CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 9, Issue 4 - September 22, 2008

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

CSDR DIRECTOR BOB BAILEY RECEIVES LAW DAY AWARD
Bob Bailey, CSDR director and assistant dean, received the Loyd E. Roberts Memorial Prize on Sept. 13 at the Law School's Law Day awards ceremony. He was recognized for his significant contribution to improving the administration of justice.

PROF. JOHN LANDE QUOTED IN ARTICLE ABOUT COLLABORATIVE LAW
Prof. John Lande was quoted in an article entitled, “Missouri OK's Ethics of Collaborative Law,” by Heather Cole, published in the Sept. 15 issue of Missouri Lawyers Weekly. It states, “For Lande, the main issue is screening for whether limited-scope representation is reasonable and making sure clients are fully informed about the agreement.”

LL.M. STUDENT & ALUMNI NEWS

JANET THOMPSON RECEIVES LAW DAY RECOGNITION
Janet Thompson, (JD '84, LLM '02) received a Citation of Merit on Sept. 13 at the Law School's Law Day awards ceremony. This is the highest award the law school bestows upon an alumnus/alumna. Congratulations Janet!

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

AMERICAN LAW INSTITUTE / AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION OFFERS WEBCAST ON NEGOTIATION
SEPT. 24, 11 AM-1:15 PM, CENTRAL DAYLIGHT TIME

The American Law Institute and American Bar Association are offering a video webcast replay of “Effective Legal Negotiation: Negotiator Styles and the Six Stages of Negotiation,” on Sept. 24 starting at 11 am, central time. The replay will be followed by a live Q&A session.

ADR TELECONFERENCE ON SUPREME COURT RESTRAINTS ON ARBITRATION
OCT. 6, 1:30-3 PM, EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME

An ADR seminar and teleconference, “Arbitration: Ensuring Efficient and Reviewable Proceedings under New Supreme Court Restraints,” will begin at 1:30 pm, eastern time, on Oct. 6.

CYBERWEEK
OCT. 13-18

Cyberweek, a free all-online exploration of the field of online dispute resolution, will take place Oct. 13-18.

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION OFFERS TELECONFERENCE ON IMPROVING MEDIATION QUALITY
OCT. 14, 12-1:30 PM, CENTRAL DAYLIGHT TIME

The American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education are offering a 90-minute teleconference and live audio webcast, “Mediate Better,” at 12 pm, central time, on Oct. 14.

INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
JUNE 3-4, 2009, HAIFA, ISRAEL

The 2009 International ODR Forum will be held in Haifa, Israel on June 3-4, 2009. For more information e-mail Orna Rabinovich-Einy at orabin@research.haifa.ac.il.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
WASHINGTON, DC
American University School of International Service seeks an assistant professor with specialization in two or more of the following: conflict prevention; international ethics; nonviolence theory and practice; peace education; reconciliation; and religion and conflict resolution. Consideration of applications will begin Sept. 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

RELIGION AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION PROFESSIONAL, TANENBAUM CENTER FOR INTERRELIGIOUS UNDERSTANDING
NEW YORK CITY, NY
The religion and conflict resolution program in the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding seeks a religion and conflict professional. Application deadline: Sept. 26.

FAMILY COURT MEDIATOR, SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CA
The Superior Court of California seeks a family court mediator in San Bernardino, CA. Application deadline: Oct. 17.

CRISIS, STABILIZATION AND GOVERNANCE OFFICER, THE UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
USAID seeks a crisis stabilization and governance officer for positions worldwide. Application deadline:  April 2, 2009.

COORDINATOR, INSTITUTE OF THE STUDY OF CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION AND DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH, HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
HEMPSTEAD, NY
Hofstra University School of Law seeks a coordinator for the Institute of the Study of Conflict Transformation and Development Research. This position is open until filled.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, VERA INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE
BROOKLYN, NY
The Vera Institute of Justice seeks an assistant director for its Common Justice program.

PROGRAM MANAGER, MERCY CORPS
RIFT VALLEY PROVINCE, KENYA
Mercy Corps conflict mitigation and reconciliation program seeks a program manager for a large USAID - funded project in Kenya.