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You may be forgiven if you assume that these labels are the result of weighty deliberations in the bloggers’ respective ivory towers, with decisions tabulated by major accounting firms.  Forgiven, but wrong.

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Three Easy Pieces

Three Easy Pieces

“In ‘litigation as usual,’ settlement often comes only after adversarial posturing, the original conflict escalates, the relationships deteriorate, the process takes too long and costs too much, and nobody is really happy with the resolution

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Tim Hedeen: Good and Easy Class Exercise

Tim Hedeen: Good and Easy Class Exercise

OFOI Tim Hedeen described the following class exercise about the nature of negotiation, which can easily be adapted in many ways.  (If you want to give students even more of a run for their money, you might assign students to read the short piece on the definition of negotiation that Andrea Schneider, Noam Ebner, David Matz, and I wrote).

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Back to Arbitration Basics: Recent Federal Decisions (and a SCOTUS preview)

Back to Arbitration Basics: Recent Federal Decisions (and a SCOTUS preview)

Remember when Maria sang “Let’s start at the very beginning, it’s a very good place to start”?  Well, that seems to be what federal circuit courts are doing with their arbitration decisions recently.  This post will run through some Do Re Mis of arbitration law, as articulated by those decisions (and will close with some arbitration cases on SCOTUS’s docket).

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