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Professor Schmitz Publishes in Buffalo Law Review

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published her article, “Expanding Access to Remedies through E-Court Initiatives,” in the Buffalo Law Review.  The article is a comprehensive look at the use of technology for resolving disputes using Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) in the courts in the United States and throughout the world.  This has become an important issue, as claims processes move online. …

Professor Trachtenberg Comments About University Title IX Procedures

Professor Ben Trachtenberg was quoted in Mother Jones about two pending Missouri bills related to university Title IX procedures. “We can take racial justice seriously without abandoning sexual assault victims,” he said. The article refers to Professor Trachtenberg’s 2017 law review article about possible racial bias in university student discipline. Professor Trachtenberg also recently published an op-ed about Title IX…

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 Jerry Publishes Article About Managing Hurricane Risk

Professor Bob Jerry published an article titled “Managing Hurricane (and Other Natural Disaster) Risk” in the Winter 2019 issue of the Texas A&M Law Review.  In this article, Professor Jerry examines the tradeoffs involved in creating and implementing a national preparedness framework for catastrophe risk management and recovery, using hurricanes as the departure point for his…

Professor Strong Presents Paper in New York

Professor S.I. Strong recently attended a conference at Cardozo Law School in New York dedicated to the development of new Singapore Convention on Mediated Settlements. Professor Strong’s presentation, “The Role of Empirical Research and Dispute System Design in Developing International Treaties:  A Case Study of the Singapore Convention on Mediation,” outlines how Professor Strong suggested the idea for a convention in this…

Professor Abrams: “Through Sports, Title IX Helps Influence Children’s Early Perceptions of Gender Equity As a Virtue”

In his latest column on the sports blog www.askcoachwolff.com, “Through Sports, Title IX Helps Influence Children’s Early Perceptions of Gender Equity As a Virtue,” Professor Doug Abrams writes that Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 encourages development of positive attitudes about gender equity by enabling girls and boys to cooperate and respect one another in sports programs. Professor Abrams…

Professor Jerry Publishes Article About Mediators and Insurance Disputes

Professor Bob Jerry recently published an article titled “Vade Mecum: Mediators and Disputes Involving Insurance,” in the Fall 2019 issue of the Journal of Dispute Resolution. The article provides insights about insurance to assist mediators in applying their skills and acumen effectively in situations where insurance is an important variable in the parties’ dispute.…

Professor Oliveri’s Work Cited by Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Professor Rigel Oliveri’s work was cited by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. In Francis v. Kings Park Manor, Inc., — F.3d —, 2019 WL 1006554 (2d Cir. 2019) the Second Circuit cited Professor Oliveri’s article, “Is Acquisition Everything: Protecting the Rights of Occupants Under the Fair Housing Act,” in upholding a black tenant’s claim against his landlord for failing…

Professor Strong Publishes Piece on Immigration Law and Policy

Professor S.I. Strong recently wrote an article considering recent policies regarding immigration into the United States. The piece, entitled “Can International Law Trump Trump’s Immigration Agenda?” 2018 Ill. L. Rev. Online 272, considers whether a developing principle of international law known as “procedural jus cogens” can be used to address procedural issues stemming from current U.S. immigration practices. The concept…