Conflict Resolution|Mediation|Teaching

“How Mediation Works”

Conflict Resolution|Mediation|Teaching

“How Mediation Works”

A collection of Blaise Pascal’s letters, published in 1657, included a letter that contained the apology, ”Je n’ai fait celle-ci plus longue que parce que je n’ai pas eu le loisir de la faire plus courte."  That is to say, “I wrote a longer letter than usual because I did...

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Conflict Resolution|Religion|Teaching

New York City Reception for New Book “Transforming Justice”

Conflict Resolution|Religion|Teaching

New York City Reception for New Book “Transforming Justice”

Prof. Marjorie Silver of Touro Law Center writes to say: We are pleased to announce the publication of Professor Marjorie Silver’s new book: Transforming Justice, Lawyers, and the Practice of Law (Marjorie A. Silver, ed., Carolina Academic Press). Transforming Justice, Lawyers and the Practice of Law is a collection of writings by participants in...

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Negotiation|Teaching

Michael Leathes’ New Negotiation Book

Negotiation|Teaching

Michael Leathes’ New Negotiation Book

Michael Leathes has written a book on negotiation that is aimed at corporate counsel.  In so doing he has given us a clear insight into the challenges of decision making within corporations, and the skills needed for those of us who counsel them.  By virtue of his experience and his...

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Conflict Resolution|Teaching

Upcoming Volume on Transforming Justice and Lawyers

Conflict Resolution|Teaching

Upcoming Volume on Transforming Justice and Lawyers

Prof. Marjorie Silver of Touro Law Center has sent me the proofs of a book that she is editing, scheduled to be released in January 2017 by Carolina Academic Press.  Titled Transforming Justice, Lawyers and the Practice of Law, the volume collects brave and insightful essays on the sometimes uncomfortable...

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Conflict Resolution|Teaching

David Hoffman Inspires Us Again

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|Europe|International|Teaching

International Dispute Resolution in London

Conflict Resolution|Europe|International|Teaching

International Dispute Resolution in London

Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, reserved a spot in their NPR show "Car Talk" for what they called the Shameless Commerce Division.  I'm taking a page from their book by bringing your attention to a CLE event that is quite special -- five mornings in London during the week...

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Conflict Resolution|International|Mediation|Teaching

ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition

Conflict Resolution|International|Mediation|Teaching

ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition

Professionally, I am not given to bedazzlement.  I am not among those who claim transformative or quasi-spiritual attributes to what (to me) really boils down to the learn-able professional skill of mediating business disputes.  So when friends have reported their experiences attending the ICC International Mediation Competition with tears streaming...

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