What's Happening in Conflict Resolution is a roundup of the all the ADR news, research, jobs, events and more. Check it out, and view past versions [HERE].
New Resource on ADRHub: Online Dispute Resolution Bibliography
ADRHub is happy to announce a new resource for practitioners, teachers and researchers in the field of ODR: A comprehensive bibliography of the field. Initiated by Dan Rainey, this project brings together the writing on ODR and presents it in a chronological manner, thereby spotlighting the field's development. We invite you to take part in keeping the bibliography current, by sharing new publications and citations.
Thanks to those who have sent in updates over the past couple of weeks!
See the bibliography on the Resources tab above, or by clicking here.
Mediation in the news
Puerto Rico's main creditors, meeting before a U.S. bankruptcy judge in the largest public finance restructuring case in history, are interested in continuing mediation settlement talks to resolve the island's unpayable $70 billion debt bill. See Nic Brown's report from Reuters, here.
At the meeting point between ODR and access to justice, Aylet Sela proposes that online courts can cure many of the ills of today's judicial system - including the rising numbers of self-represented litigants. Check out her article entitled Streamlining Justice: How Online Courts Can Resolve the Challenges of Pro Se Litigation
NYSDRA Executive Director
The New York State Dispute Resolution Association is seeking to fill the role of executive director. Details can be found here.
Legacy International seeks trainers and staff for its cross-cultural peacebuilding summer camps. See details here.
Community and School Mediation
AmeriCorps is establishing a Community Mediation School Corps across the state of New York. For opportunities and details, see here
Writing Book Reviews
ACResloutions, ACR’s quarterly magazine, seeks graduate students to write reviews of books on negotiation and conflict resolution. ACResolution%20Announces%20A%20Publication%20Opportunity.pdf.
Writing Competitions (for law students only)
New York State Bar Assoc. / American College of Civil Trial Lawyers
Boskey Dispute Resolution Essay Competition