The Desert Talking Piece - Fall|Winter 2020-2021

Martha Minow, Harvard’s 300th Anniversary University Professor

Saltman Center Events: Getting to Know Harvard Professor Martha Minow

Renowned professor and former Dean of the Harvard Law School will present annual Beecroft Lecture on March 8Read more

Sternlight and the Psychology of Technology

New article co-authored by Saltman Center Founding Director Jean Sternlight examines psychological impacts of online lawyering

Paying It Forward: The ADR Chapin Book Award

Adjunct professor and devoted ADR practitioner Patrick Chapin creates annual $1,000 student gift

Let’s (Virtually) Talk It Out

Boyd’s annual Client Counseling Competition allows students to practice vital legal skill, this time in an online setting

Recent Issues

Fall|Winter 2021-2022 - As Alternative Dispute Resolution has continually grown in popularity and practitioners, the Saltman Center for Dispute Resolution is no different in its expansion. From launching a partnership with the university's Ombuds office to ensure employees have a safe place to air their grievances to a recent graduate's career epiphany in an ADR class, learn more in this installment of The Desert Talking Piece.
Fall|Winter 2020-2021 - There is little doubt that 2020 has seen an incredible shift online for the legal profession, and the Saltman Center is helping to guide the way. From hosting online lectures and competitions to research on the psychological impacts of online lawyering and helping the next generation of practitioners. Learn more in this issue of The Desert Talking Piece.
Fall|Winter 2019-2020 - Though it has been 15 years since it was launched, the Saltman Center remains committed to advancing the theory and practice of ADR in scholarly publications, student involvement and special events. Professor Lydia Nussbaum steps in to fill the sizable shoes of Professor Jean Sternlight, the Saltman Center's Founding Director.
Fall|Winter 2018-2019 - This year, the Saltman Center unveils its Dispute Resolution Concentration and prepares to host the inaugural West Coast Dispute Resolution Conversation. Discover these exciting developments and meet Robin Gonzales, a student leading the way in ADR.
Spring|Summer 2018 - Join us as we welcome two new key faculty members, and three new student fellows. Also learn about the Center's new Juvenile Dependency Mediation Program.