Amy J. Schmitz Publications

Law Journals and Reviews

The New Handshake: Where We Are Now, 3 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION 84 (2016).

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Remedy Realities in Business to Consumer Contracting, 58 ARIZONA LAW REVIEW 213 (2016).

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

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

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

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American Exceptionalism in Consumer Arbitration, 10 LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL LAW REVIEW 81 (2013).

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

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Building Bridges to Consumer Remedies in eConflicts, 34 no.4 UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK LAW REVIEW 779 (2012).

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Access to Consumer Remedies in the Squeaky Wheel System, 39 PEPPERDINE LAW REVIEW 279 (2012).

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

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

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Legislating in the Light: Considering Empirical Data in Crafting Arbitration Reforms, 15 HARVARD NEGOTIATION LAW REVIEW 115 (2010).

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Nonconsensual + Nonbinding = Nonsensical? Reconsidering Court Connected Arbitration Programs, 10 CARDOZO JOURNAL OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION 587 (2009).

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Curing Consumers’ Warranty Woes Through Regulated Arbitration, 23 OHIO STATE JOURNAL ON DISPUTE RESOLUTION 627 (2008).

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Ethical Considerations in Drafting and Enforcing Consumer Arbitration Clauses, 9 SOUTH TEXAS LAW REVIEW 841 (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 (2009)).

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Dangers of Deference to Form Arbitration Provisions, 9 NEVADA LAW JOURNAL 37 (2007).

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Embracing Unconscionability’s Safety Net Function, 58 ALABAMA LAW REVIEW 73 (2006).

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Untangling the Privacy Paradox in Arbitration, 54 KANSAS LAW REVIEW 101 (2006).

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Mobile Home Mania? Protecting Procedurally Fair Arbitration in a
Consumer Microcosm
, 20 OHIO STATE JOURNAL ON DISPUTE RESOLUTION 291 (2005).
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Books/Book Chapters/Collected Works

THE NEW HANDSHAKE: ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND THE FUTURE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION (with Colin Rule), (American Bar Association Press, 2017).

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

Consumer Redress in the United States, in THE NEW REGULATORY FRAMEWORK FOR CONSUMER DISPUTE RESOLUTION (Oxford University Press, 2016)  |  SSRN

Building Trust in Ecommerce Through Online Dispute Resolution , in
RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON ELECTRONIC COMMERCE LAW 307 (Edward Elgar Publishing,
2016)

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

Organic Online Dispute Resolution: Resolving “Cramming” Claims as an
Example, 32 no.9 BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES POLICY REPORTER 1 (2013) (invited article for
professionally edited publication through Aspen Publishing Company).
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Consumer Casualties? 1 HARVARD BUSINESS LAW REVIEW ONLINE 47, www.hblr.org (March 18, 2011) (invited article for the online journal).

Assuming Silence in Arbitration, 269 NEW JERSEY LAWYER MAGAZINE 13,
(April 2011) (invited article for professionally edited publication for practicing attorneys,
judges, and law students).
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Regulation Rash? Questioning the AFA’s Approach for Protecting
Arbitration Fairness, 28 No. 10 BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES POLICY REPORTER 16 (2009) (invited article for professionally edited publication through Aspen Publishing Company).
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Promoting the Promise: Manufactured Homes Provide for Affordable
Housing, 13 JOURNAL OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT LAW 384 (2004).
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Bennett Explains Arbitration Fundamentals, Without Legalese, 9 no.1 DISPUTE
RESOLUTION MAGAZINE 27 (2002-2003)
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Amy S. Christophersen, Preclusive Effect of Arbitration on Non-Parties, 99 no.7 CONSTRUCTION
BRIEFINGS 1 (1999) (under former name).

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).