Politics

John Paul Lederach’s Peacebuilding Pyramid

First published in 1997 in his seminl book Building Peace, this “pyramid” or “triangle,” as it is called is referred to and used by many peacebuilding scholars and practitioners.  It also is one of the early examples of looking at peacebuilders as being parts of a complex system. 

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Conflict Transformation

Conflict transformation is accurate because the core of my work is indeed about engaging myself in constructive change initiatives that include and go beyond the resolution of particular problems.

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You can make a Stone Soup at ABA Conference

This project is designed to engage younger people in our field and the Section.  If you see them at the conference, please introduce yourself and make them feel welcome.  You will be able to recognize them as they will have special ribbons on their nametags

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State Supreme Courts Falling In Line On Arbitration

In a fitting ending to a post about high courts,  our nation’s highest court has agreed to decide a new arbitration case.  The case, New Prime Inc. v . Oliveira, comes from the 1st Circuit and raises two questions: whether a court or arbitrator should decide if an exemption to the FAA applies; and whether the FAA’s exemption (in Section 1) includes independent contractors.

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