dwight golann

The following items are tagged dwight golann.

Negotiation and Neuroscience: Possible Lessons for Negotiation Instruction

Posted by & filed under Pedagogy at the Program on Negotiation (Pedagogy @ PON).

By Todd Schenk

Can an Understanding of Neuroscience Help Inform Teaching Negotiation? 

Cognition and emotion are important elements of negotiation, from the emergence of disputes through the implementation of agreements. The growing body of research in the cognitive sciences may be able to help us improve negotiation instruction. Thus, the fall 2012 Negotiation Pedagogy Faculty Dinner Seminar

Let Go of Lawsuits

Posted by & filed under Daily, Dispute Resolution.

Adapted from “Helping Your Adversary to Let Go,” first published in the Negotiation newsletter.

Why is it that so many lawsuits aren’t settled until the parties reach the courthouse steps?

Sometimes the reason is strategic: each side may be waiting for the other to blink first. Dwight Golann, a legal scholar and veteran mediator, has identified another

Dwight Golann

Posted by & filed under Greater Boston PON Network.

Professor Golann was a civil litigator before joining the Suffolk Law School faculty, practicing with a Boston law firm and as Chief of Consumer Protection for the Massachusetts Attorney General. He later served as Chief of the Government Bureau and Trial Division for the Attorney General, directing the litigation and settlement of all cases against

Negotiation Seminar

Posted by & filed under DRD Tag Pages.

Negotiation Theory and Practice


Dwight Golann

This seminar will examine the theory and practice of negotiation, focusing primarily on the use of bargaining to resolve legal disputes. Class time will consist of a mixture of role-plays, discussion, and analysis of video, combined with short lectures by the teacher. Each student

Negotiation for Lawyers

Posted by & filed under DRD Tag Pages.

Negotiation for Lawyers


FALL 2012
Dwight Golann

The course will focus on negotiation issues in lawyering, dealing with adversaries and allies, advising clients, resolving ethical issues, preserving professional relationships, understanding cooperation, competition, and compromise, and evaluating the strength and weakness of legal positions. Students will regularly engage in simulated negotiations. In lieu of

Announcing the Third Annual Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress Workshop

Posted by & filed under Events, Harvard Negotiation Research Project, Research Projects.

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School will host the Third Annual Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress Workshop.
The workshop will be held in Cambridge on Friday, November 13th and Saturday, November 14th until 1:00PM.
For this year’s workshop the Steering Committee includes Andrea Schneider, and Art Hinshaw, each of whom hosted an earlier workshop.
Needless to say, we

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Posted by & filed under DRD Tag Pages.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

FALL 2012/SPRING 2013

Dwight Golann
Fall 2012
Suffolk Law School

Robert Smith
Spring 2013
Suffolk Law School

One of a lawyer’s primary tasks is to resolve disputes. Most controversies are never decided by a court, but instead are settled by agreement. The ability to negotiate and mediate effectively is thus crucial for litigators as well as lawyers

The Role of Consent in Mediation

Posted by & filed under Events.

Jacqueline Nolan-Haley, PON Visiting Scholar and Fordham University Law School

Frank E. A. Sander, Harvard Law School

Dwight Golann, Suffolk University Law School

To what extent does consent matter in mediation? What role does consent play in the decision to mediate? What role does it play in the choice of a mediation style or approach? Are there different

Negotiating the Complex: Policymaking Across Sectors

Posted by & filed under News, Webcasts.

Negotiating the Complex
RealPlayer Recommended (download here)
Wednesday, May 21, 2003

Susan L. Podziba

Industry, government, and civil society are becoming increasingly aware that the search for solutions to complex public policy challenges requires their cooperation in a process that draws out the collective wisdom of a diverse group to reach a common public goal. During the final PON