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Professor Schmitz speaks on ‘Expanding A2J with Online Courts’

Professor Amy J. Schmitz gave a presentation on “Expanding A2J with Online Courts,” as a sole speaker on March 3 for the Touro College Faculty Colloquium, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, New York (via Zoom). Professor Schmitz provided insights into the expansion of online courts, especially in the wake of COVID-19, and dissect ethical considerations. She included analysis of the…

Professor Schmitz publishes book chapter about digitizing due process

Professor Amy J. Schmitz’s contribution, Dangers of Digitizing Due Process, is published in the new book AI and Law: A Critical Overview, Karim Benyekhlef editor, Les Éditions Thémis (2021). In this chapter, Professor Schmitz discusses how despite the benefits that technology may provide for expanding access to justice, there are dangers. In particular, she notes the continued existence of a…

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 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 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 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…

Professor Schmitz: A Conversation About Access to Justice and the Efficacy of ODR Processes

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently talked about access to justice issues and ODR on the podcast: A Conversation About Access To Justice And The Efficacy Of ODR Processes. The conversation was centered on her recent article “Measuring ‘Access to Justice’ in the Rush to Digitize,” 88 Fordham L. Rev 2381 (2020). The podcast is part of a series produced by…