CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 9, Issue 12 - January 5, 2009

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROF. JOHN LANDE TO GIVE TALKS AND TEACH COURSE ABOUT COOPERATIVE LAW AND THE FUTURE OF ADR
Prof. John Lande will be a panelist on a program of the annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools on Jan. 9.  The program, sponsored by the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, is entitled “Envisioning Dispute Resolution in 2050 (Or Even 2025) and Preparing Our Students for It.” On Jan. 14-15, he will teach a course at Hamline Law School entitled, “Cooperative Law:  A New Technique to Negotiate Cases Successfully.” On Jan. 16, he will give a talk on the same subject. The talk will be co-sponsored by the ADR Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the Minnesota Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Center for Negotiation of the William Mitchell College of Law and Justice, and Hamline University School of Law.

LL.M. STUDENT & ALUMNI NEWS

LOWELL PEARSON JOINS LAW FIRM AND IS APPOINTED TO NCCUSL
Lowell Pearson
(LL.M. ’06) recently joined the law firm of Husch Blackwell Sanders in Jefferson City as a partner. Gov. Matt Blunt also recently appointed Lowell to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

ALI-ABA TELEPHONE SEMINAR AND LIVE AUDIO WEBCAST ON ETHICS OF NEGOTIATION
THURS., JAN. 15, 1:00 PM EASTERN TIME
The American Law Institute and American Bar Association will offer an hour-long telephone seminar and live audio webcast, “The Ethics of Negotiation,” on Jan. 15. For details, see http://www.ali-aba.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=courses.course&course_code=RSPJ11.

ABA CLE PROGRAMS ON ELDER MEDIATION AND STARTING AN ADR PRACTICE
FRI.,
FEB. 13 , BOSTON, MA
At the American Bar Association Mid-Year Meeting in Boston, the Section of Dispute Resolution will be co-sponsoring two sessions that also will be available via teleconference:

ACR SPIRITUALITY SECTION 4TH ANNUAL RETREAT
FRI., FEB. 13, ALLENSPARK, CO
The Association for Conflict Resolution will hold its fourth annual retreat, “Transforming the Practitioner, Attention to Intention,” Feb. 13-16 in Allenspark, CO. For details, see http://www.acrnet.org/.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RELIGION, CONFLICT, AND PEACE
MARCH 13-15, ROCHESTER, MI
The Common Bond Institute, Oakland University , and International Humanistic Psychology Association are co- sponsoring the First Annual International Conference on Religion, Conflict and Peace: Walking The Talk Through Fear of The Unknown To Understanding And Harmony. For details, see http://www.cbiworld.org/.