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JOHN LANDE GAVE PRESENTATION AT US EIGHTH CIRCUIT CONFERENCE
On Oct. 19, Prof. John Lande gave a presentation at the US Eighth Circuit Conference in Colorado Springs, CO. The presentation, entitled “Mushrooming Courts and the Allegedly Vanishing Trial,” will be incorporated into an article that will be published in the upcoming symposium issue of the Journal of Dispute Resolution on the vanishing trial.
LEN RISKIN FEATURED AT MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP
NOV. 12, ARLINGTON, VA
On Nov. 12, Prof. Leonard Riskin will be a keynote speaker at the “Bringing Mindfulness into our Practices as Lawyers and Mediators” workshop sponsored by the Insight Mediation Community of Washington.
SIX MU LL.M. AUTHORS INCLUDED IN APPALACHIAN JOURNAL OF LAW ADR ISSUE
The last issue of this newsletter described the inaugural ADR issue of the Appalachian Journal of Law in which all six of the authors for are from the University of Missouri-Columbia LL.M. program. Last week’s issue did not identify the authors: Andrea Braeutigam, Flavia Fragale (’05), Brian Jarrett (’01), Gerardo Pico (’00), Carol Van Sambeek (’05), and Paula Young (’03). The issue will be published in spring 2006.
TELECONFERENCE OPTION AVAILABLE FOR ADR PROGRAMS AT ADMINISTRATIVE LAW CONFERENCE
NOV. 17, WASHINGTON, DC
The American Bar Association Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Section and the Dispute Resolution Section are offering two programs via teleconference at the Administrative Law Conference in Washington, DC, on Nov. 17. “Ensuring Confidentiality in Government ADR,” featuring Prof. Phillip Harter as the moderator, and “An Introduction to Online Dispute Resolution,” will be offered via teleconference as well as on site. For more information, e-mail Laura Coleman at email@example.com. For information regarding the conference, see http://www.abanet.org/adminlaw/conference/2005/home.html.
COMMUNITY-BASED COLLABORATIVES RESEARCH CONSORTIUM CONFERENCE
NOV. 17-19, SEDONA, AZ
The Community-Based Collaboratives Research Consortium (CBCRC) fifth national conference is Nov. 17-19 in Sedona, AZ. The CBCRC was founded in 1999 by researchers, community collaborative groups, facilitators, agencies and others who wanted to gain new understandings about the role of community-based collaboration in natural resources protection. This year’s conference theme is, “Putting Knowledge to Work.” For more information, see http://www.cbcrc.org.
FORDHAM URBAN LAW JOURNAL SEEKS ADR ARTICLES
The Fordham Urban Law Journal is soliciting articles on domestic ADR topics, which may range in length and format. The submission deadline is Dec. 19, but the editors suggest contacting them before that date. For more information, contact Marisa Pizzolato, firstname.lastname@example.org, or David Reichenberg, email@example.com, 212-636-6694.