest book, The Way Out: How to Overcome Toxic Polarization.  He holds a joint appointment at Teachers College and The Earth Institute.  In his spare time, he is the director of the Morton Deutsch … Continue reading Peter Coleman’s Outstanding Evidence-Based Work on Reducing Polarization

AALS Call for Nominations for Best Article of 2020

From EFOI Elayne Greenberg: The AALS Section on ADR is seeking nominations for the annual Section Award for best dispute resolution article published in a law review or other academic journal, in print or online, bearing a 2020 volume date. Which articles qualify for consideration?  The article must be published in a law review or … Continue reading AALS Call for Nominations for Best Article of 2020

Dilyara Nigmatullina’s New Article on Planned Early Dispute Resolution and Technology

Dilyara Nigmatullina just published an article entitled, Planned Early Dispute Resolution Systems and Elements: Experiences and the Promise of Technology, in the Journal of International Dispute Settlement.  She is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Antwerp (Belgium) Faculty of Law, Law Enforcement Research Group. Here’s the abstract: The COVID-19 outbreak has severely impacted global … Continue reading Dilyara Nigmatullina’s New Article on Planned Early Dispute Resolution and Technology

Survey of Early Dispute Resolution Movements and Possible Next Steps

I recently gave a presentation to the ABA SDR’s Early Dispute Resolution Committee and I planned to write a blog post summarizing the presentation.  Well, that post grew into this paper, Survey of Early Dispute Resolution Movements and Possible Next Steps.  I have been studying EDR for 20 years and this overgrown blog post distills … Continue reading Survey of Early Dispute Resolution Movements and Possible Next Steps

Coben & Stienstra’s Fabulous Annotated Bibliography of Empirical Research

There’s too darn much ADR research.  Too darn much if you have any hope of keeping up with it. We are blessed and cursed with an interest in a subject that deals with virtually every aspect of life and is studied in  many different disciplines.  So we are fortunate that Jim Coben and Donna Stienstra … Continue reading Coben & Stienstra’s Fabulous Annotated Bibliography of Empirical Research

2021 Dispute Resolution Advancement Award Winners

From BFOI Elayne Greenberg: Please join me in congratulating the 2021 Dispute Resolution Advancement Award Winners Avital Mentovich, Professor at University of Haifa’s School of Criminology, J.J. Prescott, the Henry King Ransom Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School, and Orna Rabinovich-Einy, Associate Professor on the Law Faculty at the University Haifa … Continue reading 2021 Dispute Resolution Advancement Award Winners

Anna Howard’s New Book Examines Why Businesses Don’t Use Mediation – And Other Issues

Anna Howard‘s new book, EU Cross-Border Commercial Mediation: Listening to Disputants – Changing the Frame; Framing the Changes, provides valuable insights about business disputing.  It reports the findings of her study about mediation of EU cross-border commercial disputes, but the dynamics she describes occur in the US and probably many other countries as well. Anna … Continue reading Anna Howard’s New Book Examines Why Businesses Don’t Use Mediation – And Other Issues

ADR’s Place in Navigating a Polarized Era

In the middle of the impeachment trial last week, I received a Westlaw email with links to the symposium on ADR’s Place in Navigating a Polarized Era, organized by Texas A&M and published in the Ohio State Journal of Dispute Resolution. The symposium could not be more timely and is well worth reading (though the … Continue reading ADR’s Place in Navigating a Polarized Era

Get Yer ODR News Here

ODR and Mediation Chapter Noam Ebner and Daniel Rainey published a chapter entitled ODR and Mediation in the second edition of Online Dispute Resolution: Theory and Practice.  Here’s the abstract: Online mediation had been spreading rapidly as a mode of practice, even before the entire profession shifted online during the COVID-19 era. In this chapter, … Continue reading Get Yer ODR News Here