CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 3, Issue 25 - March 14, 2003

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

AUTHOR BARRY WERTH HEADS PANEL AT LAW SCHOOL
FRI., APRIL 11, 1-3 PM, ROOM 112 (COURTROOM) On Fri., April 11, 1-3 p.m., Barry Werth will head a panel discussion on his book, Damages in connection with the course focusing on the book. The book describes an actual medical malpractice case from the perspectives of the attorneys and parties and includes accounts of two mediations. The discussion will take place in the courtroom, Room 112. All are invited to attend.

DEAN BAILEY APPOINTED TO NCCUSL CONSUMER DEBT COUNSELING ACT DRAFTING COMMITTEE
Dean Bob Bailey has been appointed to the Uniform Consumer Debt Counseling Act Drafting Committee of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. The Committee is charged with considering issues involved with consumer debt counseling, consulting with interested groups, and making recommendations to the committee on scope and program at the 2003 annual meeting of the Conference.

PROF. LANDE JOINED THE EDITORIAL BOARD OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM JOURNAL
Prof. John Lande joined the editorial board of the Justice System Journal, which is published by the Institute for Court Management of the National Center for State Courts.

PROF. STERNLIGHT GAVE RADIO INTERVIEW ON ARBITRATION
Prof. Jean Sternlight gave an interview on WURD, AM 900, in Philadelphia, on elimination of the jury trial by mandatory arbitration.

PROF. UPHOFF GAVE PRESENTATION ON ETHICS OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE PRACTICE
Prof. Rod Uphoff gave a presentation on "Ethical Issues in Criminal Defense Practice" at the New York State Defenders Association’s Seventh Annual Metropolitan New York Meeting.

PAULA YOUNG FEATURED IN ACResolution MAGAZINE
The Winter 2003 issue of ACResolution magazine, published by the Association for Confliction Resolution includes a "Members in the News" item about Paula Young (LL.M. ’03). This issue includes several articles providing a historical perspective of ADR in the US.

LYNN MALLEY AND PROF. JOHN LANDE ATTENDED CEREMONY WHERE GOVERNOR HOLDEN DECLARED APRIL AS MEDIATION MONTH
Lynn Malley (LL.M. ’03), as President of the Association of Missouri Mediators, and Prof. John Lande attended a ceremony at the state capitol on March 13 in which Missouri Governor Bob Holden read a proclamation declaring April to be Mediation Month in Missouri. Prof. Lande presented Gov. Holden with literature about the Center and the LL.M. Program. Other attendees included State Bar President Dale C. Doerhoff, an MU Law School graduate. The text of the proclamation and a photo of the ceremony will be posted eventually at http://go.missouri.gov/procs/procs.htm.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

NORTHWEST INSTITUTE FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION FEATURES MARY ELLEN REIMUND
MAY 19-23, MOSCOW, ID The University of Idaho College of Law is sponsoring the Seventh Annual Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution on May 19-23. Mary Ellen Reimund (LL.M. ’00) will be one of the instructors in a course entitled, "Mediating the Criminal Case." In addition, the institute will offer basic courses in civil and family mediation as well as an advanced negotiation course.