CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 3, Issue 6 - September 27, 2002

What's Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

BRIAN JARRETT CONTINUES HIS DISPUTE RESOLUTION STUDIES IN HAWAII
Brian Jarrett (’01) is steaming along in the Ph.D. program in sociology at the University of Hawaii. He is working on a number of articles on tools for mediators - essentially applying social science methods and theory to mediation. He is working with well-known dispute resolution scholars including David Chandler, John Barkai, and Neal Milner. He is considering possibly writing the Hawaii State Bar exam. He wishes you all a big "Aloha."

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

COLUMBIA COMMUNITY STUDIES CIRCLES PROGRAM WILL START IN OCTOBER
The Community Studies Circles Program, a project of the Columbia Human Rights Commission, is sponsoring a Dialogue on Diversity series. A study circle is a group of 5-10 people from diverse backgrounds who meet regularly to respectfully discuss an issue. Trained volunteers provide impartial facilitation to keep the group focused and to consider a variety of views. Participants are required to attend six sessions on either Tuesdays or Wednesdays from Oct. 15 through Nov. 20. Sessions are 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Hickman High School. Registration ends Sept. 30. For more information, call 874-7488 or visit the City of Columbia’s web site.

WISCONSIN ASSOCIATION OF MEDIATORS CHARLES "CHIC" NICHOL ESSAY CONTEST
DEADLINE: OCT. 1 The Wisconsin Association of Mediators sponsors an annual essay contest to an outstanding article on the practice of mediation. Essay contest submissions will be judged on originality and unique contribution to the field and will be published as the lead article in WAM’s Mediation Journal. Articles must be no more than 20 pages in length, double-spaced, and utilize a recognized style of citation (such as APA or University of Chicago style). The author of the winning essay will receive a $500 award. The deadline is Oct. 1 (though the deadline may be extended). For more information, see the web site or call 608-848-1970.

THIRD ANNUAL ACCESS TO EQUAL JUSTICE CONFERENCE
ST. LOUIS, OCT. 9 The Third Annual Access to Equal Justice Conference will be held at Washington University School of Law on Oct 9. Cardozo Law School Prof. Barry Scheck will speak at 11 a.m. and DePaul Law School Prof. Mary Becker at 2 p.m. on innocence and clemency projects. There will be working lunches on these two topics and a third lunch hosted by C.J. Larkin of Washington University School of Law will focus on the creation of community mediation centers. There is no charge, but you must register by Oct. 1. For more information see the web site.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

DIRECTOR, PEACE BUILDING UNIT, AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE
PHILADELPHIA, PA The American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker organization committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service seeks a director of its Peace Building Unit. For details see the web site or the binder in Room 206. Responses requested by Sept. 30.

FACULTY, UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO COLLEGE OF LAW
The University of Idaho College of Law is seeking to fill one or more tenure-track positions starting in the fall of 2003. Teaching areas may include Property, Administrative Law, Natural Resource law, Environmental Law, Public Land Law, Remedies, Civil Procedure and skills simulation courses including Practice Court, Trial Advocacy Training, Lawyering Process (pre-trial civil litigation) and Alternative Dispute Resolution. The application deadline is Oct. 15 or as soon thereafter as the position is filled. For more information e-mail Professor Neil Franklin.

ACADEMIC COORDINATOR, INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL MEDIATION AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION
WASHINGTON, D.C. The Institute for International Mediation and Conflict Resolution is seeking an academic coordinator to strengthen the Institute’s program academically and to build sustainable relationships with universities globally. The application deadline is Oct. 15. For details see the binder in 206 Hulston or e-mail IIMCR.

LAW AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS FELLOWS, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
PRINCETON, NJ Princeton University's Program in Law and Public Affairs Program is accepting applications for fellows for the academic year 2003-2004. The fellows will devote an academic year or a semester in residence at Princeton to research, discussions, and scholarly collaborations concerned with when and how legal systems, practices, and concepts contribute to justice, order, individual well-being, and the common good. Some fellows will also have the opportunity to teach. Applicants should have a doctorate or a professional post-graduate degree. The application deadline is Dec. 6. For more information, see the web site, call 609-258-5626, or send e-mail.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND CONSENSUS BUILDING PROFESSIONALS
U.S. INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONFLICT RESOLUTION The U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution, an independent federal agency, is looking for experienced environmental practitioners (mediators, facilitators or other collaborative process neutrals) who may be interested in applying for the national roster of dispute resolution and consensus building professionals. The Institute’s web site provides complete information on the roster and the application process. You also can e-mail Joan Calcagno, the roster manager.

PART-TIME CASE MANAGER, QUEENS MEDIATION NETWORK
JAMAICA, NY The Queens Mediation Network, a division of Community Mediation Services, is seeking a part-time case manager for its Victim Offender Youth Mediation Program. For details see the binder in 206 Hulston Hall. There is no closing date for this position.

ASSOCIATE, CONSENSUS BUILDING INSTITUTE
CAMBRIDGE, MA The Consensus Building Institute is seeking an associate to provide a range of services. CBI is a not-for-profit organization that serves public, non-profit and private clients worldwide by providing dispute resolution services, training in negotiation and consensus building techniques, and evaluative research. For details see the binder in 206 Hulston or send e-mail to CBI.