Amy J. Schmitz Publications

Law Journals and Reviews

Remedy Realities in Business to Consumer Contracting, 58 ARIZONA L. REV. 213-261 (2016).

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Introducing the “New Handshake” to Expand Remedies and Revive Responsibility in ECommerce, 26 UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS L. REV. 522-550 (2014).

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Females on the Fringe: Considering Gender in Payday Lending Policy, 89 CHICAGO-KENT L. REV. 65-112 (2014).

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Sex Matters: Considering Gender in Consumer Contracts, 19 CARDOZO J. OF LAW & GENDER 437-509 (2013) (reprinted with permission in WOMEN AND THE LAW, 625- 697 (Thomson Reuters 2014)( in print and electronic form)).

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American Exceptionalism in Consumer Arbitration, 10 LOY. U. CHI. INT’L L. REV. 81-103 (2013).

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Ensuring Remedies to Cure Cramming, 14 CARDOZO J. OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION 877-97 (2013).

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Building Bridges to Consumer Remedies in eConflicts, 34.4 U. A. L. REV. 779, 779-95 (2012).

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Access to Consumer Remedies in the Squeaky Wheel System, 39 PEPPERDINE L. REV. 279-366 (2012).

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Arbitration Ambush in a Policy Polemic, 3 PENN STATE YEARBOOK ON ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION 52-92 (2011).

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Pizza-Box Contracts: True Tales of Consumer Contracting Culture, 45 WAKE FOREST L. REV. 863-901 (2010).

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Legislating in the Light: Considering Empirical Data in Crafting Arbitration Reforms, 15 HARVARD NEGOTIATION L. REV. 115-194 (2010).

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Nonconsensual + Nonbinding = Nonsensical? Reconsidering Court Connected Arbitration Programs, 10 CARDOZO J. OF CONFLICT RESOL. 587-625 (2009).

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Curing Consumers’ Warranty Woes Through Regulated Arbitration, 23 OHIO STATE J. ON DISPUTE RESOL. 627-686 (2008).

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Ethical Considerations in Drafting and Enforcing Consumer Arbitration Clauses, 9 S. TEX. L. REV. 841-878 (2008) (also published by special request from the journal and with permission from South Texas Law Review in 8 ICFAI UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW 24-52 (2009)).

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Dangers of Deference to Form Arbitration Provisions, 9 NEV. L.J. 37-57 (2007).

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Consideration of “Contracting Culture” in Enforcing Arbitration Provisions, 80 ST. JOHN’S L. REV. 123-72 (2007).

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Confronting ADR Agreements’ Contract/No-Contract Conundrum with Good Faith, 56 DEPAUL L. REV. 55-106 (2006).

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Embracing Unconscionability’s Safety Net Function, 58 ALA. L. REV. 73- 117 (2006).

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Untangling the Privacy Paradox in Arbitration, 54 KANSAS L. REV. 101-44 (2006).

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Mobile Home Mania? Protecting Procedurally Fair Arbitration in a
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Books and Book Chapters in Progress

THE NEW HANDSHAKE (with Colin Rule), book exploring development of online remedy
systems to expand consumers’ access to remedies and revive corporate responsibility in
consumer contracting (forthcoming and under contract with the American Bar Association
book publications).

Amy J. Schmitz, Consumer Redress in the United States, in THE NEW REGULATORY FRAMEWORK FOR CONSUMER DISPUTE RESOLUTION, ___ (Oxford Univ. Press, 2016)  |  SSRN

Amy J. Schmitz, Building Trust in Ecommerce Through Online Dispute Resolution , in
RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON ELECTRONIC COMMERCE LAW, ___ (Edward Elgar Publishing,
forthcoming 2015 or 2016)

Amy J. Schmitz, Arbitrating Online, in THE BRAVE NEW WORLD OF ARBITRATION:
THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY AND THE INTERNET IN INTERNATIONAL
ARBITRATION, ___ (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2016 or 2017)

Consumer Tips in a Tough Economy (2011); Savvy Consumer Survival Skills (2009); Be a Savvy Consumer (2008): These were all related to Joint Projects with CU Law Consumer Empowerment Seminars & Boulder County Housing Authority, (student written, Amy J. Schmitz ed.).

Other Scholarly and Trade Publications

Amy J. Schmitz, Organic Online Dispute Resolution: Resolving “Cramming” Claims as an
Example, 32 No. 9 BANKING & FIN. SERVICES POL’Y REP. 1-15 (2013) (invited article for
professionally edited publication through Aspen Publishing Company).

Amy J. Schmitz, Consumer Casualties? 1 HARVARD BUSINESS L. REV. ONLINE 47-49, www.hblr.org (March 18, 2011) (invited article for the online journal).

Amy J. Schmitz, Assuming Silence in Arbitration, 269 NEW JERSEY LAWYER MAG. 13-17,
(April 2011) (invited article for professionally edited publication for practicing attorneys,
judges, and law students).

Amy J. Schmitz, Regulation Rash? Questioning the AFA’s Approach for Protecting
Arbitration Fairness, 28 No. 10 BANKING & FIN. SERVICES POL’Y REP. 16-35 (2009) (invited
article for professionally edited publication through Aspen Publishing Company).

Amy J. Schmitz, Promoting the Promise Manufactured Homes Provide for Affordable
Housing, 13 J. OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING & COMMUNITY DEV. L. 384-415 (2004) (scholarly
journal reaching broader policy-related audiences).

Amy J. Schmitz, Bennett Explains Arbitration Fundamentals, Without Legalese, DISPUTE
RESOLUTION MAG., Fall 2002, at 27 (editorial board made up of leading ADR scholars).

Amy S. Christophersen, Preclusive Effect of Arbitration on Non-Parties, CONSTRUCTION
BRIEFINGS NO. 99-7, June 1999, at 1-10 (under former name)(trade publication).

Philip Bruner and Amy S. Christophersen, Feature Comment, Allocating Risks in Design
Defects: Design vs. Performance Specifications, THE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR,
Feb. 8, 1999, ¶ 27, at 3-5 (under former name) (trade publication).