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News From Creighton NCR
What have we been up to? See the latest newsletter from Creighton NCR!
In October 2018, Creighton's 2040 Initiative and Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (NCR) Program hosted the conversation "Disrupting Law, Reclaiming Justice" with a focus on Rules for a Flat World, Dr. Gillian Hadfield's timely and important book offering a critique of current law and legal infrastructure. Law and lawyers, according to Hadfield, are not available to most people both in the U.S. and worldwide and are concurrently unable to meet the sophisticated needs of today's globalized economy.
A June 2019 special issue of the Creighton Journal of Interdisciplinary Leadership, coedited by Profs., Palma Strand, Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán, and Bernie Mayer, presents highlights of that conversation as well as additional perspectives that extend and deepen the discussion. Read more here.
New Negotiation and ADR Articles and Research
What's in a mismatch? In this article appearing in ACResolution, Noam Ebner of Creighton NCR's program and Joan Johnsen of Florida University's Levin School of Law address mismatches between mediation teaching and practice - and discuss causes for their persistence.
ODR, en Espanol: Alberto Elisavetsky's new book, La mediación en la luz de las nuevas technologicas, is now out and available here.
Calls for Proposals and Papers
The Dispute Resolution Section of the Supreme Court of Ohio is seeking proposals from experienced professionals to prepare and present a broad range of beginner and advanced educational sessions at the 2020 Dispute Resolution Conference: “Civility and Solutions – Dispute Resolution in Today’s Courts,” March 10, 2020 in Columbus, Ohio.
The American Arbitration Association (AAA) and its international division, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), is now accepting Initial Descriptions of Grant Requests for its 2020 funding cycle.
Podcasts, News, & Blogs
See this article by Roi BenYehuda on FastCompany on self-managing conflict.
The Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program has just posted Episode 3 in their podcast series on public and political dialogue, Thanks for Listening. This episode deals with community and conflict engagement activity in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, following the fatal shooting of Philando Castile by a police officer during a traffic stop in 2016. The episode features John Thompson, Philando’s close friend, and Sharon Press, director of the Dispute Resolution Institute at Mitchell-Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, MN, who both took action after the event.
The Office of the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman at the World Bank Group seeks mediators for its roster of consultants.
During the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) 2015 Annual Conference in Reno, Nevada from October 7 to October 10, ACR members can participate in a FREE 1-hour “Introduction to Online Mediation” webinar presented by Giuseppe Leone, founder of…Continue
Landlords, tenants, consumers, merchants, homeowners, contractors who live in Franklin County, Ohio are lucky. If they have a dispute, they can now settle it in small claims court, but without having to go to court: online, on their own time, from…Continue
In 2017 the Ohio State Bar Association recognized the Franklin County Municipal Court (FCMC) for Judicial Innovation for its Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) program for helping people settle small claims disputes.Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 2:00pm…Continue
Online Mediation: Turning Mediators' Initial Skepticism Into Enthusiasm Conflict Intervention Service (CIS) https://goo.gl/YBwTq8 is a grant funded project of the City and County of San Francisco in partnership…Continue
Integrative Mediation (IM) is a pioneering approach to conflict resolution that pairs a conflict resolution professional with a psychotherapist or mental health professional to address all aspects of a dispute: legal, financial, psychological -- and…Continue
Giuseppe Leone, founder of Virtual Mediation Lab, a project sponsored by the Association for Conflict Resolution Hawaii Chapter, believes that online mediation offers two important benefits.First, it can be very useful for resolving disputes when…Continue
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Michael Lang and Susan Terry will present a 75-min free webinar on reflective practice for mediators, which is titled “Why Do I Make The Choices I Do? Reflective Practice for Mediators – The Artful Mastery of Mediation”…Continue
On August 2, 2017 Suzanne Ghais Ph.D. presented a free 1-hour webinar sponsored by the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) International Section. ACR is a professional organization dedicated to enhancing the practice and public understanding…Continue
Many have been calling for peace processes to be more inclusive, particularly of civil society. How this helps promote peace—and how mediators and peacebuilders can help—has been less clear.In this webinar, which is hosted by Virtual Mediation Lab…Continue
On July 12, 2017 a large group of HR professionals and workplace mediators from around the world participated in Should HR Professionals Mediate Internal Workplace Disputes?, a 1-hour webinar hosted by Virtual Mediation Lab and sponsored by…Continue
The Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Program, a part of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies in Creighton University's Graduate School, provides an interdisciplinary program leading to master's degrees and graduate certificates in negotiation and dispute resolution for students from a variety of fields as well as mid-career professionals.