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Professor Schmitz participating in virtual conference hosted by Harvard

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will participate in an “invite only” virtual working conference on AI, Technology, and Negotiation. This conference will be hosted by the Harvard Program on Negotiation (PON) May 17-18, 2020. In 1994 PON convened a conference on Computers and Negotiation, which set the foundation for this conference in many respects. Professor Schmitz was invited to participate in…

Professor Schmitz presents free ODR training for community mediators

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present a two-hour, free “ODR Training for Community Mediators,” on Tuesday, May 5 via Zoom. As part of her ongoing pro bono work to assist mediators who are having to move online in the wake of COVID-19, Professor Schmitz has teamed up with the director of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution, Linda…

Professor Schmitz presents Online CLE about ODR

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present as part of an Online CLE for the American Bar Association on April 22 at 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. central. It is free for ABA Business Law Section members and ABA Section of Dispute Resolution members. Register at –https://www.americanbar.org/events-cle/mtg/web/398773347/. In this webinar, In The Know – Online Dispute Resolution “ODR” and You, Professor Schmitz will…

Professor Lande interviewed for Court ADR newsletter

The March 2020 issue of the Resolutions Systems Institute enewsletter, Court ADR Connection, features an interview with Professor John Lande. The enewsletter has a series called, “My Favorite Resource,” that features interviews with dispute resolution professionals across the country to learn about their favorite resource. Professor Lande shares the resources that he developed throughout his career – either on his…

Professor Schmitz speaks to Brazilian university about ODR

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will give a presentation via Zoom on Friday, April 3, at 3 PM Central, for the Universidade Mackenzie in Brazil. Alexandre Fiori de Tella, LLM ’17, will be the moderator. Professor Schmitz will provide insights and information about online dispute resolution (ODR) in the public and private sector, and discuss how ODR can expand access to…

Professor Schmitz selected for project with Cyberjustice Laboratory in Montreal

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has been selected to join a prestigious research project with the Cyberjustice Laboratory in Montreal, Canada. Prof. Schmitz will join an international group working on the Autonomy Through Cyberjustice Technologies (ACT) project.  This is  a research partnership that is unique in the field of artificial intelligence and cyberjustice. She was selected based on her research in the…

Professor Schmitz among panelists for online dispute resolution webinar

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented online as part of a special series for the American Bar Association, “ODR in the ERA of COVID-19: Experts Answer Your Questions”. This was a free resource aimed to help dispute resolution providers and courts seeking ideas and best practices for moving online. This was very highly attended, as individuals look for help in the…

Prof. Schmitz receives CPR Institute award

The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) presented its awards for 2020 on February 28 as part of its annual meeting in St. Petersburg, Fla. Professor Amy J. Schmitz and Colin Rule received the Award for Outstanding Short Article for Online Dispute Resolution for Smart Contracts, 2019 Journal of Dispute Resolution. This article tackles how to address resolution…

Professor Henson presenting at Kansas City CLE

Professor Chuck Henson is among a group of eight presenters for a day-long CLE program hosted by the Jackson County Bar Association on February 26. “Justice and the Law” is a Black History Month Program that features themes from the movie “Just Mercy.” Those attending for the full day can earn 7.0 CLE credits. Professor Henson will discuss implicit bias…

Professor Schmitz presents at Stanford Law School

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently presented on technology in dispute system design at Stanford Law School. For her part, Professor Schmitz built on her recent article, Online Dispute Resolution for Smart Contracts, 2019 J. OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION 203 – 125 (2019), and discussed how online dispute resolution (ODR) may effectively provide a form of governance within the blockchain structure. The…