It is one of the oldest lawyer jokes in the book, and its punchline is about to change.
Remember the New Yorker cartoon, in which a lawyer and their client sit at a table, and the lawyer assesses the client’s legal problem? “You have a pretty good case,” the lawyer informs him, “How much justice can you afford?”
The client’s response is unvoiced in the cartoon, but moving beyond the punchline, one can imagine the client’s heart sinking,…Continue
Added by Noam Ebner on February 7, 2020 at 9:03am — No Comments
When John Lande gave me a preview of his new book (written with Michaela Keet and Heather Heavin) Litigation Interest and Risk Assessment, I read it in one gulp. It was everything they never taught me in law school, and many of the mistakes I’ve seen lawyers make while counseling their clients in mediation, all rolled into one.
The book explains how lawyers, mediators, and settlement…Continue
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Introducing the concept of Resource-based Dispute Management. The focus is on the limitation of natural resources.
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Read our Annual Impact Report, detailing the work, activities, and achievements of Creighton University's NCR Program and 2040 Initiative for 2019-2020.
Added by Noam Ebner on December 4, 2019 at 6:03pm — No Comments
‘To save face means simply to maintain one's dignity. ... Clearly, for these types of people, face-saving during a negotiation because of a larger issue. Angry or hostile behaviour can result when a negotiator's self-worth feels threatened. Some negotiators shut down or…Continue
Added by Johann Scheepers on November 29, 2019 at 9:26am — No Comments
I'm so thrilled to announce that Palgrave has a special holidays sale going on now… and the e-Book of The Palgrave Handbook of Cross-Cultural Business Negotiation is available for 9.99! (in dollars, Euro or whatever).
Take advantage of this sale to benefit from the work of the outstanding negotiation experts from around the world who contributed to this book. The e-book is the perfect form for this book’s purpose: download it to your phone, table or laptop, and take it with you next…Continue
Added by Noam Ebner on November 20, 2019 at 10:41am — No Comments
“Once upon a time, men arguably wiser and more sensible than those of the present era settled their disputes by sitting down together in a civilised fashion and talking until the problem was solved. No courts, no judges, no longwinded wrangling over technicalities; just a chat by the fireside,…Continue
Added by Johann Scheepers on November 12, 2019 at 2:30am — No Comments
‘’On the surface, warfare and negotiation may seem to be polar opposites. The objective in war is to defeat the enemy. In negotiation, the goal is to find a solution that satisfies all the parties. Not surprisingly, little cross-learning and exchange have occurred across the two domains. In spite of important…Continue
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CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS:
Star Wars and Conflict Resolution
Editors: Noam Ebner (Creighton University) and Jen Reynolds (University of Oregon)
We seek proposals for chapters in a book combining the knowledge and science of the conflict resolution field with the rich narrative universe of…Continue
Added by Noam Ebner on October 7, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments
Are you curious about the link between conflict resolution education and, job satisfaction of healthcare professionals and outcomes for patients? The Creighton University Negotiation & Conflict Resolution - NCR Program has the workshop for you!
For those who cannot join us in person but would like to tune in online, you may join on Zoom. Instructions in the event invitation below.
The Impact and Effectiveness of Conflict…Continue
Added by Noam Ebner on September 10, 2019 at 1:56pm — No Comments
2019 Resource Share!
Sharon Press and Bobbi McAdoo of Mitchell-Hamline School of Law have once again shared the harvest of the annual Resource Share session they conduct at the ABA's Section of Dispute Resolution annual conference. This year, the compilation has grown so large, that it is broken down into two documents, one containing teaching ideas and…Continue
Added by Noam Ebner on August 5, 2019 at 3:53pm — No Comments
65 authors, herded by editors Andrea Schneider and Chris Honeyman, have contributed to this practical, easy to read, and helpful book on negotiation. It is ostensibly directed at lawyers, but I think that readers from all professions would benefit from reading it.
Take a look through the Table of…Continue
Added by Noam Ebner on August 2, 2019 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Noam Ebner with Ava Abramowitz, Michael Green, Chris Guthrie, Lela Love, and Nancy Welsh
The Appreciating our Legacy and Engaging the Future conference held at Pepperdine Law School and co-sponsored by the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and Texas A&M’s Aggie Dispute Resolution Program got off to a wonderful start, with over 150 ADR educators and professionals filling the room. After opening remarks,…Continue
Added by Noam Ebner on August 1, 2019 at 9:01pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by ADRhub.com - Creighton NCR on June 18, 2019 at 1:08am — No Comments
Check out this article, winner of the AALS Section on ADR's Best Article of 2018 award, in which Donna Shestowsky explores how litigants make their decisions as to which dispute resolution process to choose.
Added by Noam Ebner on May 3, 2019 at 11:17am — No Comments
The member-led, professional association for Organizational Ombuds is seeking applicants to be its Executive Director. The part-time, contract position will be the public champion and…Continue
Added by Tom A. Kosakowski on March 8, 2019 at 2:30pm — No Comments
From the State of the Union, to the State of Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
In a new, timely, special issue of…Continue
Added by Noam Ebner on February 5, 2019 at 6:32pm — No Comments