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Formation of the HLS NOW Facilitation Corp

posted: January 11th, 2016

Dear Negotiation Student, Events of the past year at Harvard Law School, within the nation, and around the globe raise questions of law, identity, connection, belonging, alienation, and difference. Our thoughts and feelings related to these events shape how we … Continue reading

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What Video Doesn’t Show About Race In America, And Why It Matters

posted: December 3rd, 2015

The video’s brevity doesn’t make it easier to watch. A 17-year old boy walks along a Chicago street when several police cruisers pull up alongside him. He steps away and, seconds later, a single officer fires multiple rounds — 16, we learn later — leaving the boy dead. No officers appear to come to the victim’s aid. Continue reading

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Fallacies Of ADR Career Advice: Fallacy #5

posted: November 10th, 2015

This is the final post in a five-part blog series on advice to law students and young professionals interested in ADR as a career. The series is intended to examine the fallacies our students often hear, and to give us tools for … Continue reading

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Fallacies of ADR Career Advice: Fallacy #4

posted: November 4th, 2015

This is the fourth in a five-part blog series on advice to law students and young professionals interested in ADR as a career. The series is intended to examine the fallacies our students often hear, and to give us tools for both combating … Continue reading

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Fallacies of ADR Career Advice: Fallacy #3

posted: October 28th, 2015

This is the third in a five-part blog series on advice to law students and young professionals interested in ADR as a career. The series is intended to examine the fallacies our students often hear, and to give us tools for both combating … Continue reading

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Fallacies of ADR Career Advice: Fallacy #2

posted: October 21st, 2015

This is the second in a five-part blog series on advice to law students and young professionals interested in ADR as a career. The series is intended to examine the fallacies our students often hear, and to give us tools for both combating … Continue reading

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Fallacies Underlying Common ADR Career Advice Given to Young Professionals

posted: October 14th, 2015

This is the first in a five-part blog series on advice to law students and young professionals interested in ADR as a career. The series is intended to examine the fallacies our students often hear, and to give us tools for both combating the fallacies and responding with more positive advice. Comments are welcomed! Continue reading

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Criteria Can Solve a Problem, but Delay a Difficult Conversation

posted: October 13th, 2015

Blog post by Prof. Robert C. Bordone In recent months, the world has been transfixed by the ongoing struggle of migrants and refugees pouring into Europe in search of a better life. The flow of untold migrants into Europe has … Continue reading

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Searching for a leader, not just a general

posted: September 30th, 2015

Robert C. Bordone & Sara del Nido Listening to the language that most Presidential candidates have regularly been using in their speeches, it’s hard not to have a bunker mentality: battles, wars, and fights seem to be all around us. … Continue reading

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Everett Police Department and HNMCP Begin Joint Initiative

posted: September 29th, 2015

The City of Everett Police Department and the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program (HNMCP) are pleased to announce the start of a new three month joint initiative to assess perceptions of current Department practices and address any potential sources … Continue reading