Prof. Carli N. Conklin’s article, “Lost Options for Mutual Gain? The Lawyer, the Layperson, and Dispute Resolution in Early America” was recently published by the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution (28 Ohio St. J. on Disp. Resol. 581 (2013).
In the article, Prof. Conklin explores a late-eighteenth century/early-nineteenth century pamphlet campaign promoting the use of arbitration over litigation in Massachusetts, drawing parallels to arguments made in favor of dispute resolution today.
The Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution is the official law journal of the American Bar Association’s Section on Dispute Resolution.