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Study of ODR in Family Cases with Positive Results

From Donna Shestowsky: Parties who used online dispute resolution (ODR) for child custody, parenting time or child support matters in Ottawa County, Michigan, were more likely to reach agreement and to rate their experience highly as those who were offered ODR but didn’t use it, a new study by UC Davis Professor of Law Donna Shestowsky … Continue reading Study of ODR in Family Cases with Positive Results

Heidi Brown’s Books Promoting Flourishing and Effective Practitioners

The ABA has published three books by Brooklyn Law Professor and Director of Legal Writing Heidi K. Brown to help law students and lawyers improve their well-being and function optimally. It just released The Flourishing Lawyer: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Performance and Well-Being (2022).  She previously published The Introverted Lawyer: A Seven-Step Journey Toward Authentically … Continue reading Heidi Brown’s Books Promoting Flourishing and Effective Practitioners

Stacie Strong Receives ABA Dispute Resolution Section Scholarship Award

This is a belated announcement of this year’s ABA Dispute Resolution Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work given to Stacie Strong.  She now teaches at the University of Sydney Law School, where she is the co-director of the Sydney Centre for International Law.  In her remarks accepting the award, she generously credited help from colleagues at … Continue reading Stacie Strong Receives ABA Dispute Resolution Section Scholarship Award

Evolution of New Normals in Dispute Resolution

On April 1, the Stetson Law Review sponsored an excellent symposium, Is Remote Justice Still Justice?  It featured FOUR (!) Indisputably bloggers (Cynthia Alkon, Sarah Cole, Jill Gross, and Andrea Schneider) as well as Erin Archerd, Deborah Eisenberg, Elayne Greenberg, Nicole lannarone, and Kelly Browe Olson.  Speakers focused on dispute resolution in various contexts including … Continue reading Evolution of New Normals in Dispute Resolution

George Siedel’s Book on Pedagogy

Michigan Business School Emeritus Professor George Siedel recently published a book you might want to read – Seven Essentials for Business Success: Lessons from Legendary Professors.  Although it focuses on teaching in business schools, it provides insights relevant to pedagogy in higher education more generally. The book takes readers into the classrooms of award-winning professors … Continue reading George Siedel’s Book on Pedagogy

Short Pieces You Might Want to Read

Peter Reilly’s call for updates on our scholarship prompted me to create the following lists of short articles and blog posts I wrote this year.  You might want to read some or see if any would fit into your syllabi as required or recommended readings addressing your teaching goals. The following pieces focus directly on … Continue reading Short Pieces You Might Want to Read

Call for Nominations for 2022 Dispute Resolution Advancement Award

From Elayne Greenberg: About the Dispute Resolution Advancement Award Given annually through the Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution at St. John’s Law, this $5000 Award honors scholars and practitioners whose published empirical research has furthered the advancement and understanding of the values and skills of dispute resolution. Nomination Criteria You are invited to … Continue reading Call for Nominations for 2022 Dispute Resolution Advancement Award

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