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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,…

Professor Schmitz recently presented on Comparative Consumer Remedies and ODR through the lens of A2J

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented on Comparative Consumer Remedies and ODR through the lens of A2J, as part of the International, Comparative, Foreign and Domestic: A Virtual Gathering of Friends at University of Toledo, OH, Jan. 22, 2021 (via Zoom). The conference was a celebration in honor of Prof. Ben Davis, a leader in ADR and proponent of advancing diversity…

Professor Schmitz to present on Decentralized Justice at Blockchain Law and Policy Summit

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present on “Decentralized Justice,” as part of the Stanford University Law School and the RegTrax Blockchain Regulatory Tracking Initiative Blockchain Education Program, Jan. 26-27, 2021 (via Zoom). Professor Schmitz will join leaders in blockchain dispute resolution to discuss various processes, including crowdsourced dispute resolution. For more information and to register, see…

Professor Lietzan elected as a member of the CREDIMI

Professor Erika Lietzan is a “Membre Associé” at the Centre de Recherche sur le Droit Des Marchés et des Investissements Internationaux (CREDIMI), which is part of the Faculty of Laws, Economics, and Politics of Dijon, within the University of Bourgogne in Dijon, France. The CREDIMI focuses on the study of the market, its functioning, and its players, including specific sectoral…

Professor Schmitz presentation: OArb and COVID-19

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present on the topic of “OArb” as part of the McGill Journal of Dispute Resolution (MJDR) Arbitration Symposium “Online Dispute Resolution and Arbitration: A Brave New World” on January 20, 2021 starting at 4 pm (CT). “OArb” is the label Professor Schmitz has developed over the past 15 years to distinguish online arbitration from other…

Professor Schmitz publishes in Mediation Theory and Practice journal

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published, Reviving the “New Handshake” in the Wake of a Pandemic in an internationally recognized journal, Mediation Theory and Practice, Vol. 5, Issue 1 (2021). Professor Schmitz was asked to join the journal with her submission, and it was published after peer-review. The article revives and builds on ideas Professor Schmitz developed in her earlier…

Professor Lietzan Appointed to Food and Drug Law Leadership Positions

Professor Erika Lietzan has been appointed co-chair of the annual conference of the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI).  FDLI is a non-profit organization focused on food and drug law, supported by members from FDA, the food and drug bar, lawyers and regulatory specialists within the regulated industries, and academics specializing in FDA law. She has been a member of…

Professor Schmitz Contributes to New Book on Arbitration

Professor Amy J. Schmitz contributed the preface, “Considering Technology in Arbitration’s Promise for Access to Justice,” in Leonardo V.P. de Oliveira and Sara Hourani (eds), Access to Justice in Arbitration: Concept, Context and Practice (Wolters Kluwer, 2020). Professor Schmitz was asked to provide the preface in light of her expertise and leadership in arbitration. She will also deliver the introduction…