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CENTER DIRECTOR BOB BAILEY APPOINTED TO MISSOURI SUPREME COURT DISPUTE RESOLUTION COMMITTEE
Robert Bailey, assistant dean and director of the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, has been appointed to a Missouri Supreme Court Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution. The committee will review the provisions of Rule 17 and Rule 88 and the final report of the Commission on Dispute Resolution Services in Domestic Relations Cases. After the review, the committee will report to the court any recommendations for improving the use of ADR services.
PROF. PHIL HARTER TO TEACH AT VERMONT LAW SCHOOL THIS SUMMER
Prof. Phil Harter will be a part of the ADR faculty this summer at Vermont Law School. To learn more about the courses, see http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Academics/Summer_Session/Courses.htm.
PAUL LADEHOFF WILL SPEAK IN TELECONFERENCE ON CONFLICT RESOLUTION FOR RETURNING VETERANS
APRIL 16, 1- 2:30 PM EASTERN TIME
Paul Ladehoff, CSDR training coordinator, will be a speaker in a teleconference sponsored by the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, “Paving the Way Home-It's No Yellow Brick Road for Veterans of their Families How the Dispute/Conflict Resolution Community Can Be of Service.” For more information, see http://www.abanet.org/dispute/cle/Veterans.pdf.
PROF. RICHARD REUBEN PARTICIPATES IN MARQUETTE CONFERENCE
Prof. Richard Reuben recently participated in a conference on International Media and Conflict Resolution at the Marquette School of Law. He served as a panel moderator and provided closing comments.
PROF. JENNIFER REYNOLDS SPEAKS AT SUPERFUND SITE IN IDAHO
Prof. Jennifer Reynolds recently spoke at a public training session at a Superfund site in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. She addressed the topic of "building trust and resolving difference," with an emphasis on cultivating long-term relationships between contentious parties. The training was sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for individuals involved in or affected by the Coeur d'Alene Basin Cleanup Project.
PROF. LEONARD RISKIN WILL SPEAK AT ANNUAL NORTHWEST DISPUTE RESOLUTION CONFERENCE
MAY 1-2, SEATTLE, WA
Prof. Leonard L. Riskin, Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, will the plenary speaker at the 16th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference on May 1-2. His talk is entitled, “Is That All There Is?: ‘The Problem' in Court-Oriented Mediation.” He will also lead a session entitled, “Mindfulness for Conflict Resolvers or Mediators.” Prof. Riskin is a senior fellow of the Center. For details, see http://www.mediate.com/nwadr/.
PROF. STACIE STRONG PUBLISHES A BOOK ON INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION
Prof. Stacie I. Strong's book, “Research And Practice In International Commercial Arbitration: Sources And Strategies,” was published by Oxford University Press this year. The first chapter is available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1364559.
BRIAN JARRETT AND SUKHSIMRANJIT SINGH WILL SPEAK AT ANNUAL NORTHWEST DISPUTE RESOLUTION CONFERENCE
MAY 1-2, SEATTLE, WA
Brian Jarrett (LLM '01), on the faculty of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution at Salisbury University will give a presentation entitled, “Back to the Future: Exploring the Trajectory of Mediation.” Sukhsimranjit Singh (LLM '06), associate director, Center for Dispute Resolution, Willamette University College of Law, will give a presentation entitled, “Understanding Conflict Resolution Through a ‘Different' Lens: Lessons from a Cross-Cultural Study of International Nuclear Negotiations.” For details, see http://www.mediate.com/nwadr/.
LYNN MALLEY WILL SPEAK IN TELECONFERENCE ON CONFLICT RESOLUTION FOR RETURNING VETERANS
APRIL 16, 1- 2:30 PM EASTERN TIME
Lynn Malley (JD '84, LLM '03), Program Coordinator, Institute for Dispute Resolution at Oklahoma State, will be a speaker in a teleconference sponsored by the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, “Paving the Way Home-It's No Yellow Brick Road for Veterans of their Families How the Dispute/Conflict Resolution Community Can Be of Service.” For more information, see http://www.abanet.org/dispute/cle/Veterans.pdf.
BRIAN PAPPAS ENROLLING IN PHD PROGRAM
Brian Pappas (LL.M. '08) is enrolling this fall at the University of Kansas in the public administration PhD program and will study collaborative public management and dispute resolution of policy issues. During his doctoral program, he will continue his work as the Associate Director of the ADR Program at Michigan State University's College of Law.
THE CENTER FOR THE INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDY OF CONFLICT AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION SYMPOSIUM
APRIL 10, VIA WEBCAST, CASE WESTERN RESERVE SCHOOL OF LAW
The Center for Interdisciplinary Study of Conflict and Dispute Resolution is sponsoring a one-day symposium on April 10, “Forgiveness, Reconciliation and the Law.” For details, see http://law.case.edu/lectures/index.asp?lec_id=194. The webcast also will be available on demand following the symposium.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW JOURNAL OF LAW AND POLICY
In Fall 2009 the Washington University School of Law Clinical Education Program will collaborate with the law school's Alternative Resolution Program to host a follow-up scholarship roundtable on “New Directions in Clinical Theory, Teaching, and Practice - and New Directions in ADR Theory, Teaching, and Practice.” At the roundtable, they will have a presentation of drafts and discussion among the 10 selected ADR and clinical faculty and practitioners, and several local commentators. To be considered for participation in the roundtable and publication, submit a minimum one-page abstract to Megan Kokontis, managing editor, at email@example.com with copies to Annette Appell, associate dean for clinical affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org, and Karen Tokarz, director, Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, at email@example.com. Submission deadline: May 15.
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, GRADUATE PROGRAM IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION, GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
The Georgetown University Graduate Program in Conflict Resolution seeks an adjunct professor to teach in the areas of conflict resolution theory, ethnic conflict, armed conflict and research methods. For details, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline: May 15.
LANGDON FELLOWSHIP, MORITZ COLLEGE OF LAW PROGRAM IN DISPUTE RESOLUTION
The Mortitz College of Law Program in Dispute Resolution seeks a fellow who will act as the clinical staff attorney. For details, e - mail email@example.com. Application deadline: June 12.