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Professor Schmitz writes about online arbitration for ABA Arbitration Newsletter

Professor Amy J. Schmitz published a short piece, Discovering Documents from Nonparties in Online Arbitration? in the widely read American Bar Association (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section Arbitration Newsletter, Winter 2021. In this article, Professor Schmitz explains some of the new pitfalls parties may face in seeking third-party discovery in an online arbitration. There is a split of authority in applying section…

Professor Schmitz talks about ODR at Queen’s University School of Law

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented ODR Through the Lens of A2J, on February 1 at Conflicts Analytics Lab, Queen’s University School of Law, Ontario, Canada via Zoom. Professor Schmitz talked about Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) and the research that is necessary to examine how it is working and can be improved to expand access to justice. She also discussed artificial…

Professor Mitchell honored with Diversity and Inclusion Award

Professor S. David Mitchell is among the winners of the Missouri Lawyers Media 2021 Diversity and Inclusion awards. Mitchell is the Ruth L. Hulston Professor of Law and recently became one of the two inaugural co-directors of the Michael A. Middleton Center for Race, Citizenship & Justice at Mizzou. Mitchell has been with the law school since 2006 and had…

Professor Bowman’s Impeachment Expertise Sought by National & International Media

Frank O. Bowman, III is a Floyd R. Gibson Missouri Endowed Professor of Law and an expert on the impeachment of the president and other federal officers. In his recent book, High Crimes and Misdemeanors: A History of Impeachment for the Age of Trump (Cambridge University Press), Professor Bowman offers unprecedented clarity to the question of impeachment, tracing its roots…

Professor Schmitz to talk about online arbitration at upcoming symposium

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present on the topic of Online Arbitration, at the Creighton Law Review Symposium on February 26 (via Zoom). The Creighton University School of Law’s topic is Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Business Setting and will celebrate the 15-year anniversary of the Werner Institute. Professor Schmitz will contribute to the discussion on the latest academic research,…

Professor Schmitz to present on Decentralized Justice at Blockchain Law and Policy Summit

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present on “Decentralized Justice,” as part of the Stanford University Law School and the RegTrax Blockchain Regulatory Tracking Initiative Blockchain Education Program, Jan. 26-27, 2021 (via Zoom). Professor Schmitz will join leaders in blockchain dispute resolution to discuss various processes, including crowdsourced dispute resolution. For more information and to register, see…

Professor Lietzan elected as a member of the CREDIMI

Professor Erika Lietzan is a “Membre Associé” at the Centre de Recherche sur le Droit Des Marchés et des Investissements Internationaux (CREDIMI), which is part of the Faculty of Laws, Economics, and Politics of Dijon, within the University of Bourgogne in Dijon, France. The CREDIMI focuses on the study of the market, its functioning, and its players, including specific sectoral…

Professor Schmitz presentation: OArb and COVID-19

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present on the topic of “OArb” as part of the McGill Journal of Dispute Resolution (MJDR) Arbitration Symposium “Online Dispute Resolution and Arbitration: A Brave New World” on January 20, 2021 starting at 4 pm (CT). “OArb” is the label Professor Schmitz has developed over the past 15 years to distinguish online arbitration from other…