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Professor Schmitz: A Conversation About Access to Justice and the Efficacy of ODR Processes

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently talked about access to justice issues and ODR on the podcast: A Conversation About Access To Justice And The Efficacy Of ODR Processes. The conversation was centered on her recent article “Measuring ‘Access to Justice’ in the Rush to Digitize,” 88 Fordham L. Rev 2381 (2020). The podcast is part of a series produced by…

Cyberweek 2020 will Feature Professor Schmitz and Two LLM Students

Professor Amy J Schmitz and two Mizzou Law online LLM students will be among the presenters at Cyberweek 2020, Nov. 2-6. Chimdimma Onyedebelu and April Sawhill will be on the student panel presenting their scholarship in ODR (online dispute resolution). Professor Schmitz  will participate in two “Arbitration Conversations” with Delos Dispute Resolution, Hafez Virjee, and Chittu Nagarajan on ODR in India.…

Professor Schmitz to Discuss ODR/A2J at Public Administration Conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will join Professor Leah Wing from University of Massachusetts in presenting, “Online Dispute Resolution: Innovations in Access to Justice,” at the 2020 Northeast Conference on Public Administration: At the Heart of Public Service in America, Nov. 6-7, 2020. The event is in Boston, MA, but presentations are online. The discussion will focus on the use of…

New Book on Humor and ADR Features Cartoon Captions by Professor Schmitz

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was included in a new book, “Humor in Negotiations & ADR: Cartoon Contest Caption Winners from the ABA Dispute Resolution Magazine” published on Amazon. Professor Schmitz has offered a winning caption on 2 occasions over the years, and therefore her witty captions were noted in this compilation. During these trying times, it is nice to stop…

Professor Schmitz presents on blockchain at IEEE conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present on the use of blockchain to further healthcare data security as part of an interdisciplinary panel, “Future of Healthcare Policy and Regulation in the Digital Age,” October 15 from 2 pm – 3:30 pm EDT at Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition (AIPR) annual workshop. The special session will allow participants to focus on healthcare issues,…

Professor Schmitz: Scholarship Addresses the Legal Challenges of COVID-19

Professor Amy J Schmitz explores online dispute resolution in varied exchange contexts, with special focus on consumer claims and means for consumers to obtain remedies. She also has been active in recent debates regarding consumer protection more generally, consumer arbitration, and contracting behavior, especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The need for and importance of virtual options for access to justice…

Professor Schmitz presents on technology and mediation

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present on the panel, “Envisioning Mediation for a New Generation – Where Should We Go? Technology and New Generational Expectations,” as part of the Mediation 20/20: Navigating Mediation’s Best Future Conference. This will commemorate Mediate.com’s 25th Anniversary and take place on Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2020 (via Zoom). Professor Schmitz will join other experts…

Professor Schmitz writes chapter for book published by Universidad de Medellín

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published an article that was translated into Spanish for inclusion in a book that brings together research shared during the XIII Congreso Internacional de Derecho Procesal in Medellín, Colombia: Amy J. Schmitz, Promoviendo la protección del consumidor a través de la solución de conflictos en línea, en Agudelo Mejía, D. A. et al. (Coordinadores académicos),…

Professor Schmitz continues as chair of Mizzou’s Campus Mediation Service

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will continue as the chair of Campus Mediation Service at Mizzou. In this role, Prof. Schmitz will work with Prof. Paul Ladehoff, who is the director of the Campus Mediation Service. Professor Schmitz also is striving to bring in new initiatives toward use of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) to advance resolution of campus disputes in advising…

Professor Schmitz Discusses the Use of ODR in Family Law Issues

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has been selected as an Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) expert to join a National Family Online Dispute Resolution Convening. As part of this work, Professor Schmitz is volunteering her time and expertise by participating in a series of 90-minute Zoom sessions over a three-week period beginning the week of September 21, 2020. Over the course of…