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Professor Schmitz Continues Service to National and International ODR Groups

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was renamed as a fellow of the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution for 2019-2020. Fellows are chosen from among an international group of educators and innovators who have contributed to the growing field of online dispute resolution (ODR). Schmitz was first named as a fellow in 2018. She will be a panelist at the…

Bailey Attends Uniform Law Commission Annual Meeting

Assistant Dean Emeritus Bob Bailey recently attended the annual meeting of the Uniform Law Commission held in Anchorage, Alaska. Bailey serves on the Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution Study Committee. He has previously served on the Uniform Athlete Agents Act Committee, which drafted and passed amendments to the act following NCAA rule changes for…

Professor Schmitz Presents at Dispute Resolution Conference in California

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented twice at the Pepperdine Law School Straus Institute’s conference, “Appreciating Our Legacy and Engaging the Future,” in Malibu, Calif., June 17-19.  Professor Schmitz discussed MU Law’s new online LL.M. in Dispute Resolution, and her course “Dispute Resolution in the Digital Age” as part of a plenary panel  on “Engaging the Real World: Globalization and the Technological…

Professor Schmitz Discusses Smart Contracts Disputes to Conference in Israel

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented via Zoom for students and other conference attendees in Haifa, Israel, on “Smart Contract Dispute Resolution” as part of an Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) event at the University of Haifa on April 3. For her part, Prof. Schmitz discussed the various ways that disputes will arise out of smart contracts, despite hype that computer coding…

Professor Schmitz Speaks about ODR to Conference in Latin America

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented — via Zoom — at the largest gathering in Latin America exploring technology in the courts this week, more than 1,500 attendees. Professor Schmitz explained how online dispute resolution (ODR) can be used to resolve smart contract disputes. Her presentation was broadcast in Buenos Aires at the 1st Latin American Conflict Resolution Meeting 4.0 “An unavoidable…

Professor Schmitz Meets with Consortium Applying Data Science to Dispute Resolution

Professor Amy J. Schmitz engaged in meetings in Montreal, Canada, with the Conflicts Analytics Lab, which is a research consortium on the application of data science to dispute resolution. The lab program is a joint initiative of Queen’s-Smith, Columbia Business Analytics and HEC-Paris Smart Law. Its flagship project is an AI-powered tribunal for small claims. The purpose of the meetings…

Professor Schmitz Participating in Online Experts Roundtable on Smart Contracts

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present and participate in “Making Contracts Smart – An Expert Round Table/Workshop” on February 13. This worldwide online expert roundtable event is the first of its kind. It will include those in the law and technology sectors wishing to exploit the opportunities presented by the fast-growing phenomenon of smart contracts — both the creation of smart…

Professor Strong Participates in Expert Working Group at United Nations

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to Vienna, Austria, to participate in an expert working group convened by the Secretariat of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) to review and, if appropriate, revise the UNCITRAL Rules on Conciliation and draft Guidance Notes on organizing mediation proceedings. This work follows UNCITRAL’s recent adoption of a revised version of the Model Law on Mediation and the finalization…

Mizzou Law Faculty Presenting at AALS Annual Meeting

Three Mizzou Law faculty members will participate in a range of presentations at the 2019 Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, Jan. 2-6 in New Orleans, La.   Professor S. David Mitchell, associate dean for academic affairs, will speak on a panel for associate deans for academic affairs and research, “Essential Skills: Leadership, Project Management, Communication, and Integrity.” This…

Professor Strong Publishes Article in Leading English Law Review

Professor S.I. Strong recently wrote an article applying default theory to the question of dispute system design in order to understand the continuing debate about the privatization of civil justice in England and Wales.  The article, “Defining the Litigation Default,” 37 Civil Justice Quarterly 463 (2018), offers helpful new insights into the structure and operation of the Civil Procedure Rules and provides policymakers with…