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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…

Professor Strong Speaks at International Congress in Spain

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to Spain to speak at the International Congress on the Protection of Collective Rights and Interests in the Justice of the 21st Century, which was convened at the University of Valencia. Professor Strong’s presentation focused on ongoing developments in class arbitration in the United States and included a discussion of Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela, which was…

Professor Gely and Judge Webber Honored by Mizzou Alumni Association

The Mizzou Alumni Association will honor 14 distinguished faculty and alumni at the 51st annual Faculty-Alumni Awards Ceremony on Nov. 9. Professor Rafael Gely is among the six Mizzou faculty members honored for their work in the classroom, research endeavors and relationships with students. Professor Gely is the James E. Campbell Missouri Endowed Professor of Law and director of the Center for…

Professor Strong Publishes in the American Journal of Comparative Law

Professor S.I. Strong recently wrote the U.S. national report on anti-suit injunctions for the Twentieth Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, which was held in Fukuoka, Japan.  The report was published in a special edition of the American Journal of Comparative Law under the title, “Anti-Suit Injunctions in Judicial and Arbitral Procedures in the United States,” 66 American Journal of Comparative Law…

Professor Strong Discusses Class Arbitration in Italy

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to Milan, Italy, to discuss class arbitration as part of an international roundtable on large-scale dispute resolution.  Participants from Italy, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom considered differences in both procedure and policy.  Professor Strong has written extensively on large-scale arbitration, including a book, Class, Mass, and Collective Arbitration in National and International Law, that was published…

Professor Schmitz Discusses Mandatory Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements at ABA Conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented on a panel, “Mandatory Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements – the Pro se Litigant v. the Experienced Lawyer – Can We “Level the Playing Field?”” at the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Conference in Washington D.C., April 7-8 , 2018. The panel provided a lively debate regarding the pros and cons of using various dispute resolution methods…