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Professor Schmitz shares ODR expertise with law students

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently assisted with a mediation capstone course at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Professor Schmitz is a national and international expert on online dispute resolution (ODR), so the law students interviewed her via Zoom in order to gather information for memos to be used to inform the Ohio courts considering…

Professor Lietzan speaks to Akron law students about perils of patent reform

At a recent event at the University of Akron School of Law, Professor Erika Lietzan spoke about what she called the “assault on drug patents,” including patent reform activity in Congress as well as proposals to prevent drug companies from patenting any changes or improvements to their drugs after approval (so called “one and done” proposals).  She explained that medical…

Professor Lietzan continues to write about the FDA regulation of CBD products

In a recent editorial for Drug Discovery Today, “A special exception for CBD in foods and supplements?”, Professor Erika Lietzan and co-author Patricia J. Zettler,  write about the emerging cannabidiol (CBD) market. They explain that most foods and dietary supplements containing CBD – even CBD from hemp — violate FDA’s “drug exclusion rules.” FDA has not been taking enforcement action,…

Professor Schmitz: Measuring Access to Justice through Online Dispute Resolution

Professor Amy J. Schmitz gave a presentation, “Measuring Access to Justice through Online Dispute Resolution,” at the Fordham Law Review Symposium: “Achieving Access to Justice Through ADR: Fact or Fiction?,” in New York, NY, in early November. The symposium took a critical look at alternative dispute resolution (ADR), as well as online dispute resolution (ODR) with respect to the quest…

Professor Wells Participates on Panel Discussing Historic First Amendment Case

Professor Christina Wells was a panelist for a recent discussion on the Tinker v. Des Moines Supreme Court ruling at Central Methodist University in Fayette, Mo. The event was hosted by the communications department and the Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art as a 50th anniversary celebration of the ruling. The case revolved around an incident at a Des Moines, Ia.,…

Boone County History and Culture Center Hosts Professor Conklin for Book Talk

Professor Carli Conklin will talk about her book, The Pursuit of Happiness in the Founding Era – An Intellectual History, on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Boone County History and Culture Center in Columbia.  In this insightful volume, Professor Conklin considers the pursuit of happiness across a variety of intellectual traditions, and explores its usage in two key legal texts…

Professor Schmitz Presents on ODR at Several National Meetings in Virginia

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently gave a presentation, “Ethics and Efficiency in ODR Design,” at the Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Forum in Williamsburg, Virginia. During this trip, Professor Schmitz also participated in a special workshop on “ODR in the Courts” at the National Center for State Courts, which is also in Virginia. Professor Schmitz also participated in additional meetings as…

Professor Strong Cited by Three Federal Courts

Professor S.I. Strong’s scholarship was recently cited by three federal district courts. Two cases – Widows Sons Grand Chapter of the Kings Guard Inc. v. Davenport, 2018 WL 9643183 (W.D.N.Y. June 13, 2018), and Buckley v. Universal Sewing Supply, Inc., 2019 WL 5260365 (M.D. Penn. Oct. 17, 2019) – cited her article, “Jurisdictional Discovery in United States Federal Courts,” 67 Washington and Lee…

Professor Schmitz Presents at ASCL Annual Meeting

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented on “Comparative Law and Online Dispute Resolution – A Look Forward” as part of a plenary presentation at the Comparative Law and International Dispute Resolution Processes, American Society of Comparative Law 2019 Annual Meeting Program, at the University of Missouri, Oct. 17-19. For her part, Professor Schmitz provided a comparative analysis of class action relief…

Professor Lietzan’s Research Analyzes Patent Terms for New Medicine

A recent article in Bloomberg Law, U.S. Patent System Crimps Drug Innovation for Toughest Diseases, looks at the research of Professor Erika Lietzan and Kristina M.L. Acri about how the development of new drugs is affected by the U.S. patent system. Their research will be published in a forthcoming article. Their empirical research looked at 642 approved drugs to determine…