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Thursday, November 10, 2011

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… More

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Prof. Bordone discusses Washington’s debt negotiations on WBUR’s Radio Boston.

July 26, 2011: Listen to the interview here.… More

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Prof. Bordone weighs in on brinksmanship in Washington on CNN Money

July 2011: Prof. Bordone weighs in at “CNN Money” on brinksmanship in Washington and the debt negotiations Read the full article here.… More

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Alonzo Emery ’10 helps to build a disabilities clinic at Renmin University Law School in Beijing

by Elaine McArdle At least 675 million people in the world have physical, intellectual or psychosocial disabilities, and many struggle for basic human rights including education and physical safety. In some countries, disabled children are not allowed to enroll in school or are segregated from other children. Women with disabilities are more likely to be… More

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Harvard Mediation Program Celebrates 30 Years of Students Resolving Conflicts

by Elaine McArdle After studying law and mediation in the People’s Republic of China post-college, David G. Seibel ’97 was eager to find the best training possible in alternative dispute resolution. He chose HLS in large part because of the Harvard Mediation Program (HMP), a Student Practice Organization which this year celebrates its 30th anniversary… More

Saturday, May 21, 2011

HNMCP project on collective bargaining in Nantucket receives local attention as the the project report is released on the heels of a Town Meeting in which contract agreements with seven local labor unions were ratified by voters.

On the heels of a Town Meeting in which contract agreements with seven local labor unions were ratified by voters, the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program earlier this month released its final report on Nantucket’s collective bargaining process. A series of recommendations, including deconsolidating negotiations with labor unions, reevaluating the use of attorneys in… More

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Fisher Sander Prize Winner Announced at HLS Graduation

Congratulations to Jessica Beess und Chrostin ’13 for her winning paper, titled “The Future of Collective Redress in Europe: Where We Are and How to Move Forward.” The Fisher Sander Prize was established in 2007 by the Program on Negotiation in honor of Professors Roger Fisher, the Williston Professor of Law Emeritus, and Frank E. A. Sander,… More

Monday, May 2, 2011

CPR award-winning paper published this month

The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) selected “Building a Latin American Coalition on Forests: Negotiation Barriers and Opportunities,” a paper written by Maria Banda ’10 and John Oppermann ’10, to be the recipient of its 2010 Original Student Article or Paper Award at its annual awards banquet in January 2011 at the… More

Monday, April 18, 2011

Winners announced for Harvard Law School’s 58th annual Williston Competition, an annual contract negotiation and drafting competition for first-year law students

This year’s winners were Best Overall Contract (1st Place): Ruchi Desai, Lisa Ma, Graham Phillips& Megan Riley. Best Representation of Fresh Air (2nd Place): Matthew Aldana & Benjamin Freeman Best Representation of Boston (2nd Place): Andrew Cath Rubenstein & Doug Smith The Williston Competition presents participants with a complex business problem and charges them with representing… More

Friday, March 25, 2011

Symposium hosted by HNMCP, the Program on Negotiation, and the Harvard Negotiation Law Review: The Criminalization of Conflict Resolution

Go to the blog to follow the symposium live                        … More

Monday, March 21, 2011

Cross-school collaboration: HLS Negotiation Workshop students cross the bridge to negotiate with HBS

by Elaine McArdle On a raw and rainy winter day in Boston, in a small room at Harvard Business School, two teams of students sit facing each other across a conference table. Each team includes two HBS students playing the roles of corporate executives at major drug companies, and an HLS student acting as their… More

Friday, January 21, 2011

HNMCP receives the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution’s 2010 Award for Problem Solving in the Law School Curriculum

The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) selected the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program (HNMCP) to be the recipient of its 2010 Problem Solving in the Law School Curriculum Award at its annual awards banquet on January 11, 2011 at the New York offices of Fulbright & Jaworski LLP. The clinic’s director… More

Friday, January 21, 2011

The “Master of Disasters”

  Prof. Bordone talks about the “Master of Disasters,” Ken Feinberg, in the ABA Journal‘s January cover story.… More