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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…

Professor Schmitz Collaborates on Technology in Dispute Resolution Panel

The Journal of Dispute Resolution, Professor Amy J. Schmitz, and Professor Peter Reilly of Texas A&M University have collaborated to lay the foundation for an innovative symposium issue of the journal. This issue will be the focus of a special panel at the Association of American Law School’s Annual Meeting in New Orleans, La., on January 5, 2019. “Promises and…

Professor Schmitz Speaks at Symposium in Australia

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present and lead discussion on Addressing Accessibility and Vulnerability in ODR Design, at the “Online Dispute Resolution (ODR): The State of the Art Symposium,” at The Sir Zelman Cowen Centre at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia, on Nov. 21-22. Professor Schmitz will discuss ethical design criteria, and lead symposium participants through a series of scenarios…

Professor Strong Travels to Montreal

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to Montreal, Canada, to undertake research involving legal reasoning in commercial disputes.  The project, which is funded through a $25,000 grant from the AAA-ICDR Foundation to MU’s nationally acclaimed Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, considers differences and similarities in legal reasoning across the arbitral-judicial, national-international and common law-civil law divides, using various types…

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 Schmitz Leads Panel at International Online Dispute Resolution Forum

Professor Amy J. Schmitz led a panel at the International Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Forum, and presented on “Smart Contracts and Blockchain: the Next Wave of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR)” at the University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand  on Nov. 14-15. Professor Schmitz explained applications of blockchain in legal processes, and highlighted how disputes develop with respect to smart contracts…

Students Conduct Mock Symposium on Dispute System Designs

Students in Professor S.I. Strong’s Dispute System Design class recently completed a mock professional symposium that was open to all in the law school community. Several law faculty and non-DSD students attended the event. Presenters considered a wide variety of disputes. Topics included improving Major League Baseball arbitration (3L Nick Beulick and LLM Terry Poole), creating a disputes protocol for…

Professor Schmitz to Participate in Planning Meetings for the International Center for Online Dispute Resolution

Professor Amy J. Schmitz, a fellow of The National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, will participate in meetings on November 13-16, as the group lays the groundwork for the International Center for Online Dispute Resolution. This will be a  transformative meeting aimed to catalyze scholars, system designers, neutrals and policymakers in setting standards and principles for the growing field…

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…

Board of Advocates Announces 2018 Negotiation Competition Champions

The School of Law’s Board of Advocates recently concluded its annual negotiation competition held at the law school. Congratulations to the winning team: 1L Emily Love and 3L Aaron Wynhausen. These students will represent the law school at the regional competition in November. In the competition, teams are given general information about a dispute and confidential facts about their client’s interests. During…