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.

147 – Power Imbalance

ARTICLES

Charles Gibbs, Note, Consumer Class Actions After AT&T v. Concepcion: Why the Federal Arbitration Act Should Not Be Used to Deny Effective Relief to Small-Value Claimants, 2012 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1345 (2012).
This note addresses the AT&T v. Concepcion decision and the effect it may have on small value claimants. The author argues that the Supreme Court decision, as well as waivers of class action under the Federal Arbitration Act, is less economically efficient with a lower deterrent value when compared to class action lawsuits.
{44} ARBITRATION—GENERAL
{79} SUBJ MATTER: CONSUMER
{147} POWER IMBALANCE

BOOKS

Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris & Renia Ehrenfeucht, Sidewalks: Conflict and Negotiation over Public Space (2012)
This book examines the evolution of American urban sidewalks as a distinct public place. The authors draw on historical and contemporary examples, in addition to case study research and archival data from five cities, to discuss the characteristics of sidewalks, conflicts, and negotiations over issues including ambiguous boundaries of their public status, contestation over specific uses, control and regulation and the implications of First Amendment speech and assembly rights.
{1} NEGOTIATION—GENERAL
{84} SUBJ MATTER: ENVIRONMENT
{147} POWER IMBALANCE