Making Peace with Your Enemy: Nelson Mandela and His Contributions to Conflict Resolution

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Jean R. Sternlight

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law

Andrea Kupfer Schneider

Marquette University - Law School

Penelope Andrews

New York Law School; New York Law School

Richard J. Goldstone

Independent

Carrie Menkel-Meadow

University of California, Irvine School of Law; Georgetown University Law Center

Robert H. Mnookin

Harvard Law School; Program on Negotiation

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

This is a transcription of the tenth anniversary celebration of the Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution at the William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The event was held in honor of Nelson Mandela, and included a panel discussion about his contributions to the dispute resolution field.

Panelists included Dean Penelope Andrews of the University of Cape Town Faculty of Law, Prof. Carrie Menkel-Meadow of the U.C. Irvine School of Law, Prof. Robert Mnookin of Harvard Law School, and Judge Richard Goldstone, a former member of the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

An introduction was made by Dean Dan Hamilton of the Boyd School of Law and Prof. Jean Sternlight, Director of the Saltman Center. Prof. Andrea Schneider, Director of the Marquette University Law School Dispute Resolution Program, delivered opening remarks and led the panel discussion.

Keywords: Nelson Mandela, alternative dispute resolution, ADR, mediation, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Suggested Citation

Sternlight, Jean R. and Schneider, Andrea Kupfer and Andrews, Penelope and Goldstone, Richard J. and Menkel-Meadow, Carrie J. and Mnookin, Robert H., Making Peace with Your Enemy: Nelson Mandela and His Contributions to Conflict Resolution (2015). Harvard PON Working Paper Forthcoming; Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 16, 2015; UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-11; Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 16-10; UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2747507

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