06 Nov John G Shulman ’82 Sues the State of Minnesota
Presenting John Shulman:Alumnus, Author, Attorney and Gentleman.
“John G. Shulman is an experienced attorney, negotiator, entrepreneur and public speaker skilled in the art and science of interest-based negotiation. With an A.B. in English from Harvard College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, Mr. Shulman trained with leaders in the negotiation field. Mr. Shulman has worked with the Harvard Program on Negotiation on a project in the Middle East addressing conflict over Gaza and the West Bank. He has provided negotiation and conflict resolution training to United Nations personnel at the War Crimes Tribunal for Rwanda. Mr. Shulman is a founder of the Center for Negotiation and Justice at William Mitchell College of Law in Minnesota and is a Visiting Professor at the National Law University, Delhi, India.” via http://www.alignor.com/team_john.html
Click here to read the article about the lawsuit that appeared in the Star Tribune:http://www.startribune.com/lawsuit-claims-minnesota-fails-to-educate-poor-minority-students-in-mpls-st-paul/340843751/
We looked at John’s children’s book The Lama, the Snowleopard and the Thunder Dragon donated by him for the Joy Rugh Memorial Library (in the alumni office) and here’s what we found.
“For the Woodstock community,
May you continue to inspire youthful imaginations and bring about greater empathy and understanding among peoples of this world” – John G Schulman
John has also written ‘Minnissippi.“This provocative novel exposes the seamy underside of education “reform,” where politicians, community leaders and mass media subvert urban public education to suit their own narrow self-interest and hidden agendas. With generations of children consigned to fail in racially and economically segregated urban schools, our corrupt political system embraces stale education “reforms” as new and innovative. Why are those in the know unwilling to tell the truth about an education system that is designed to fail? With vivid characters and biting humor, Minnissippi poses heartbreaking questions we as a society need to answer”. -via www.amazon.com