Category Archives: Article Summaries

Lessening the Burden of Student Loan Debt Through Mediation & Negotiation

Tom Donadio As of 2019, a staggering 1.5 trillion dollars in student loan debt loan debt currently looms over individuals all over the United States. [1] Individuals in their twenties are less financially independent now than in the 1980s. For years society considered getting an education the first step in ensuring a secure financial future. […]

The Rise of Electronic Dispute Resolution Processes: A Summary of a Recent Look into Online Dispute Resolution

Dafna Lavi, Til Death Do Us Part: Online Mediation as an Answer to Divorce Cases Involving Violence, 16 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 253 (2015). Summary and Analysis by Anna Grushetsky   In “Til Death Do Us Part: Online Mediation as an Answer to Divorce Cases Involving Violence,” Lavi explores the potential benefits of using electronic […]

Highlighting Coverage of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Ghana

 Jacqueline Nolan-Haley, Mediation and Access to Justice in Africa: Perspectives from Ghana, 21 Harv. Negot. L. Rev. 59 (2015). Summary and Analysis by Anna Grushetsky             Some African countries are experiencing what scholars have dubbed civil justice “revolutions.” [1]   Specifically, these countries are embracing previously overlooked forms of alternative dispute resolution (hereinafter “A.D.R.”) processes.[2]  Nolan-Haley […]

Negotiation & Arbitration Take Center Court: Highlighting The New York Times’ Coverage of the N.B.A. Salary Cap

 Thomas Donadio J.D. Candidate, Moritz College of Law 2020   On June 29, 2019, the N.B.A. issued a concise statement providing its 2019-20 season salary cap. This salary cap became effective on July 1, 2019.[1] The N.B.A.’s brief message stands in sharp contrast to the convoluted, exception-riddled 650-page collective bargaining agreement which defines the terms […]