A Winning Approach to Negotiations: Self-Awareness, Flexibility, and Practice

Guest post by Katrina June Lee, Associate Clinical Professor, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law On September 21, the Moritz College of Law hosted the incomparable Marya Cody Kolman as its 2016 Lawrence Lecturer, named in honor of lawyer and law school educator James K. L. Lawrence (Moritz ‘65). A Yale Law grad, … Continue reading A Winning Approach to Negotiations: Self-Awareness, Flexibility, and Practice

Best Practices for Law Schools and Student Organizations when Inviting Guest Speakers

This post is formatted as a draft policy on best practices for law schools and law-student organizations when they invite guests to speak to or interact with their law school community. This policy errs on the side of formality and specificity, attempting to spell out specific steps for inviting guests and planning events. Feedback is welcome, … Continue reading Best Practices for Law Schools and Student Organizations when Inviting Guest Speakers

“Vocal fry” discussion October 18

You are invited to join the first Facebook chat sponsored by the peer-edited journal Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD. This chat will feature live chat-based discussion of Professor Michael Higdon's forthcoming article, Oral Advocacy and Vocal Fry: The Unseemly, Sexist Side of Nonverbal Persuasion. Professor Susie Salmon of Arizona Law will moderate the discussion featuring Professor … Continue reading “Vocal fry” discussion October 18

Inclusive Listening: Pushing Through Bias and Assumptions

Guest post by Katherine Silver Kelly, Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Director of Academic Support at the Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University Lawyers like to think we are excellent listeners. We do it all the time; it’s at the core of our profession. As with any skill, good listening requires ongoing practice … Continue reading Inclusive Listening: Pushing Through Bias and Assumptions