Upcoming ADR Events at Moritz

The Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution is pleased to announce the 2018 JDR Symposium entitled:  Communication in Crisis: Implementing ADR Strategies in Times of Civil Unrest.

This topic will delve into the ways in which alternative dispute resolution techniques can be utilized during periods of civil unrest.  Since a peaceful resolution is the goal, ADR tactics from the fields of mediation, conflict resolution, and negotiation can help further the resolution process.  The Symposium will be Friday, November 9, 2018.

121 – Settlement Authority

Peter Robinson, Opening Pandora’s Box: An Empirical Exploration of Judicial Settlement Ethics and Techniques, 27 Ohio St. J. on Disp. Resol. 53 (2012).
This article is an empirical study of what judges do when they facilitate a settlement they believe is substantially different from the usual range of outcomes at trial. It looks into the blurring of judicial roles as settlement facilitator and decisionmaker and the policy concerns that may arise.