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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…

Dean Lidsky to join Abrams Institute Conversation on ‘Incitement and the First Amendment’

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky will join Akhil Amar and Floyd Abrams for an Abrams Institute Conversation, Incitement and the First Amendment on February 22 via Zoom. The law of incitement has made it to the headlines in the wake of the recent Capitol riot and the Senate trial of the former President. Whether President Trump committed incitement has been hotly debated…

Dean Lidsky comments in article about Smartmatic lawsuit

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky provided comments in a recent article, Fox Asks Judge to Dismiss Smartmatic Lawsuit, Claims its Coverage was Protected by the First Amendment, published by First Amendment Watch, a project of the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University. “[E]ven in jurisdictions that recognize a privilege or defense for repeating newsworthy accusations, the media’s reporting must be…

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…

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 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,…