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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…

Professor Strong to Publish in Houston Law Review

Professor S.I. Strong’s most recent article, “Past as Prologue:  Arbitration as an Early Common Law Court?,” has just been accepted for publication in volume 57 of the Houston Law Review.  The paper was part of the works-in-progress conference associated with the annual CSDR symposium, “Beyond the FAA: Arbitration Procedure, Practice and Policy in Historical…

Professor Strong Wins International Writing Prize

Professor S.I. Strong was recently given the Outstanding Professional Article Award 2018 from the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), an international think-tank dedicated to improving dispute resolution processes around the world. This is the fourth time that Professor Strong’s scholarship has been recognized by CPR, putting Professor Strong in a select circle of authors who have won the award more than once. This year’s…

Professor Strong Joins CIArb Leadership Team

Professor S.I. Strong was recently appointed to the Examinations Board of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), one of the world’s foremost organizations for professional education in the area of national and international commercial arbitration. Professor Strong also coordinates the law school’s status as a CIArb Recognized Course Provider (RCP), which allow MU law students who have taken eligible classes as part of…

Professor Schmitz Speaks at the Arbitration and Mediation Institute of New Zealand

Professor Amy J. Schmitz headlined the Arbitration and Mediation Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ) meeting on November 16 in Auckland, New Zealand. AMINZ is the leading proponent in New Zealand for explaining and advocating dispute resolution. They work with government, business and community groups on policy to examine the likely impact of proposed changes and options for the use of…