Tag Archives: technology

What I’m Reading – The Social Dilemma

“Facebook is like a pocketknife:  You can use it to peel an apple or stab a janitor at school.”  So said tech analyst (and talk-show host) Jimmy Kimmel. Noam Ebner (not a talk-show host) wrote, “Its positive characteristics and opportunities notwithstanding, the Internet has become something similar to a bad neighborhood after dark. … Even … Continue reading What I’m Reading – The Social Dilemma

What I’m Reading – Constructing Good ODR Systems

ODR is likely to be an increasingly important part of legal and dispute resolution processes in the future, with potential benefits and risks.  It particularly has great potential to help self-represented litigants (SRLs, aka “pro se” parties). So I was interested to read a draft paper by my colleague, Amy Schmitz, and John Zeleznikow, Intelligent … Continue reading What I’m Reading – Constructing Good ODR Systems

ABA Dispute Resolution Mediation Institute on Nov 4-6

From Jen Michel: Dear colleagues, Please forgive me for a brief e-introduction in this now-virtual world.  My name is Jennifer Michel and I am the new director of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution.  I look forward to our paths crossing in the near future. I am also reaching out to share information regarding the … Continue reading ABA Dispute Resolution Mediation Institute on Nov 4-6

Dwight Golann on a Year of Zoom Mediations

Dwight Golann just wrote a nice article about mediators’ experiences mediating on Zoom: “I Sometimes Catch Myself Looking Angry or Tired …”  The Impact of Mediating by Zoom, published in CPR’s Alternatives to the High Cost of Litigation. Dwight solicited mediators’ reactions on the International Academy of Mediators listserv as well as in two focus … Continue reading Dwight Golann on a Year of Zoom Mediations

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

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

Cyberweek Next Week

From TFOI Leah Wing: The 22nd annual international ADR Cyberweek will run from November 1 to November 6, 2020. Hosted by the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution this free virtual conference will include panel presentations, webinars, online dispute resolution simulations, discussion forums, platform demos, interviews, and time to just hang out and bond … Continue reading Cyberweek Next Week

Cyberweek: November 2-6

From FFOI Noam Ebner: Welcome to Cyberweek 2020! This will be our 22nd ADR Cyberweek, and we’re confident it is going to be the best Cyberweek ever. This year Cyberweek will run from November 2 to November 6, 2020. Some highlights: Ethan Katsh interviewing Jim Melamed on 25 years of Mediate.com Leah Wing on ODR … Continue reading Cyberweek: November 2-6

Cardozo Symposium on October 23 on Presumptive ADR and Court Systems of the Future

From EFOI Lela Love: Dear Friends, Following this year’s adoption by the NY Courts of Presumptive ADR, the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution is holding its Jed D. Melnick Symposium on Presumptive ADR and Court Systems of the Future on Friday, October 23. Register via Eventbrite.  CLE credits will be available.  The virtual event will be held … Continue reading Cardozo Symposium on October 23 on Presumptive ADR and Court Systems of the Future

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

Upcoming Events by the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution

Linda Seely, the director of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, announced the following programs, which are free for Section members: June 10 at 1pm ET – Leveraging ADR to Strengthen Your Client’s Enterprise. This session prepares lawyers to help their clients leverage ADR in workplace litigation to repair the employer/employee relationship, clearing a path … Continue reading Upcoming Events by the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution