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Joint Fact Finding

Thu, 2018-04-05 06:40
An interesting blog post from CBI (Consensus Building Institute) about joint fact finding processes in science-heavy public policy contexts. Per Pat Field: The traditional ways of generating information in stovepipes – via the academy, industry, government, or NGOs – are not meeting the three-pronged test of useable science and technical studies:  credible, legitimate, and salient. … Continue reading Joint Fact Finding →

Comes Now NDR v.2

Wed, 2018-04-04 10:29
I am thrilled to be part of the highly anticipated second edition of The Negotiator’s Desk Reference, recently published by Mitchell Hamline’s DRI Press. The NDR comprises two volumes and brings together articles from numerous scholars (including our bloggers!) across a wide variety of disciplines. Five years ago, I attended a conference at Marquette to … Continue reading Comes Now NDR v.2 →

Natural Disasters, Stakeholder Engagement and Dispute Resolution

Mon, 2018-04-02 22:06
The following notice about our upcoming conference at Texas A&M is from  my wonderful colleague, and FOI, Nancy Welsh: Dear Colleagues, On Friday, April 13, 2018, Texas A&M University School of Law will hold a conference entitled Natural Disasters, Stakeholder Engagement and Dispute Resolution. The conference will address how dispute resolution and collaborative processes can … Continue reading Natural Disasters, Stakeholder Engagement and Dispute Resolution →

A Good Bad-Faith Policy?

Sun, 2018-04-01 21:37
“[I]f . . . I act for the Big Bad Wolf against Little Red Riding Hood and I don’t want this dispute resolved, I want to tie it up as long as I possibly can, and mandatory mediation is custom made.  I can waste more time, I can string it along, I can make sure … Continue reading A Good Bad-Faith Policy? →