Arbitration|Conflict Resolution|Employment|Mediation|United States

New Book on Business ADR

Arbitration|Conflict Resolution|Employment|Mediation|United States

New Book on Business ADR

The ABA Business Law Section has about 50 substantive committees, many of which include subcommittees addressing dispute resolution in their field.  In the past several months, many members of these various entities undertook a collaborative effort to "cut across the solos." The result is a unique  new volume titled ADR...

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Conflict Resolution|International

“Procedural” Apology

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Conflict Resolution|International

“Procedural” Apology

Richard Nixon was responsible for many teaching moments. One of my favorites is the advance in American appreciation of the difference between the passive voice ("Mistakes were made") and the active voice ("I made mistakes") that was offered by his press secretary, and echoed by other presidents. A recent paper by...

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Conflict Resolution|International

The New York City Convening of the Global Pound Conference: September 12, 2016

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Conflict Resolution|International

The New York City Convening of the Global Pound Conference: September 12, 2016

The Global Pound Conference is a series of convenings of ADR practitioners, end-users, teachers and students around the world. Its goal is to assess the current state of Alternative Dispute Resolution and to point the direction for its continued advancement. GPC events have taken place at, or or planned for, London,...

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Conflict Resolution

CPR’s Third Volume on Employment ADR

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Conflict Resolution

CPR’s Third Volume on Employment ADR

Last year the International Institute of Conflict Prevention and Resolution ("CPR") published a new volume, Cutting Edge Advances in Resolving Workplace Disputes. It is a fine book, an deserves to be a steady reference to practitioners and systems designers in the field. ...

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Conflict Resolution|Teaching

David Hoffman Inspires Us Again

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Conflict Resolution|Teaching

David Hoffman Inspires Us Again

David Hoffman‘s capacity to lead by inspiration is unparalleled.  When you attend a program or lecture by David, you feel as if he’s talking to you over a table, sharing stuff that matters to him in the hope that it will matter to you, too. David recently gave a TEDx Talk...

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Conflict Resolution

Early Call for DR Section Proposals

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Conflict Resolution

Early Call for DR Section Proposals

The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution has announced that proposals for programming for the 2017 Spring Meeting (scheduled for San Francisco April 20-23 2017) are due by Wednesday, August 3, 2016. This annual event is one of the wonderful ADR-related events of the year, and San Francisco of course among the...

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Arbitration

Arbitration Primer for Litigators

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Arbitration

Arbitration Primer for Litigators

The Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association, under the Chairmanship of David C. Singer, has published a dandy 23-page booklet to introduce lawyers accustomed to the courtroom to the intricacies and nuances of representing a client in arbitration.  as the Introduction notes: It is a common misconception...

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