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California Western -- Creative Problem Solving
Presentations Archive

This page includes faculty presentations on creative problem solving since 1998. 

2004

  • November 6: Linda Morton, "Cutting Edge Issues in Healthcare Mediation," Conference of the Southern California Mediation Association, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California.
  • October 29: Katharine Rosenberry, "So What's the Problem?" University of London School of Oriental and African Studies, London, England.
  • October 24: James Cooper presented a survey of problem solving mechanisms in Latin America legal reform efforts at the closing conference for the post-graduate program Estado de Derecho y Reformas a la Justicia, Santiago, Chile.
  • May 20: Katharine Rosenberry, "Role of Government Dispute Resolution," National Conference of Community Associations Institute, San Diego, California.
  • May 10: Thomas Barton, "The Rule of Law: A Challenge of Understanding," Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile.
  • May 7: Thomas Barton, "The Post-Liberal Rule of Law," Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile.
  • May 4: Laurence Benner, "California Western's Bail Project Solves the Problem of Providing the Indigent Accused in San Diego with Prompt Access to Advice and Legal Services," Association of American Law Schools Conference on Clinical Legal Education, San Diego, California.
  • April 8: James Cooper, "Solucin alternativa de conflictos en los tratados de libre comercio: el Tratado de Libre Comercio entre Chile y E.E.U.U." ["Alternative Dispute Resolution in Free Trade Agreements: The Bilateral Free Trade Agreement Between Chile and the United States of America"], Faculty of Law, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile.
  • March 19: Thomas Barton, "Lawyers as Creative Problems Solvers and Their Education," Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan.
  • March 5: Thomas Barton, "Barriers to Creative Problem Solving: Culture and Mentality," Conference on Preventing and Solving Legal Problems Creatively, San Diego, California.
  • March 5: Katharine Rosenberry, "Teaching Creative Prevention and Solution Throughout the Law School Curriculum," Conference on Preventing and Solving Legal Problems Creatively, San Diego, California.
  • March 4: Katharine Rosenberry, "Barriers to Preventing and Solving Legal Problems Creatively," Conference on Preventing and Solving Legal Problems Creatively, San Diego, California.

2003

  • July 11: Thomas Barton, "The Cultural Roots of Alternative Perspectives and Alternative Justices," International Psychology and Law Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • July 11: Janet Weinstein, "Teaching Creative Thinking to Prepare Students to Practice Therapeutic Jurisprudence," International Psychology and Law Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • June 25: Katharine Rosenberry, "Barriers to Creativity," Annual Conference of the International Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, Aix-en-Provence, France.
  • May 21: Mark Weinstein, "Negotiation Skills for Enhanced Leadership Effectiveness," Legal Marketing Association, Southern California Chapter, Costa Mesa, California.
  • May 15: Thomas Barton, "Preventive Law in Research" and "Preventive Law in Teaching," University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland.
  • May 12: Thomas Barton, "The Future of Law and Legal Practice," Conference of The Research Project of the Academy of Finland, Helsinki, Finland.
  • March 4: Steven Smith, "Legal Education, Technology and Modern Problem Solving," Ley+Tec Conference, North American Chilean  Cultural Institute, Santiago, Chile.
  • March 4: James Cooper, "New Legal Technologies and the Legacy of Janeen Kerper," Ley+Tec Conference, North American Chilean Cultural Institute, Santiago, Chile.
  • March 7-8: Linda Morton and Janet Weinstein, "Teaching Ourselves and Our Students to Think More Creatively," Externship Conference, Catholic University School of Law, Washington, D.C.
  • February 27: James Cooper, "Voice in the Legal Profession," Law Women Conference, "Paths to Success: The Diversification of Voice and Style in Law School and the Legal Profession," New York University School of Law, New York, New York.

2002

  • November 15: Thomas Barton, "Introductory Overview," and "Middle Eastern Cultural Perspective on the Rule of Law," Conference entitled "The Rule of Law: Creating an Effective Legal Environment for the Global Economy," San Diego, California.
  • July 18: Thomas Barton, "American Concepts of the Rule of Law," Human Rights Lawyers, International Visitors Council, San Diego, California.
  • July 18: Robert Bohrer, "American Legal Education and Trends," International Visitors Council, San Diego, California.
  • June 19: Andrea Johnson, "Evaluating Technology in Legal Education Using Formative Assessment," Conference on Computer Assisted Legal Instruction, Chicago, Illinois.
  • April 18: James Cooper, "Globalization and New Forms of Problem Solving," Rotary Club, Coronado, California.
  • April 3-6: Thomas Barton, "Preventive Law: A Methodology for Preventing Problems," Annual Meeting of the ABA Section on Dispute Resolution, Seattle, Washington.
  • April 3-6: Linda Morton, "Teaching Creative Problem Solving," Annual Meeting of the ABA Section on Dispute Resolution, Seattle, Washington.
  • March: Thomas Barton, "Integrating Problem Solving and Problem Prevention into an Existing Law School Curriculum ," St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami, Florida.
  • January 23: James Cooper, "Problem Solving Among Indigenous People," Quito, Ecuador. 
  • January 14: James Cooper, "Problem Solving Among Indigenous People," Temecuo, Chile
  • January 4: Andrea Johnson, "Formative Assessment Using Electronic Workbooks," Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools, New Orleans, Louisiana.

