CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 2, Issue 39 - August 1, 2002

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROF. STERNLIGHT PUBLISHES ARTICLE ON ARBITRATION AND CLASS ACTIONS
Jean Sternlight published an article in the Spring 2002 issue of Dispute Resolution Magazine entitled, "Should an Arbitration Provision Trump the Class Action? No: Permitting Companies to Skirt Class Actions Through Mandatory Arbitration Would be Dangerous and Unwise." This is the "con" part of a pro and con pair of articles on the question.

ANDRIA ZYLSTRA ACCEPTS TEACHING POSITION AT STEPHENS COLLEGE
Alexandria Zylstra ('01) recently accepted an assistant professor position at Stephens College in Columbia. Beginning this Fall, she will be teaching pre-law courses in the Philosophy, Law, and Political Science Department. Congratulations, Andria!

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

BAR ASSOCIATION OF METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS CLE PROGRAM ST. LOUIS, SEPT. 9
The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis is sponsoring a CLE program on mediation in workers' compensation cases on Sept. 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. For more information, call Maria, Katy, or Gwen at (314) 421-4134.

RESEARCH CONFERENCE ON DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION NEW YORK, NY, SEPT. 19-20
The Institute of Judicial Administration at New York University School of Law is hosting the Research Conference on Domestic and International Arbitration. The conference will also celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Institute. For more information, see the binder in 206 Hulston. Advance registration must be made by August 21.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE WORLD MEDIATION FORUM BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA, MAY 2003
The fourth annual conference of the World Mediation Forum will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on May 9 -11, 2003. This year's theme is "Building Peaceful Co-existence: Mediation and Negotiation in a Conflictual World." For more information see www.bayfem.com.ar, then click on future events and then on the conference in Buenos Aires in 2003.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

DIRECTOR, MEDIATION AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM WOODBURY COLLEGE, MONTPELIER, VT
Woodbury College is seeking a new director for its Program in Mediation and Conflict Management. Coursework in this program is designed for people who want to become professional mediators and for those who want to learn how to deal effectively with conflict in their own workplaces, communities, and social settings. The ideal candidate for this position will combine mediation and conflict management skills, administrative experience, and demonstrated abilities to teach and advise adult learners. For more details, see the binder in 206 Hulston. To apply, send a letter of interest and resume by August 7 to Pam Kinniburgh, H.R. Manager, Woodbury College, 660 Elm Street, Montpelier, VT 05602.