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Professor Schmitz’s presentation to the Missouri Bar Access to Justice Committee qualifies for CLE credit

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present with Karen Tokarz of Washington University Law School on “Increasing Remote Access: Developments in Online Dispute Resolution, Access to Justice Centers, and Questions Going Forward” as part of the Missouri Bar Access to Justice Committee Meeting on Tuesday, May 4. CLE credit is available for those that…

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 provides keynote on arbitration and access to justice

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will provide the keynote presentation for the book launch for “Access to Justice in Arbitration: Concept, Context and Practice,” on March 18,  2021 (via Zoom). Professor Schmitz also wrote a preface for the book. In this talk, she will discuss how arbitration can be a tool for expanding access to justice – if designed properly. Professor…

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 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…