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Professor Schmitz publishes in Canadian arbitration journal

Professor Amy J. Schmitz published a new article, “Considering Uber Technologies Inc v Heller Under US Law,” 1 Can. J. Com. Arb. 163 (2021), a peer-reviewed arbitration journal based in Canada. In this article, Professor Schmitz engages in comparative analysis of the unconscionability doctrine under Canadian vs. United States law using the Uber Technologies Inc v Heller case, which was…

Current and former CSDR faculty included in new book, Discussions in Dispute Resolution

A new book, Discussions in Dispute Resolution: The Foundational Articles (Hinshaw, Schneider, and Cole, eds.) (Oxford Univ. Press, 2021), collects 16 foundational writings in dispute resolution with a focus on negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and public policy. It also provides interdisciplinary commentaries from expert dispute resolution scholars discussing how each article is foundational. And it tracks the development of the field…

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…

Assistant Dean Bob Bailey moderating Missouri Bar conference panel

Assistant Dean Emeritus Bob Bailey is moderating a breakout session at the Missouri Bar’s 25th Solo and Small Firm Conference. Like most conferences at this time, the presentation will be virtual, but with the ability to field questions from participants. His panel, “Arbitration Laws, Clauses and Hearing Fundamentals,” will be on August 19. The conference is from August…

Professor Schmitz Writes About Making Smart Contracts “Smarter”

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published an article geared toward practitioners, “Making Smart Contracts ‘Smarter’ with Arbitration,” at Articles: ADR for Technology Disputes (American Arbitration Association 2020). In this article, Professor Schmitz explains smart contracts and the types of disputes that practitioners are likely to face with respect to these so-called “contracts” – which are often not even contracts in…

Professor Schmitz’s web series on arbitration features scholars and practitioners

Professor Amy J. Schmitz continues to gain traction with her new web series, The Arbitration Conversation. In the most recent episode, Professor Schmitz interviews former Mizzou Law Professor Stacie Strong, on issues related to trust arbitration. The series explores various issues regarding arbitration, ranging from drafting arbitration agreements, to employment cases, to labor cases, and more. The series also discusses…

Commentary and podcasts posted by Professor Schmitz on Arbitrate.com

Professor Amy J. Schmitz writes commentary on the hottest issues in arbitration law on Arbitrate.com. Recent online articles include: “New NAA Opinion on Requiring Video Hearings;” “‘Business Pays’ Rule in California Facing Challenges;” “Contract Exclusions Count; and Discovering Documents from Nonparties in Online Arbitration?” The site also includes a web series, “The Arbitration Conversation,” where she interviews top scholars and…

Professor Gely presents at ABA labor and employment law meeting

Professor Rafael Gely recently served as the Scholar in Residence for the 2020 mid-winter meeting of the of the ADR in Labor & Employment Law Committee (ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law).  In that capacity, Professor Gely presented two papers: (1) The Media’s Impact on The Perceptions of Arbitration (with Timothy D. Chandler, Louisiana State University); and (2) Ethics…

Mizzou Hosts ASCL Annual Meeting and Works in Progress Conference

The MU School of Law recently acted as host for the American Society of Comparative Law’s 2019 Annual Meeting, welcoming 120 participants from 20 countries for three days of discussion and debate. The theme of the meeting was “Comparative Law and International Dispute Resolution Processes,” which allowed in-depth analysis of how comparative law affects cross-border litigation, arbitration and mediation. Concurrent…