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Prof. Amy Schmitz to present throughout the fall

Prof. Amy Schmitz has many scheduled academic presentations this fall, showing the breadth of her expertise and respect the field of dispute resolution has for her work. Here is a list of her presentations this fall: Amy J. Schmitz, The Arbitration Conversation, Various topics and issues in an ongoing web series, Arbitrate.com, https://arbitrate.com/article.cfm?zfn=arbitrationconversation.cfm (starting in June 2020; free and open…

Professor Schmitz presents in ODR Africa Speaker Series

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was the sole presenter for an event regarding Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) in Africa. Professor Schmitz presented “Researching ODR to Advance Access to Justice,” for the ODR Africa Speaker Series on July 29, 2021. The event took place via…

Professor Schmitz’s presentation to the Missouri Bar Access to Justice Committee qualifies for CLE credit

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present with Karen Tokarz of Washington University Law School on “Increasing Remote Access: Developments in Online Dispute Resolution, Access to Justice Centers, and Questions Going Forward” as part of the Missouri Bar Access to Justice Committee Meeting on Tuesday, May 4. CLE credit is available for those that…

Professor Schmitz publishes in Canadian arbitration journal

Professor Amy J. Schmitz published a new article, “Considering Uber Technologies Inc v Heller Under US Law,” 1 Can. J. Com. Arb. 163 (2021), a peer-reviewed arbitration journal based in Canada. In this article, Professor Schmitz engages in comparative analysis of the unconscionability doctrine under Canadian vs. United States law using the Uber Technologies Inc v Heller case, which was…

Professor Schmitz presenting at ABA Dispute Resolution annual conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present on the “Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Task Force,” at the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section Conference, on April 14, 2021 (online). She is co-chair of the ABA’s ODR Task Force and co-chair of the Technology Committee of the ABA’s Section on Dispute Resolution. She has been working for over two years on a…

Professor Schmitz provides keynote on arbitration and access to justice

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will provide the keynote presentation for the book launch for “Access to Justice in Arbitration: Concept, Context and Practice,” on March 18,  2021 (via Zoom). Professor Schmitz also wrote a preface for the book. In this talk, she will discuss how arbitration can be a tool for expanding access to justice – if designed properly. Professor…

Professor Schmitz speaks on ‘Expanding A2J with Online Courts’

Professor Amy J. Schmitz gave a presentation on “Expanding A2J with Online Courts,” as a sole speaker on March 3 for the Touro College Faculty Colloquium, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, New York (via Zoom). Professor Schmitz provided insights into the expansion of online courts, especially in the wake of COVID-19, and dissect ethical considerations. She included analysis of the…

Professor Schmitz presents on book chapter about ‘ODR & Innovation in the USA’

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present on “ODR & Innovation in the USA,” at the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution Online Dispute Resolution Forum and book launch for ODR Theory and Practice, March 1-2, 2021 (via Zoom). Professor Schmitz will join Prof. Jan Martinez from Stanford to discuss the chapter they wrote for the forthcoming book on ODR. The…

Current and former CSDR faculty included in new book, Discussions in Dispute Resolution

A new book, Discussions in Dispute Resolution: The Foundational Articles (Hinshaw, Schneider, and Cole, eds.) (Oxford Univ. Press, 2021), collects 16 foundational writings in dispute resolution with a focus on negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and public policy. It also provides interdisciplinary commentaries from expert dispute resolution scholars discussing how each article is foundational. And it tracks the development of the field…

Professor Schmitz publishes book chapter about digitizing due process

Professor Amy J. Schmitz’s contribution, Dangers of Digitizing Due Process, is published in the new book AI and Law: A Critical Overview, Karim Benyekhlef editor, Les Éditions Thémis (2021). In this chapter, Professor Schmitz discusses how despite the benefits that technology may provide for expanding access to justice, there are dangers. In particular, she notes the continued existence of a…