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    Baker & Irwin v. Department of Human Services

    Bruce Deming
    Two-party negotiation between attorneys for a state agency and a gay advocacy group regarding a state policy that led to the removal of two foster children from the home of a gay couple
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    Ballet’s #MeToo

    James Lawrence, Lawrence Susskind
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    Bankruptcy Multiparty Negotiation Simulation

    James Emerson with Ben Longoria, under the supervision of Professors Robert Mnookin and Lawrence Susskind
    This exercise is a six-party simulation of multiparty negotiations in a bankruptcy (reorganization) and mass torts context.
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    Bog Berries, Inc. v. the Federal Environmental AgencyA Case of Compliance Negotiation

    Catherine Preston and Lawrence Susskind
    Five-issue negotiation between three factory representatives and three Federal Environmental Agency representatives over the factory's new operational agreement, in the context of harsh public criticism of both parties
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    Boston Busing Role PlayWorkable Peace: Civil Rights and Integration in the United States

    Melissa Manwaring, under the direction of David Fairman and Stacie Nicole Smith
    Six-party, multi-issue negotiation among governmental, organizational, and family stakeholders regarding the implementation of court-ordered racial integration measures in Boston public schools and possible improvements in education and community relations
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    Broken Benches

    Author(s): Marjorie Corman Aaron and JAMS/Endispute
    Four-person mediation and/or arbitration of a personal injury claim, among plaintiff, plaintiff's lawyer, and counsel for defendant's insurance company; arbitrator roles include possible plaintiff or defense bias
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    Bullard Houses

    Ron Karp, David Gold and Mox Tan
    Two-party, multi-issue real estate negotiation between representatives for a buyer and seller, where BATNAs are important
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    Camilia Pictures

    Robyn Cali and Robert C. Bordone
    Two-party, multi-issue, potentially integrative settlement negotiation between lawyers for a large entertainment conglomerate and its wholly-owned film production company over the rights to a new documentary film and the clients' future relationship
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    Clarke v. California Insurance Co., et al.

    Harvard Negotiation Project and Hastings College of Law
    Two-party distributive negotiation between counsel for an insurance company and the insured regarding a disability benefits settlement
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    Commonwealth v. McGorty

    Robert C. Bordone and Jeremy McClane
    Four-person integrative plea bargain negotiation between two prosecutors, a public defender, and an alleged assailant
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    Costless Warehouse

    Joe Voyticky
    Four- or five-person negotiation to settle an employee's claim of discriminatory firing and employer's claim of illegal conduct; negotiators represent each party, with optional fifth role who knows confidential details of each party's case
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    Environmental Role-Play:

    DEC v. Riverside

    David Lax, James Sebenius, Lawrence Susskind, and Thomas Weeks
    Two-party, multi-issue, scoreable negotiation between a manufacturer and a state environmental agency to reach a settlement over the manufacturer's pollution of a local river
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    DEC v. RiversideDiscussion of the PON Simulation

    David Lax

    A videotaped analysis of players' scores from the PON role simulation "DEC v. Riverside"