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Professor Strong Elected to International Academy of Comparative Law

Professor S.I. Strong was recently elected as an associate member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, which was founded at The Hague on September 13, 1924, as a body of scholars that primarily aims to promote the comparative study of legal systems. IACL currently has more than 700 members from around the world and is interested in all legal…

Professor Strong Writes on International Commercial Mediation

Oxford University Press recently published a book chapter by Professor S.I. Strong entitled, “Applying the Lessons of International Commercial Arbitration to International Commercial Mediation:  A Dispute System Design Analysis.”  The chapter, which draws off Professor Strong’s earlier work proposing creation of a new international convention on the enforcement of settlement agreements arising out of mediation (an idea now reflected in the…

Professor Strong Travels to Singapore for Treaty Signing Ceremony

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to Singapore to attend the signing ceremony of the new United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Arising From Mediation, more commonly known as the Singapore Convention on Mediation. The convention was triggered by proposals made in Professor Strong’s early article, “Beyond International Commercial Arbitration? The Promise of International Commercial Mediation,” 45 Washington University Journal…

Professor Strong Writes on International Commercial Courts

Prof. S.I. Strong recently wrote a post for the University of Oxford Business Law Blog, discussing her recent research into international commercial courts.  Numerous countries around the world have begun to develop specialized courts to deal with cross-border business disputes, and Professor Strong’s work considers whether and to what extent the United States can be considered competitive in the international litigation market.…

Professor Strong Attends ICC Institute Meeting in Paris

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to Paris, France, to attend a meeting of the Council of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Institute, the leadership body of the educational and policy-making arm of the ICC.  Professor Strong was elected to the Council earlier this year and will assist with various upcoming initiatives during her three-year…

Professor Strong to Publish in Houston Law Review

Professor S.I. Strong’s most recent article, “Past as Prologue:  Arbitration as an Early Common Law Court?,” has just been accepted for publication in volume 57 of the Houston Law Review.  The paper was part of the works-in-progress conference associated with the annual CSDR symposium, “Beyond the FAA: Arbitration Procedure, Practice and Policy in Historical…

Professor Strong Presents Paper in New York

Professor S.I. Strong recently attended a conference at Cardozo Law School in New York dedicated to the development of new Singapore Convention on Mediated Settlements. Professor Strong’s presentation, “The Role of Empirical Research and Dispute System Design in Developing International Treaties:  A Case Study of the Singapore Convention on Mediation,” outlines how Professor Strong suggested the idea for a convention in this…

Estates and Trusts Students Conduct Mock Symposium

Students in Professor S.I. Strong’s Estates & Trusts class recently conducted a mock professional symposium that was open to the entire the law school community.  Presentation titles included Race, Gender and LGBTQ+ Issues in Estates & Trusts Law (2L Helena Guye, 3L Janie Rose and 2L Laura Weiss); Ethics and Estates & Trusts Law (2Ls Josh Hinkle, Eric Kinnaw and Jim Sanders); and Alternative Dispute…

Professor Strong Wins International Writing Prize

Professor S.I. Strong was recently given the Outstanding Professional Article Award 2018 from the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), an international think-tank dedicated to improving dispute resolution processes around the world. This is the fourth time that Professor Strong’s scholarship has been recognized by CPR, putting Professor Strong in a select circle of authors who have won the award more than once. This year’s…

Professor Strong Publishes Piece on Immigration Law and Policy

Professor S.I. Strong recently wrote an article considering recent policies regarding immigration into the United States. The piece, entitled “Can International Law Trump Trump’s Immigration Agenda?” 2018 Ill. L. Rev. Online 272, considers whether a developing principle of international law known as “procedural jus cogens” can be used to address procedural issues stemming from current U.S. immigration practices. The concept…