Student welfare at the University of Cambridge received a funding boost today as part of a sector-wide drive to embed a zero-tolerance approach to all forms of harassment on campus.
This is the first installment of an online mini-course about social science research methods relevant to the Stone Soup Dispute Resolution Knowledge Project.
I recently attended the annual American Bar Association Dispute Resolution conference in San Francisco. Several themes emerged (for me) as fairly critical for modern lawyers. Here’s a top ten.
(6/23/17)Clare Fowler, Jim Melamed
Academic (college and university) Ombuds Offices have unique needs for managing personal and case information.
My colleague, Professor Paul Berkman, has launched a Science Diplomacy Center at Tufts University. This is a campus-wide initiative coordinated through the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
Is your workplace a toxic environment? If there is more than one person per week out sick in your department, chances are it is.
This article is about the idea that performers "making” the music may seem odd at first considering that they are “merely” performing music that others had composed.
Andrea was kind enough to forward me a copy of her acceptance speech from Saturday. As you might expect it was inclusive, clever and funny. If you had to leave early and missed the luncheon, the text is included below. Make sure you read it in Andrea’s voice to get the full effect! ~ Kelly Browe Olson
Ever wondered why mooting or debating is a very essential part of law student’s life? Ever wondered what kind of skills a law student can develop by participating in a moot or a debate?
This article explores the concept of bullying in the workplace and how to respond to it more effectively.
Mediation does not belong to professionals and specialists only. The mere thought of mediation, its philosophy, mediation’s essence, is for the common good and so the question is: How could mediation become a common good?
My mediation skills, honed over many years, make it easy to shift into the role of focus group facilitator.
(2/16/17)Sandra Domine, Larisa Varisco Puerta
Al hablar de bullying y acoso escolar en general, siempre suele hacerse referencia a los maltratos efectuados y recibidos entre pares, o incluso de alumnos hacia profesores.
Although the criminal justice system is far from perfect and is sometimes forbidding and difficult to navigate for survivors of sexual violence, its reliability and independence does offer some advantages that could and perhaps should be assumed in on-campus proceedings.
In his book chapter entitled “Empirical Findings on International Arbitration: An Overview,” Professor Drahozal provides a survey of qualitative empirical research and literature related to international arbitration.
(12/23/16)Daniel Dilor, Maria Medina
Conflictos de Importacion. Cuando los Conflictos Gestados Fueran del Ambito Escolar Detonan en la Escuela.
(12/02/16)Maria Gimena Funes
Dado el fenómeno progresivo de la violencia, urge la necesidad de un apropiado abordaje en la Escuela, mediante una herramienta capaz de fomentar relaciones sinérgicas y construir espacios comunes que interpreten las diferencias y el posible enfrentamiento de intereses como instrumentos formativos.
Given that universities are where the ‘best educated’ people go, it is disheartening that so many of them appear to see university as a passport to transgress.
The new Department of Education rules include significant provisions restricting school arbitration agreements.
The Texas Farm Bureau has reportedly abandoned a proposal that would have allowed insureds to relinquish their right to sue the company in the event of a claim dispute in exchange for a lower homeowners’ policy premium.
El caso de investigación se basa en los problemas que genera el cambio de temperatura según las diferentes estaciones del año en un aula de una escuela secundaria de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires.
(10/21/16)Irma Isabel Salazar Mastache
El objetivo de la presente investigación tiene que ver con conocer y analizar, desde la perspectiva teórica-conceptual de la paz integral, algunas de las posibles causas que imposibilitan u obstaculizan los diferentes procesos de mejora de la convivencia escolar, para después sugerir alternativas posibles que ayuden una cultura de paz integral.
El conflicto constituye una constante básica en el desenvolvimiento cotidiano del aula. Sin embargo, esta realidad conflictiva puede mostrarnos un dinámico potencial educativo si es observada como oportunidad de aprendizaje.
The Government has announced £4.4m funding for 10 innovative schemes to tackle bullying in schools.
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These articles are a series of summaries from the CDRC Vienna 2016. This article focuses on negotiation tips for competitors, tips that would prove useful in any negotiation.