Just following up on a previous post: My new article, “Talking About Abortion (Listening Optional),” published in the Texas A&M Law Review, is now available on SSRN. Abstract: Whether we can expect others to listen—and whether we choose to listen to others—have become central challenges in handling conflicts around polarized and high-profile political matters. For … Continue reading Reynolds on the Listening Dilemma
My Oregon Law colleague shared this alarming graph today (you have to click the title of this post to see the chart): Our political positions and partisan affinities resonate as a matter of emotions and values, and the powerlessness that so many feel must be fueling the responses people had to this survey. H/T Ofer … Continue reading Feelings of Political Violence
Imagine that you just stared into the neuralyzer in Men in Black. It wiped out all your memory of the traditional bundled of models of mediation and negotiation. You know – facilitative and evaluative mediation, interest-based and positional negotiation, etc. etc. The neuralyzer also vaporized all references to them in texts and teaching materials. You’re … Continue reading Ideas for Teaching Mediation and Negotiation
Four social scientists who study empathy and political division think so. Take a look at their piece in the Washington Post, Our Divided Times Are an Opportunity for Empathy. Really. To access the article, click on the title of this post.
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