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Mediation makes significant advances in Ireland
See this blog piece by Rafael Morek in Kluwermediationblog.com, describing new mediation legislation in Ireland. This introduces a new flavor of mandatory mediation - one that places some of the responsibility on parties' attorneys.
New Negotiation Research
Negotiation is a-changin’!
Over the past couple of decades, we have changed in so many ways. Think about the significant shifts in how you spend your time, interact with others, conduct your business, and engage with friends. Most of the changes are a result of the technological upheavals of our age. Our very bodies – especially, our brains, are changing, due to our immersion in a technological world.
Have we changed, though, as negotiators? Has anything fundamental changed, regarding negotiation itself? In this article, Noam Ebner suggests that we are changing as negotiators, and that core elements of negotiation itself are shifting. The paper makes suggestions for how negotiators and the negotiation field might cope with the notion of change.
Trust: How to get from 0-100?
Negotiation relies heavily on interpersonal trust – yet many negotiations are between people who are meeting for the first time. What determines initial trust formation, and, how can we increase our counterpart’s trust in us, in zero-acquaintance initial encounters? This new article by Liuba Belkin and Naomi Rothman takes on these challenging questions.
Peter Salem, director of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts interviews Bernie Mayer on dialog regarding family policy controversy, ahead of Dr. Mayer’s upcoming keynote lecture at the Associations upcoming annual conference.
NYSBA / ACCTM National Championship ADR Law Student Writing Competition
The Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association and the American College of Civil Trial Mediators are proud to announce the inauguration of the NYSBA/ACCTM National Championship Alternative Dispute Resolution Law Student Writing Competition.
A $10,000 cash prize will be awarded to the winning submittal as judged by the Editorial Board of the ACCTM American Journal of Mediation along with select Fellows of the College and members of the NYSBA Dispute Resolution Section. Winning entries will be published in the ACCTM Journal and the NYSBA New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer.
The competition is open to all JD and LLM law students enrolled as of December 15, 2016. See more here.
Symposium – 50 Years of Loving: Seeking Justice Through Love and Relationships
March 23-24, 2017
The Werner Institute and the 2040 Initiative
at the Creighton University School of Law
invite you to a symposium exploring how the 1967 U.S. Supreme Court decision of Loving v. Virginia has influenced society institutionally, demographically and relationally. Participants will also develop strategies for moving from thought to action by building relationships across difference.
The Creighton Law Review seeks submissions exploring issues related to this landmark case. Please visit our call for submissions page.
In partnership with Kutak Rock LLP
Register for the symposium Here