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Professor Schmitz participates in roundtable about augmented intelligence in the courts

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was one of a small group at an invite-only roundtable on “Augmented Intelligence (AI) in the Courts” with the National Center for State Courts. The meeting included judges, court leaders, academics, and business leaders with expertise in law and technology. Specifically, the discussions focused on how AI is transforming and will continue to transform law, including…

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…

Cyberweek 2019 to be held November 18-22

The National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution will be holding the online Cyberweek 2019 conference from November 18-22. Throughout the week there will be presentations, demonstrations and podcasts from various industry professionals and will include discussions regarding online dispute resolution and technology on multiple fronts. You can register for free or review the week’s agenda here.…

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 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 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…

Cyberweek 2019 to include Professor Schmitz’s Podcast on Blockchain Dispute Resolution

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will be doing a podcast on blockchain dispute resolution as part of Cyberweek 2019, discussing the intersections of tech, entrepreneurship and dispute resolution. This year, Mizzou Law’s Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution is one of the supporters of the online conference, scheduled for November 18-22. Cyberweek is hosted by the National Center for Technology…

Professor Schmitz to be a panelist at AALS annual meeting

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has been invited to be a panelist at the 2020 Association of American Law School’s annual meeting in Washington, DC. The panel, Commercial Law in the Digital Age, is co-sponsored by the Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services and the Commercial and Consumer Law sections. The panel will consider how technology is transforming commercial transactions, and…

Professor Schmitz Writes About the Need for Transparency at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Update: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced on September 18, 2019, that it will continue the publication of consumer complaints, data fields and narrative descriptions through the Bureau’s Consumer Complaint Database while making several enhancements to the information available to users of the database. The enhancements include: modified disclaimers to provide better context to the published data; integrating financial…

Professor Schmitz: ‘How to Complain and Get Results’

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was interviewed, and provided ideas and advice, for a column, “How to Complain and Get Results,” in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, which is a leading finance magazine that is available in print and online at https://www.kiplinger.com/article/credit/T037-C000-S002-how-to-compain-and-get-results.html (Aug. 29, 2019). Professor Schmitz, as a consumer law expert, provided tips and tricks for obtaining assistance for consumer problems. The…