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2020 CPR Awards

On February 28, the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) presented its awards for 2020.  The award ceremony was part of CPR’s annual meeting, in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Award for Outstanding Professional Article recognizes articles published by academics and other professionals that advance understanding in the field of ADR.  It was presented … Continue reading 2020 CPR Awards

April 20 Deadline for NTR Teaching and Research Grants

From OFOI Donna Shestowsky: Negotiation and Team Resources’s (NTR) grants program promotes the cross-fertilization of research and the development of new teaching materials and expertise in the area of negotiation and conflict management.  Grants will be awarded by June 15, 2020.  Grants are unrestricted funds (exception salary and hardware) and may range from a maximum … Continue reading April 20 Deadline for NTR Teaching and Research Grants

Verity Winship and Jennifer K. Robbennolt Named Winners of the 2020 Mangano Award

From EFOI Elayne Greenberg: Verity Winship, a Professor of Law at the University of Illinois, and Jennifer K. Robbennolt, an Alice Curtis Campbell Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at the University of Illinois, will receive the Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution’s 2020 Mangano Dispute Resolution Advancement Award for their scholarly examination … Continue reading Verity Winship and Jennifer K. Robbennolt Named Winners of the 2020 Mangano Award

Special Issue of Creighton Journal of Interdisciplinary Leadership

From GFOI Jackie Font-Guzmán: In October 2018, Creighton’s 2040 Initiative and Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (NCR) Program hosted the conversation “Disrupting Law, Reclaiming Justice” with a focus on Rules for a Flat World, Dr. Gillian Hadfield’s timely and important book offering a critique of current law and legal infrastructure.  Law and lawyers, according to Hadfield, … Continue reading Special Issue of Creighton Journal of Interdisciplinary Leadership

Pepperdine Program Discussing Scholarship About Actual Practice

At the Past-and-Future Conference, I will be on a panel with Doug Frenkel, Michaela Keet, and Donna Stienstra entitled, “Research and Scholarship with a Real-World Focus Studying What Practitioners Actually Do.”  We will not only discuss research about private neutrals, but also lawyers, judges, and disputants. Most of the session will be a conversation in … Continue reading Pepperdine Program Discussing Scholarship About Actual Practice

S.I. Strong Won Her Fourth CPR Award for Best Article of 2018

My colleague S.I. Strong received the Outstanding Professional Article Award for 2018 from the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) for her article, Truth in a Post-Truth Society: How Sticky Defaults, Status Quo Bias, and the Sovereign Prerogative Influence the Perceived Legitimacy of International Arbitration, 2018 Univ. of Ill. L. Rev. 533 (2018).  … Continue reading S.I. Strong Won Her Fourth CPR Award for Best Article of 2018

CRQ Call for Submissions: Peacebuilding in Divided Societies at Home and Abroad

From Susan Raines, editor-in-chief of the Conflict Resolution Quarterly: Conflict Resolution Quarterly (CRQ) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal indexed with EBSCOhost that has been in publication since the early 1980’s.  CRQ publishes scholarship on relationships between theory, research, and practice in the conflict management and dispute resolution field to promote more effective professional applications.  Conflict … Continue reading CRQ Call for Submissions: Peacebuilding in Divided Societies at Home and Abroad

Reality-Testing Questions for Real Life and Simulations – and Ideas for Stone Soup Assignments

Litigation offers many potential benefits.  It can help people solve difficult problems, make relationships and institutions function properly, and promote justice.  It enables people to enlist legitimate, independent government officials to resolve disputes when the parties can’t resolve disputes themselves.  Indeed, litigation provides mechanisms for structuring dispute resolution processes that enable most parties to ultimately … Continue reading Reality-Testing Questions for Real Life and Simulations – and Ideas for Stone Soup Assignments

What Do Litigants Really Want?

GFOI Donna Shestowsky (California-Davis) recently wrote the latest in a series of her studies asking actual litigants about their procedural preferences.  The article is Inside the Mind of the Client:  An Analysis of Litigants’ Decision Criteria for Choosing Procedures, 36 Conflict Resolution Quarterly 69 (2018).  Here’s the abstract:   This article presents findings from the … Continue reading What Do Litigants Really Want?