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Professor Schmitz presents on blockchain at IEEE conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present on the use of blockchain to further healthcare data security as part of an interdisciplinary panel, “Future of Healthcare Policy and Regulation in the Digital Age,” October 15 from 2 pm – 3:30 pm EDT at Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition (AIPR) annual workshop. The special session will allow participants to focus on healthcare issues,…

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 to present at ABA Dispute Resolution Virtual Spring Conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has been involved in moving the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference online, and will play a significant role in the conference. She will discuss “’Decoding’ Ethical Design and Practice in Resolving Smart Contract & Blockchain-Related Disputes,” on May 18. In this session, she will explain how to more effectively evaluate the reliability and enforceability…

Prof. Schmitz receives CPR Institute award

The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) presented its awards for 2020 on February 28 as part of its annual meeting in St. Petersburg, Fla. Professor Amy J. Schmitz and Colin Rule received the Award for Outstanding Short Article for Online Dispute Resolution for Smart Contracts, 2019 Journal of Dispute Resolution. This article tackles how to address resolution…

Professor Schmitz presents at Stanford Law School

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently presented on technology in dispute system design at Stanford Law School. For her part, Professor Schmitz built on her recent article, Online Dispute Resolution for Smart Contracts, 2019 J. OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION 203 – 125 (2019), and discussed how online dispute resolution (ODR) may effectively provide a form of governance within the blockchain structure. The…

Professor Schmitz speaks at AALS Annual Meeting

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was a selected speaker at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Her presentation “Ending (or Starting) Trade Wars through Blockchain” was for the session on Commercial and Consumer Law, co-sponsored by Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services. Professor Schmitz also was renamed to the executive committee of the AALS Section on…

Professor Schmitz Featured Expert

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was a featured expert for an international article related to smart contract and blockchain dispute resolution. She is cited extensively in Blockchain Startups Think Justice Can Be Decentralized But the Jury is Still Out in Magazine by Cointelegraph, which was published on Dec. 23,…

Cyberweek 2019 to include Professor Schmitz’s Podcast on Blockchain Dispute Resolution

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will be doing a podcast on blockchain dispute resolution as part of Cyberweek 2019, discussing the intersections of tech, entrepreneurship and dispute resolution. This year, Mizzou Law’s Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution is one of the supporters of the online conference, scheduled for November 18-22. Cyberweek is hosted by the National Center for Technology…

Professor Diamond Presents Electronic Discovery CLE

Professor Randy Diamond presented an overview of electronic discovery on July 10 for the Boone County Bar Association.  His talk focused on recent changes that bring Missouri discovery rules into closer alignment with longstanding federal rules on electronically stored information. The Missouri changes effective July 1, 2019 are here.  Additional changes effective August 28, 2019, if Governor Mike Parson signs Senate…

Professor Schmitz Publishes Article About ODR for Smart Contracts

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently published her article with Colin Rule, “Online Dispute Resolution for Smart Contracts” in the Journal of Dispute Resolution.  This article explains how smart contracts built in the blockchain are quietly revolutionizing traditional transactions despite their questionable status under current law. At the same time, disputes regarding smart contracts are inevitable, and parties will need means…