News Archive


Sunday, November 21, 2010

Uncommon Loss, Common Bond: HLS Clinic Helps Teens Who Have Been Victimized by Acts of Violence

Mark Hutchinson’s father lost the use of his legs in a bombing in Northern Ireland. Caitlin Leavey was 10 years old when her father, a New York City fire lieutenant, died leading firefighters from Ladder 15 into the south tower of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. For these teens and 73 others… More

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Harvard Law School Hosts 2010 American Bar Association Regional Negotiation Competition

Sixteen teams from nine different law schools from throughout the Northeast took part in the ABA Regional Negotiation Competition held at Harvard Law School and organized by Harvard Negotiators on November 13–14, 2010. Approximately 35 judges, all practicing lawyers in the Boston area, evaluated the teams and chose the winners. A team comprised of two… More

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Prof. Robert Bordone contributes to the conversation in this month’s Global Brief: “Winning in the New Century Means . . . “

The era in which deploying sheer military might or flexing one’s vast economic muscle might be sufficient to win (or, more modestly, end or manage) a conflict has passed. Stunning technological advances in the last decade (think: social networking sites, smart phones, and the relentless 24/7 news cycle), combined with the break-neck pace of economic,… More

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Federal Officials and Staff Talk Negotiation with the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinic

Consensus is the lifeblood of democratic institutions.  However in the polarized atmosphere of Washington, D.C. today, consensus is becoming an increasingly rare and precious commodity, as this year’s debates over issues like health care reform and financial regulation have made clear. To help curb that trend, twenty senior federal officials—both Republicans and Democrats – met… More

Friday, September 3, 2010

Jamison Davies, winner of the Fisher/Sander Prize, to be published in the Harvard Negotiation Law Review

Jamison Davies is winner of the 2010 Roger Fisher and Frank E.A. Sander Prize a third-year law student at Harvard Law School and an Executive Editor for the Harvard Negotiation Law Review.  After growing up in Denver, Colorado, he graduated from Boston College in 2008 with a degree in Economics and Political Science. This prize was… More

Friday, August 13, 2010

HNMCP Clinical Instructor Stephan Sonnenberg speaks at the American Psychological Association’s 2010 Convention in San Diego.

On Friday, August 13, 2010, Sonnenberg presented at two separate panels at the APA’s Annual convention. The first presentation focused on the implications for conflict resolution practitioners and trainers of the 2009 Supreme Court case Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project.  The 6-3 decision, which upheld laws criminalizing the delivery of conflict resolution and human rights related… More

Thursday, August 12, 2010

HNMCP takes negotiation training to youth survivors terrorism and violence

In 2008, Tuesday’s Children organized a youth summer camp designed to create a community and mutual support network of young people from around the world with similarly tragic experiences as survivors of terrorist attacks. Part of the camp was designed to teach these adolescents negotiation, communication and conflict management skills. Tuesday’s Children subsequently decided to… More