CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 5, Issue 19 - March 18, 2005

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

SHARANYA RAO PRESENTS PAPER ON ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION Sharanya Rao (’03) presented her paper "The Cultural Vacuum in Online Dispute Resolution" at the Second Asia-Pacific Mediation Forum in Singapore. This paper is based on her final project for Prof. Ilhyung Lee’s Cross-Cultural Negotiation course.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION PROGRAM
MAR. 31, ST. LOUIS, MO The American Arbitration Association is presenting a program, "Drafting Effective Arbitration Clauses," featuring Rob Litz, partner, Carter, Bauer & Soule, LLC. The program will be from 8:30 to 10:00 am on Thurs., March 31, at the office of the American Arbitration Association, 100 North Broadway, Suite 1820, St. Louis, MO. For details on registering, call Mandi Pollihan at (314) 621-7175.

CENTER FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION CYBERWEEK
APRIL 4-8 The Center for Information Technology and Dispute Resolution at the University of Massachusetts invites participants in their seventh annual online dispute resolution Cyberweek. This is an all-online web-based conference with no registration fee. For information, see Center for Information Technology and Dispute Resolution and view upcoming events.

SEVENTH ANNUAL ADR SYMPOSIUM, UTAH COUNCIL ON CONFLICT RESOLUTION
MAY 10-11, WEST VALLEY CITY, UT The Utah Council on Conflict Resolution is sponsoring the Seventh Annual ADR Symposium in West Valley City, UT, on May 10-11. Prof. Leonard Riskin will give a plenary address on "Mindfulness in Mediation" and also speak on "Decision-Making in Mediation: The New Grid."

HARVARD PROGRAM ON NEGOTIATION INSIGHT INITIATIVE WORKSHOP
JUNE 20-24, CAMBRIDGE, MA The Harvard Program on Negotiation Insight Initiative Summer Workshop Series will be June 20-24, 2005 at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA. This year, there will be three concurrent workshops, including "Cultivating Balance: Mindfulness in the Law and Dispute Resolution," conducted by Prof. Leonard Riskin and Melissa Blacker.

RENAISSANCE LAWYER SOCIETY CABLE
The March issue of the Renaissance Lawyer Society Cable is now online. See, http://www.renaissancelawyer.com/currentcable.htm. To directly view the jobs page, see JOB OPPORTUNITIES link.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

DIRECTOR OF THE GOULD NEGOTIATION AND MEDIATION PROGRAM, STANFORD LAW SCHOOL
STANFORD, CA The Gould Negotiation and Mediation Program seeks a director. This program provides basic training in negotiation skills and theory, advanced training in negotiation, mediation and dispute resolution systems design. The director is a full-time non-tenured member of the faculty. They would like to have the new director in place by September, so time is of the essence. For details, see the binder in 206 Hulston, or e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu.