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    Saving the Last DanceMediation through Understanding

    Gary J. Friedman, Jack Himmelstein, and Robert H. Mnookin

    A mediation training video illustrating the non-caucus "Mediation through Understanding" model
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    Silver Ore Hotel

    Guhan Subramanian and Jenna Cowie Two party negotiation between a hotel and a wedding planner over a possible wedding booking in the face of diminished occupancy due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    Smithfield v. Rudfurd’s Home Repairs

    Pat Aaron
    Three-person small claims mediation between a homeowner and repair company regarding unfinished roof repair
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    Springfield OutFest

    Kate Harvey and David Kovick, under the supervision of Lawrence Susskind and Jennifer Brown
    This is a six-person, non-scorable negotiation simulation focused on mediating values-based legal disputes, specifically disputes involving conflicting views and values regarding homosexuality and religious faith.
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    Stakes of Engagement, The

    Nicholas Sabin
    Two-party, multi-issue, scoreable negotiation regarding a prenuptial agreement, calling for a balance of substantive and relationship concerns
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    State v. Huntley

    Timothy Reiser
    Two-party criminal plea bargain negotiation between a prosecutor and a public defender for a man charged with aggravated rape
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    Sue or Settle

    Seth Freeman, John Richardson, and Bruce Patton
    Four-person, two-party, strategic decision-making exercise to highlight the cost-benefit analysis in determining whether to settle a medical malpractice case or to continue litigation
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    Summitville Service Agreement

    Patrick Field and Tracy Dyke
    A two-team (four-party), co-mediated, multi-issue negotiation simulation involving a bitter property tax dispute between a small town and an Indian band living on a nearby reservation
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    Super Slipster

    Matt Smith under the supervision of Robert C. Bordone, with revisions by Michael Moffitt
    Two-party personal injury settlement negotiation between the attorney for the injured plaintiff and general counsel for the defendant toy manufacturing company
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    Termination Tempest

    Marjorie Corman Aaron
    Four-person, two-team settlement negotiation between a terminated employee and counsel, and the former employer and counsel, regarding possible settlement of an age discrimination lawsuit
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    Trask Divorce

    Two-party, multi-issue negotiation between lawyers representing a divorcing couple regarding alimony and financial support for a special-needs child; involves ethical issues
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    Tucker Graphics, Inc. and Nihon Ichiban Technology

    Sean Cote under the supervision of Abram Chayes and Antonia Handler Chayes
    Three-person mediated or arbitrated settlement conference regarding a contract dispute between a U.S.-based graphics firm and a Japanese digital printer manufacturer
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    United States v. Dunlop

    Dan Vogel, under the supervision of Robert Bordone
    Four-person, three-issue, two-round between U.S. prosecutors, an executive charged with securities fraud, and defense counsel over the terms of a possible plea bargain; attorney-client interviews are followed by a plea bargain negotiation
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    Waltham Construction v. Foster Fuels

    Dwight Golann
    Four party mediation between a construction company and a fuel supplier over vehicle damage.
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    Water Woes

    Marjorie Corman Aaron and JAMS/ Endispute
    Three-person mediation between an architect and a real estate developer over responsibility and compensation for a major construction error
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    Welding Connection

    Marjorie Corman Aaron and Jim Lawrence
    Four-person grievance mediation among counsel for a welding company, a union representative, and a discharged employee over the legitimacy of the discharge, which was based on a positive drug test