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Featured LL.M. Alumna: Ongmu Tshering

When assisting a senior counsel in an international arbitration proceeding in her first year following law school, Ongmu Tshering found she had a strong interest in arbitration dispute resolution. After deciding she wanted to explore LL.M. programs, specifically international ones, Ongmu left her home in India to pursue her LL.M. in Dispute Resolution at Mizzou. “In 2006, the LL.M. program…

CSDR Faculty Present at International ADR Workshop in Korea

Mizzou Law faculty from the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, Chonbuk National University (JBNU) in Korea, and China University of Political Science and Law recently conducted a workshop on alternative dispute resolution in January. The workshop was held via Zoom and is part of a cooperative relationship between the University of Missouri and JBNU to explore collaborative teaching,…

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 Mitchell honored with Diversity and Inclusion Award

Professor S. David Mitchell is among the winners of the Missouri Lawyers Media 2021 Diversity and Inclusion awards. Mitchell is the Ruth L. Hulston Professor of Law and recently became one of the two inaugural co-directors of the Michael A. Middleton Center for Race, Citizenship & Justice at Mizzou. Mitchell has been with the law school since 2006 and had…

Professor Bowman’s Impeachment Expertise Sought by National & International Media

Frank O. Bowman, III is a Floyd R. Gibson Missouri Endowed Professor of Law and an expert on the impeachment of the president and other federal officers. In his recent book, High Crimes and Misdemeanors: A History of Impeachment for the Age of Trump (Cambridge University Press), Professor Bowman offers unprecedented clarity to the question of impeachment, tracing its roots…

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 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…