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Dealing With Conflict/Martin Rosenfeld,JD

November 27, 2015

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The Program on Negotiation (PON) is situated at Harvard Law School and produces prolific writings on negotiation matters. A recent article was entitled “How to Deal With Threats”, but it is primarily aimed at dealing with any adversary. The following suggestion appears: “As customer service representatives have been taught, the best way to handle a […]

Choosing Life/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

November 16, 2015

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An article that will bring a lump to your throat can be found at https://www.commentarymagazine.com/foreign-policy/middle-east/israel/coping-with-terror-by-choosing-life/. The article, penned by Evelyn Gordon, focuses on choosing life in the wake of tragedy. It pays tribute to brave survivors in Israel who experienced tragedy of great proportion in their own life. is the theme of this poignant article. It […]

Life After Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

November 11, 2015

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The New York Book Pundit had this to say about a book on divorce: “Rossana Condoleo’s ‘Happy Divorce’ is one of those rare gems that bring back your faith in humanity. Divorce is ugly, but you don’t actually have to “die” from it. […] And perhaps it’s safe to say ‘Happy Divorce’ is the post-divorce […]

NYC Police Negotiations/Martin Rosenfeld, JDrbitration

November 8, 2015

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Last week, the Police Union of NYC and its employer, The City of New York, brought a contract dispute to arbitration. At issue was the extent of a raise due to City police officers. The award was determined to be a 1% raise for a two-year period. Immediately there was speculation about how this would […]