CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 2, Issue 29 - April 12, 2002

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

ALEXANDRIA ZYLSTRA PUBLISHES ARTICLE IN JOURNAL OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Alexandria Zylstra ('01) published an article entitled “Mediation and Domestic Violence: A Practical Screening Method for Mediators and Mediation Program Administrators” at 2001 Journal of Dispute Resolution 253. The article examines the controversy about mediation of cases involving domestic violence, evaluates the present state of screening methods used across the nation, and proposes a model screening protocol. Andria argues that as court-ordered child custody mediation becomes more popular, effective screening methods are increasingly important to ensure that the process and potential outcome are fair, voluntary, and do not further endanger victims of domestic violence, the children involved, or the mediator. The article is based on her Seminar paper (now called the "LL.M. Major Research Project").

LAW SCHOOL / UNIVERSITY NEWS

TRUMAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS HOSTS SPEAKER
The University of Missouri-Columbia Truman School of Public Affairs will be hosting Doug Menarchik, Ph.D., Director of the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, at Reynolds Alumni Center, Columns Room C. Dr. Menarchik is an international expert on terrorism from a military perspective. He will be speaking on "Terrorism as War and the War on Terrorism".

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

PROGRAM DIRECTOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROGRAM, AGL RESOURCES, ATLANTA, GA
AGL Resources in Atlanta is searching for a program director for its new employment dispute resolution program. The program director will be responsible for ensuring that employee issues covered by the program are handled in a timely manner consistent with corporate goals and objectives. For more details and how to apply, see the web site.

FULL-TIME PROJECT MANAGER, CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTER, WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
A new online Resource Center supporting the use of constructive forms of conflict management in higher education has just been launched using a 3-year grant from the federal Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education (FIPSE). The Conflict Management in Higher Education Resource Center project is directed by Bill Warters and staffed and administered from Wayne State University's College of Urban, Labor, and Metropolitan Affairs in Detroit, Michigan. The newly hired Project Manager will be responsible for program promotion and outreach activities, and for general maintenance and enhancement of the new web site. Applications should be delivered by May 10, 2001 to ensure full consideration. Starting Date: May 28, 2002 or thereafter. For more details on this position see the binder in 206 Hulston.