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Interfaith Efforts at Peacemaking

Conflict Resolution|International|Religion

Interfaith Efforts at Peacemaking

There is so much to do, see, hear and learn at the ABA Dispute Resolution Spring Meeting that I frequently find myself at a loss how best to spend my time.  If you find yourself in such a quandary, I urge you to consider, at 1:45 p.m. Friday, in Room...

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Moral Imagination Revisited via Jon Hyman

Conflict Resolution|Ethics|Mediation|Negotiation|Religion

Moral Imagination Revisited via Jon Hyman

The recent confluence of my Conflict Transformation work with the New York Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends (Quakers) and the richly rewarding session offered by David Hoffman at the April 2014 Meeting of the ABA Dispute Resolution Section have made me increasingly aware of the moral component of...

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Singapore: Mediation and Culture

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Singapore: Mediation and Culture

Notice has recently gone out of a report and recommendations of a Working Group appointed to review the practicality of an International Mediation Center in Singapore.  The news release, available here, explains that the recommendations include the establishment of a new service provider limited to mediation of cross-border disputes; the...

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ABA Teleconference on "Beyond Interest-Based Negotiation"

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ABA Teleconference on "Beyond Interest-Based Negotiation"

The ADR Committee of the ABA Trial, Tort and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) sponsors a periodic series of telephonic programs on the Psychology of Conflict Resolution.  The programs are organized and moderated by San Francisco mediator Elizabeth Bader, a professional of wide-ranging gifts whose friendship I and many others value...

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New and Useful Edition of The Mediator's Handbook

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New and Useful Edition of The Mediator's Handbook

In 1984, the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends published a volume called The Mediator's Handbook.  The fourth edition of this wonderful book has recently been released through the Canadian publisher New Society Publishers.  By now entirely independent of its initial Quaker roots, The Mediator's Handbook has...

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Law Review Article on Alternatives to Interest-Based Bargaining

Conflict Resolution|International|Negotiation|Religion

Law Review Article on Alternatives to Interest-Based Bargaining

Many colleagues -- both professors and practitioners -- have kindly supported and encouraged my ongoing inquiry into methods of conflict resolution that are based on assumptions other than self-interest.  These investigations have appeared periodically in this blog and in papers and presentations at various professional meetings and symposia. The Cardozo Journal of...

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Japan and Bali:More Alternatives to Interest-Based Negotiation

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Japan and Bali:More Alternatives to Interest-Based Negotiation

At the recent meeting of the ABA Dispute Resolution Section in Denver, Dai Kato of the University of Colorado and Jay Folberg of the JAMS Foundation offered stimulating -- even inspirational -- examples of modern-day practices of dispute resolution in Japan and Bali.  These insights test our assumptions of how...

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