2001 

  • December: Steven Smith, "A Problem Solving Approach for Students," St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami, Florida. 
  • October 29: James Cooper, "Horizontal Justice and Problem-Solving in an Era of Judicial Reform," Tome, Chile.
  • October: Janet Weinstein and Linda Morton, "A Cognitive Perspective on Problem Solving," Fifth International Clinical Conference: Problem Solving in Clinical Education, Arrowhead, California.
  • October 26: James Cooper, "Hacia el Abogado Multidimensional," Chilean Ministry of Justice National Conference "Evaluacisn ydesafiss futuros de la Reforma Procesal Penal," Pucon, Chile. 
  • September 20: Thomas Barton, "Preventive and Problem Solving Roles for Lawyers," San Diego County Bar Association CLE, San Diego, California.
  • September 11: Thomas Barton and Janet Bowermaster, "When Lawyers and the Legal System Confront Family Violence," Sixth International Conference on Family Violence, San Diego, California.
  • August: Linda Morton, "The Power of ADR: Using a Creative Problem Solving Model in Law School Teaching," Annual Conference of the American Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois.
  • July 17: James Cooper, "Judges as Designers," Annual Conference of the National Council for Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Monterey, California.
  • June: Andrea Johnson, "Assessing Technology-based Legal Education: Using Electronic Workbooks in Large Classes for Formative Assessment," Gonzaga Institute, Spokane, Washington.
  • May 3: Thomas Barton, "The Comprehensive Law Movement: New Directions in Therapeutic Lawyering," Second International Conference on Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • April: Steven Smith, "Problem Solving and the Law School Curriculum," University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa.
  • March 10: Thomas Barton, "Harnessing Emotion and Human Connection in the Law," Culture and Humanities Conference, Austin, Texas.
  • February 5: Thomas Barton and James Cooper, "Lawyers as Creative Problem Solvers," New York University School of Law, New York, New York.
  • February 5: James Cooper, "Lawyer as Problem-Solver and Designer," New York University Law School, New York, New York.
  • January: Janet Bowermaster, "Creative Problem Solving," Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools, San Francisco, California.

2000

  • November 17: Thomas Barton, "The Future of Legal Education," Conference of the Pre-Law Advisors National Council, San Diego, California.
  • November 10: Janet Bowermaster, "Cautions on the Therapeutic Approach in Family Courts," Preventive Law Symposium, San Diego, California.
  • November 10: Janet Weinstein and Mark Weinstein, "Question-Asking Techniques," Preventive Law Symposium, San Diego, California.
  • October 25: James Cooper, "On Advocacy and Problem-Solving in an Era of Judicial Reform," "Disafiss de la Implementacisn de la Reforma Procesal Penal," Pucon, Chile.
  • October 13: Thomas Barton, "Creative Approaches to Lawyering: Preventive Law," Conference on the Changing Face of Practice, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • July: James Cooper, "Creative Problem Solving and Law," United Nations Development Program, San Francisco, California.
  • May 29: Thomas Barton, "Preventive Law: An Appropriate Technology for Exporting the Rule of Law," Annual Conference of the Law and Society Association, Miami, Florida.
  • May 12: Thomas Barton, "Problem Framing," Annual Meeting of the Consortium for Innovative Legal Education, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • February 24-27: Janeen Kerper, "Creative Problem Solving and the Law: A Working Definition," The Lawyer as Creative Problem Solver, San Diego, California.

1999

  • July 6-9: Thomas Barton, "Order, Emotion and Therapeutic Jurisprudence," Psychology and Law International Conference, Dublin, Ireland.
  • July: James Cooper, "Problem Solving and a New Kind of Lawyering," Charter 100, San Diego, California.
  • May 27-29: Thomas Barton, "Law and Post-Enlightenment Culture," Annual Conference of the Law and Society Association, Chicago, Illinois.

1998

  • November 16: Thomas Barton, "The Meaning and Values of Creative Problem Solving," Stanford Law School, Stanford, California.
  • September: James Cooper, "Law and Creative Problem Solving," Rotary Club, San Diego, California.
  • July: Thomas Barton, "Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Creative Problem-Solving," First Annual International Conference on Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Winchester, England.
  • June 4-7: Thomas Barton, "Using Creative Problem Solving to Connect Theoretical Perspectives in Law and Society," Annual Conference of the Law and Society Association, Aspen, Colorado.
  • March 3: James Cooper, "Creative Problem Solving Meets Therapeutic Jurisprudence," Annual Meeting of the American Law and Psychology Association, Redondo Beach, California.

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