CYNTHIA ALKON TO PRESENT PAPER AT CONFERENCE IN GERMANY
Cynthia Alkon (LL.M. '02) will present a paper at the upcoming Law and Society Conference in Berlin, Germany from July 24-29. The paper, entitled “Plea Bargaining: Are We Importing a Bad Idea to Troubled Criminal Justice Systems,” looks at U.S. rule of law assistance programs that encourage or assist in the introduction of plea negotiations or abbreviated trials into criminal justice systems that do not have these procedures. Cynthia also will moderate two conference sessions: “Obstacles to Successful Transition in Eastern Europe and Elsewhere” and “Coping with Multiple Levels of Governance in Law and Development: From Regionalism to Federalism to Decentralization in Cities.” In addition, she will moderate and act as discussant for “International Criminal Courts: Past and Future.”
COURT ANALYST, NEW YORK STATE UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM
The New York State Office of ADR and Court Improvement seeks a court analyst to work primarily with community mediation centers throughout New York State to provide oversight support. For the complete job posting, see http://www.nycourts.gov/careers/3jd/1752.pdf. Application deadline: Aug. 1.
MEDIATION PROGRAM MANAGER, COMMUNITY BOARDS OF SAN FRANCISCO
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Community Boards of San Francisco, a nonprofit organization, seeks a full-time mediation program manager. For details on this position, see http://www.communityboards.org/.
OMBUDSMAN, OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY MAYOR FOR EDUCATION
The Government of the District of Columbia seeks an ombudsman for the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education within the Office of the City Administrator. For details on this position, see http://www.dcop.dc.gov/dcop/cwp/view,A,1222,Q,637822.asp.
DIRECTOR, SAFE HORIZON MANHATTAN MEDIATION CENTER
NEW YORK CITY, NY
The Safe Horizon Mediation Program, a community-based court-annexed ADR program, seeks a director for its mediation center in Manhattan. To learn more about Safe Horizons, see www.safehorizon.org/mediation. For details on this position, please send an e-mail to Laura Coleman at email@example.com.