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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…

Professor Schmitz to Discuss ODR/A2J at Public Administration Conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will join Professor Leah Wing from University of Massachusetts in presenting, “Online Dispute Resolution: Innovations in Access to Justice,” at the 2020 Northeast Conference on Public Administration: At the Heart of Public Service in America, Nov. 6-7, 2020. The event is in Boston, MA, but presentations are online. The discussion will focus on the use of…

Professor Schmitz writes chapter for book published by Universidad de Medellín

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published an article that was translated into Spanish for inclusion in a book that brings together research shared during the XIII Congreso Internacional de Derecho Procesal in Medellín, Colombia: Amy J. Schmitz, Promoviendo la protección del consumidor a través de la solución de conflictos en línea, en Agudelo Mejía, D. A. et al. (Coordinadores académicos),…

Professor Henson honored with Diversity and Inclusion Award

Professor Chuck Henson is among the winners of the Missouri Lawyers Media 2020 Diversity and Inclusion awards. The awards recognize attorneys, firms and organizations, who are nominated by peers, for significantly advancing diversity, inclusion and the dignity of all people in Missouri’s legal profession and in communities in which exceptional legal work impacts justice for all. Four Mizzou Law alumni…

Professor Schmitz presents at international cyberjustice meeting

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will be part of an invite-only meeting with the Cyberjustice Laboratory in Montreal, Canada. This Autonomy through Cyberjustice Tech (ACT) Partnership Annual Meeting includes a packed agenda June 22-23, 2020, via Zoom. The Online Annual Meeting Title is “2020, THE YEAR OF CYBERJUSTICE?” The meeting will focus on issues such as “Cyberjustice in Times of Pandemic”…

Professor Schmitz: Consider user-centric design for ODR in the courts

Professor Amy J. Schmitz teamed up with the ADR coordinator for the courts in New Hampshire, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, to research and write an article “Real Feedback from Real People: Emphasizing User-Centric Designs for Court ODR,” DISPUTE RESOLUTION MAGAZINE | VOL 26, NO 2, pp. 6-12 (2020). In this article, they report findings from a survey of “regular court users”…

Professor Schmitz provides commentary in new book about decentralized justice

Prof. Amy J. Schmitz provided an interview and commentary that has been published in a book about how decentralized justice on the blockchain is revolutionizing how we view conflict management. In a chapter, “Towards a Global Online Dispute Resolution Platform: Amy Schmitz and The New Handshake,” Professor Schmitz provides her inspiration and ideas related to creating a global online dispute…

Professor Schmitz publishes new article in the Fordham Law Review

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published a new article, “Measuring ‘Access to Justice’ in the Rush to Digitize,” in the Fordham Law Review, which can be accessed on SSRN at  http://ssrn.com/abstract=3604717. Access to Justice (“A2J”) is the hot topic of the day, energizing Twitter and judges alike. Meanwhile, professors and policymakers join in song, singing the praises of online dispute…

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: Measuring Access to Justice through Online Dispute Resolution

Professor Amy J. Schmitz gave a presentation, “Measuring Access to Justice through Online Dispute Resolution,” at the Fordham Law Review Symposium: “Achieving Access to Justice Through ADR: Fact or Fiction?,” in New York, NY, in early November. The symposium took a critical look at alternative dispute resolution (ADR), as well as online dispute resolution (ODR) with respect to the quest…