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Stone Soup:  Q&A at the ABA

Tue, 2018-05-29 20:59
This is a Stone Soup continuing education report about the program on Stone Soup course assignments at the ABA conference, “Lessons From the Stone Soup Project and Ideas for the Future.” The program included an overview of the Stone Soup Project (SSP), presentations by four colleagues who used Stone Soup in their courses, and Q&A … Continue reading Stone Soup:  Q&A at the ABA →

The FAA trumps the NLRA: Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis Decided This Morning

Mon, 2018-05-21 13:25
Here’s are some excerpts of Amy Howe’s run down of the Supreme Court’s opinion in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis on Scotusblog. In 1925, Congress passed the Federal Arbitration Act, which (among other things) provides that an agreement to arbitrate a dispute “shall be valid, irrevocable, and enforceable.” Ten years later, Congress enacted the National … Continue reading The FAA trumps the NLRA: Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis Decided This Morning →

Cross-Cultural Management Study

Fri, 2018-05-11 11:45
From our colleague Peter Coleman, Professor of Psychology and Education at Columbia and the Director of Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, (more on him here), we have a  request to help on some important empirical research.  It sounds like a great project–I already filled out the survey and encourage you to do so … Continue reading Cross-Cultural Management Study →

Stone Soup: Young Scholars Report on ABA Conference Programs

Tue, 2018-05-08 16:46
Don’t you hate it when you want to go to two or three conference programs scheduled at the same time?  Or if you miss a great program because you can’t go to the conference at all?  Or, after you get home from a conference, you can’t remember some great insights you had there? Serendipitously, Linda … Continue reading Stone Soup: Young Scholars Report on ABA Conference Programs →

The New Handshake:  Using ODR to Create Value for Consumers and Businesses

Mon, 2018-05-07 19:19
I recently joined the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution’s Publications Board, which recruits people to write books, reviews book proposals, and oversees the Section’s bookselling operation.  If you might want to write a book for the Section, you can contact Pub Board chair Rebecca Price and/or vice-chair Andy Little. I came to appreciate the importance … Continue reading The New Handshake:  Using ODR to Create Value for Consumers and Businesses →

Latest and Greatest Resource Share

Thu, 2018-05-03 18:45
Thanks once again to Sharon Press and Bobbi McAdoo for the invaluable service of compiling resources as part of the ABA Legal Educators’ Colloquium.   Sharon wrote: “I hope the end of the semester is going well for you.  Bobbi and I wanted to be sure you had the “final” version of the Resource Share before … Continue reading Latest and Greatest Resource Share →

Cool Canadian Colleagues

Tue, 2018-05-01 20:04
Many readers know (or know of) Canadian(-based) colleagues Michelle LeBaron and Julie Macfarlane.  Michelle does incredibly creative work on conflict and culture.  Julie has done a lot of empirical research, including studies on mediation, collaborative law, Sharia Law, and self-represented litigants.  I especially like her article, Culture Change – A Tale of Two Cities and … Continue reading Cool Canadian Colleagues →

Photo Album: 2018 ABA SDR Conference

Sun, 2018-04-29 18:54
Continuing my tradition, I took photos of folks at the recent ABA Section of Dispute Resolution conference. You can click here to see the photo collections I previously posted, along with an explanation of what they represent. Below are pictures from the conference, which are limited to shots (1) of people with whom I happened … Continue reading Photo Album: 2018 ABA SDR Conference →