Recent Faculty Books – Summer 2013

“Designing Systems and Processes for Managing Disputes” (Wolters Kluwer, 2013), co-written by Clinical Professor Robert C. Bordone ’97, Professor Emeritus Frank E.A. Sander ’52, Nancy H. Rogers, and Craig A. McEwen, is the first course book of its kind offering a multidisciplinary and skill-based guide to designing and implementing alternative dispute resolution systems.

Leaving the stage

Imagine for a moment a lawsuit involving, as so many of them do, a dispute over accounting practices. Now add some complex questions of federal jurisdiction and procedure. Then assume that the parties decide—wisely—to settle. As the saying goes, “Who you gonna call?”

Alternative lawstyle

Frank E.A. Sander ’52 had nearly two decades under his belt teaching tax and family law at HLS when Chief Justice Warren Burger tapped him to present a paper on alternative dispute resolution 29 years ago.

Sander Steps Down as Associate Dean

Since 1987 the size of the Law School curriculum has increased by nearly 20 percent. And the job of putting the teaching program together each year has become more complex, as the School has tried to create smaller classes in both the first and second years, and sought to respond to widening demand in such […]

The Great Negotiator

  This spring former U.S. Senator George Mitchell, who chaired the Northern Ireland peace negotiations that led to the “Good Friday Agreement” of 1998, received the Great Negotiator Award from the HLS Program on Negotiation (PON). Professor Robert Mnookin ’68, chair of the steering committee of PON, praised Mitchell for exemplifying the qualities of “preparedness, […]