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Professor Schmitz Presents at ASCL Annual Meeting

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented on “Comparative Law and Online Dispute Resolution – A Look Forward” as part of a plenary presentation at the Comparative Law and International Dispute Resolution Processes, American Society of Comparative Law 2019 Annual Meeting Program, at the University of Missouri, Oct. 17-19. For her part, Professor Schmitz provided a comparative analysis of class action relief…

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 Elected to International Academy of Comparative Law

Professor S.I. Strong was recently elected as an associate member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, which was founded at The Hague on September 13, 1924, as a body of scholars that primarily aims to promote the comparative study of legal systems. IACL currently has more than 700 members from around the world and is interested in all legal…

Professor Schmitz to Present at Consumer Law Conference in Germany

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present at a conference in Augsburg, Germany, May 23-24 on “Enforcing Consumer and Capital Market Law in Europe.” The conference will focus on international comparative analysis of the instrument and mechanisms to enforce consumer laws. Professor Schmitz will speak about enforcement in the United…

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 Undertakes Visiting Research Fellowship in London

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to London to take up a Visiting Research Fellowship at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), which conducts important research into issues of public and private international law, comparative law and the rule of law. While in the United Kingdom, Professor Strong conducted research involving legal reasoning in commercial disputes as part of…

Law School Chosen to Host ASCL 2019 Annual Meeting

In October 2019, the University of Missouri and the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution will act as hosts of the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL).  ASCL is the leading organization in the United States promoting the comparative study of law and is a member of the American Council of Learned Societies and International Association of Legal…

Professor Strong Speaks at University of Iowa

Professor S.I. Strong recently spoke at a symposium, “Wealth Transfer Law in International and Comparative Perspective,” in Iowa City that was organized by the University of Iowa and the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Foundation. She presented findings from research she conducted at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Law in Hamburg, Germany. Professor Strong will publish her final article, “The European Succession…

Professor Strong Wins International Book Award

Professor S.I. Strong recently won the Global Legal Skills Book Award 2017 for Comparative Law for Spanish-English Speaking Lawyers: Legal Cultures, Legal Terms and Legal Practices / Derecho comparado para abogados anglo- e hispanoparlantes: Culturas jurídicas, términos jurídicos y prácticas jurídicas (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. 2016), which she co-wrote with Katia Fach Gómez of the Universidad de Zaragoza and Laura…