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Jonathan R. Cohen




Mailing Address:
Box #117625 Gainesville, FL 32611


(352) 273-0919

(352) 392-3005


J.D., Harvard Law School Ph.D., Harvard University M.A.., Harvard University A.B., Harvard College

Teaching and Scholarship

Negotiation, Dispute Resolution, Ethics, Evidence, Social Justice

Professional Activities

  • University of Florida: Joined College of Law faculty in 1999 on staff at the law school's Institute for Dispute Resolution
  • Harvard Law School: Hewlett Fellow & Lecturer in Law (1997-99)
  • Harvard University: Teaching Fellow (Economics) (1989, 1992-93)
  • Organizations: American Bar Association (Dispute Resolution Section), Massachusetts Bar, New York Bar

Evidence (Law 6330)

Negotiation (Law 6385)

Religion in Legal Thought & Practice (Law 6936)

Representative Law Reviews/Journals

  • "Open-Minded Listening," 5 Charlotte Law Review 139-164 (2014).
  • "Conflicts as Inner Trials: Transitions for Clients, Ideas for Lawyers," 13 Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution 393-412 (2012).
  • "The Path between Sebastian’s Hospitals: Fostering Reconciliation after a Tragedy," 17 Barry Law Review 89-131 (2011).
  • "Coping with Lasting Social Injustice," 13 Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice 259-283 (2007).
  • "Judaism without Ordinary Law: Toward a Broader View of Sanctification," 71 The Reconstructionist 50-56 (Fall 2006).
  • "Legislating Apology: The Pros and Cons," 70 University of Cincinnati Law Review 819-872 (2002).
  • "When People are the Means: Negotiating with Respect," 14 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 739-802 (2001).
  • "Apology and Organizations: Exploring an Example from Medical Practice," 27 Fordham Urban Law Journal 1447-1482 (2000).
  • "Advising Clients to Apologize," 72 Southern California Law Review 1009-1069 (1999).
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