Previous Annual Award Recipients

2006 Winners & Honorees

Special Award for Extraordinary Achievement in the Development of Commercial Dispute Resolution
Negotiation and Conflict Management Group, Lagos, Nigeria, Kehinde Aina, Executive Director

PROFESSIONAL ARTICLES (Category II)

Jennifer K. Robbennolt, Apologies and Settlement Levers, 3 J. on Empirical Legal Studies 333 (July 2006)

STUDENT ARTICLES (Category III)

Jeremy Joseph, Mediation at War: How to Actually Win ‘Hearts and Minds’ – Improving the Reconciliative Effectiveness of the U.S. Military’s Condolence Payment Program to Aggrieved Iraqi Civilians Using Culturally Competent Arab-Muslim Mediation Techniques (Original paper, Georgetown Law Center, Mediation Seminar, Summer 2006)

Carol Pauli, News Media as Mediators (Original Paper, Cardozo School of Law, ADR Seminar, Spring 2006)

BOOKS (Category IV)

Jeffrey Krivis, Improvisational Negotiation: A Mediator’s Stories of Conflict About Love, Money, Anger – and the Strategies that Resolved them, Jossey-Bass, 2006.

Honorable Mention

Andrea Kupfer Schneider and Christopher Honeyman, (Eds), The Negotiator’s Fieldbook: The Desk Reference for the Experienced Negotiator, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, Washington, DC, 2006.


2005 Winners & Honorees

PROFESSIONAL ARTICLES (Category II)

There were a number of excellent submissions. However, there was no one submission that stood out as stronger than the others. Therefore, the judges chose not to present an award in this category this year.

STUDENT ARTICLES (Category III)

Joshua Berry, The Trouble We Have with the Iraqis is US: A proposal for Alternative Dispute Resolution in the New Iraq, 20 Ohio St. J. on Disp. Resol. 527 (2005) and Daniel Hendy, Is a Truth Commission the Solution to Restoring Peace in Post-Conflict Iraq? 20 Ohio St. J. on Disp. Resol. 487 (2005).

BOOKS (Category IV)

Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro, Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate (Viking Press/Penguin Group, New York, October 2005).

PROBLEM-SOLVING IN THE LAW SCHOOL (Category V)

University of Dayton School of Law, Lisa A. Kloppenberg, Dean for the innovative Lawyer as Problem Solver curriculum.


2004 Winners & Honorees

PRACTICAL ACHIEVEMENT (Category I) 

International Bar Association, Working Group on Conflicts of Interest in International Commercial Arbitration, Otto De Witt Wijnen, Chair and Judicial Council of California, Administrative Office of the Courts, Evaluation of The Early Mediation Pilot Programs

PROFESSIONAL ARTICLES (Category II)

Scott R. Peppet, Contract Formation in Imperfect Markets:  Should We Use Mediators in Deals? 19 Ohio St. J. On Disp. Resol. 2 (2004)

Honorable Mention:

Peter N. Thompson, Enforcing Rights Generated In Court-Connected Mediation – Tension Between The Aspirations Of A Private Facilitative Process And The Reality Of Public Adversarial Justice, 19 Ohio St. J. On Disp. Resol. 2 (2004)

STUDENT ARTICLES (Category III)

Jack Wilson, No-Class-Action Arbitration Clauses,” State-Law Unconscionability, and The Federal Arbitration Act:  A Case for Federal Judicial Restraint And Congressional Action, Course Paper (2004) (Forthcoming - Quinnipiac L.R.(2005))

BOOKS (Category IV)

Co-Winners:
Mayer, Bernard S., Beyond Neutrality: Confronting The Crisis In Conflict Resolution, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, 2004

Abramson, Harold I., Mediation Representation: Advocating In A Problem-Solving Process And Accompanying Teacher’s Manual, Nita, Indiana 2004

PROBLEM-SOLVING IN THE LAW SCHOOL (Category V)

Professor Christine Ver Ploeg & Adjunct Professor Michael Landrum, Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution Course, William Mitchell College Of Law, St. Paul, MN

JAMES F. HENRY AWARD

Senator George J. Mitchell for Outstanding Achievement for Distinguished, Sustained Contributions To The ADR Field