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Professor Schmitz Appointed to Liaison Position with United Nations Commission

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has been appointed to serve as the liaison of the ABA Section of International Law to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) for the term running from August 10, 2018, to August 10, 2019. Professor Schmitz will be the section’s ambassador to UNCITRAL, which includes working groups on various issues of trade and…

Iowa Law Review Publishes Article by Professor Strong

The Iowa Law Review recently published an article written by Professor S.I. Strong when she was on research leave last spring at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg, Germany.  The article, “The European Succession Regulation and the Arbitration of Trust Disputes,” 103 Iowa Law Review 2205 (2018), discusses the applicability of new legislation from the European…

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…

Professor Jerry Speaks on Insurance Law and Dispute Resolution

Professor Bob Jerry recently spoke about “Insurance Law and Dispute Resolution” at Texas A&M University School of Law. His talk was part of a symposium titled “Natural Disasters, Stakeholder Engagement and Dispute Resolution.” Cynthia Alkon, LLM ’02, moderated a panel on “Engaging Vulnerable Populations as Stakeholders.” Alkon is a professor of law and associate dean for academic affairs at Texas…

Professor Lande Presented Chair’s Award at the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Conference

The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution presented a Section’s Chair Award to Professor John Lande at the Section’s annual conference in Washington, DC, on April 5. In this 25th anniversary year and as part of the 20th anniversary Spring Conference, the Chair’s award for the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution was given to three individuals including Lande, Alyson Carrel, ’04,…

Professor Schmitz Speaks to Missouri League for Nursing about Healthcare Disputes

Professor Amy J. Schmitz gave a presentation, “A Primer on Arbitration and Mediation: Concepts Creeping Into Every Healthcare Contract,” for the Missouri League for Nursing, Nursing Home Conference, in Camdenton, Mo., on March 3. In her two-hour presentation, Professor Schmitz explained various dispute resolution methods used in healthcare disputes and updated attendees on the law related to arbitration contracts. She…

Professor Lande to Serve on Publications Board

The American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution appointed Professor John Lande to a four-year term on the Publications Board. The board develops, manages, and publicizes books published by the…

Arbitration Team Travels to Chicago for National Competition

Mizzou Law’s Arbitration Team recently competed in Chicago at the American Bar Association National Arbitration Competition. The students qualified after taking first place at the ABA Regional Arbitration Competition in Pittsburgh. Team members are 3L Mary Grace Bruntrager (captain), 1L Rhett Buchmiller, 3L Travis Pringle, and 1L Anna Wilmesher. Professor Brad Desnoyer, ’09, coaches the team. Congratulations to the students…

Professor Schmitz Presents Draft Article on Online Dispute Resolution

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently presented her draft article, “There’s an ‘App’ for That: Developing Online Dispute (ODR) Resolution that Bridges the Digital Divide,” at the University of Kansas School of Law. In this paper, Professor Schmitz explains how developing nations have lagged in their establishment and use of ODR due in large part to the digital divide and lack…