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An Introduction to The Advocates and the Work of Professor Roger Fisher: A Prequel to the Program on Negotiation

An Introduction to The Advocates and the Work of Professor Roger Fisher: A Prequel to the Program on Negotiation

  By R. Lisle Baker, Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School, HLS ‘68 and former advocate on The Advocates. Before Roger Fisher founded the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, he was nationally recognized for having created an award-winning public affairs television show, The Advocates, which aired on […]

 
 

Procedural Justice Beyond Borders: Mediation in Ghana

Procedural Justice Beyond Borders: Mediation in Ghana

By Jacqueline Nolan-Haley and James Kwasi Annor-Ohene Abstract Ghana enacted comprehensive alternative dispute resolution legislation in 2010 with the specific goals of providing access to justice and promoting domestic and foreign direct investment (The Act).  A significant aspect of the Act was the inclusion of customary arbitration and mediation.  The focus […]

 
 

Symposium 2014 Schedule

Symposium 2014 Schedule

Political Dialogue and Civility in an Age of Polarization Saturday, March 1 9:00-9:15am Welcome message from Dean Minow 9:15-10:15am Panel: Political Discourse, How It Has Changed, and Why It Is the Way It Is Panelists: Jim Flug, Peter Ambler, and Tom Bonier Moderator: Nancy Welsh 10:15-10:45am Response Panel Panelists: Bob Bordone, […]

 
 

Unmasking Masculinity in Negotiation Scholarship

Unmasking Masculinity in Negotiation Scholarship

By John Miller Men and women often experience negotiation differently. In fact, many patriarchal societal inequalities play out during negotiations, particularly when men and women negotiate with each other. Researchers like Linda Babcock, Hannah Riley Bowles, and Sara Laschever, to name just a few, have written extensively about how gendered […]

 
 

HNLR Symposium 2014- Save the Date

HNLR Symposium 2014- Save the Date

The Harvard Negotiation Law Review is pleased to announce its annual Symposium, “Political Dialogue and Civility in an Age of Polarization” to take place Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Signs of polarization and the damage it causes are painfully evident in political and civic […]

 
 

How Obama Can Be “Tuff” in Syria

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By Robert C. Bordone and Alonzo Emery We haven’t been able to shake the image: 20 year-old Michael Brandon Hill enters a packed elementary school in Decatur, Georgia armed with an AK-47 assault rifle.  He seems determined to make the start of the school year a day of grief, tragedy […]

 
 

Mediator as Moral Witness

Mediator as Moral Witness

David Hoffman has written an article based on a talk he gave at the March 2013 Harvard Negotiation Law Review Symposium honoring the legacy of Roger Fisher. David is an attorney, mediator, arbitrator, and founder of Boston Law Collaborative, LLC. He teaches the Mediation course at Harvard Law School, where […]

 
 

Older Symposium Videos Available

Videos of the 2011 and 2012 HNLR Symposiums are now available online (and videos of the 2010 Symposium remain available). A QuickTime-enabled browser is needed to view these videos. Please check them out at the individual Symposium pages under “Symposium Central”.

 
 

HNLR Symposium 2013 Videos Online

HNLR Symposium 2013 Videos Online

You can now find videos of the panels from this year’s HNLR Symposium – Ideas and Impact: Roger Fisher’s Legacy – on the Symposium 2013 page (at http://www.hnlr.org/symposium2013/).

 
 

HNLR Symposium 2013 Details Available

HNLR Symposium 2013 Details Available

You can now find additional details about this year’s HNLR Symposium - Ideas and Impact: Roger Fisher’s Legacy - on the Symposium 2013 page under Symposium Central (at http://www.hnlr.org/symposium2013/). The page includes details on location, registration, and panel topics/times. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, March 2.