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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 Strong Speaks at International Congress in Spain

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to Spain to speak at the International Congress on the Protection of Collective Rights and Interests in the Justice of the 21st Century, which was convened at the University of Valencia. Professor Strong’s presentation focused on ongoing developments in class arbitration in the United States and included a discussion of Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela, which was…

Professor Trachtenberg Speaks at UMKC Faculty Diversity Dialogues Program

Professor Ben Trachtenberg spoke on November 15 at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, leading a discussion as part of the UMKC Faculty Diversity Dialogues. His talk was titled “Learning from the MU Protests.” Professor Trachtenberg drew upon his scholarship about the 2015-2016 events at the University of Missouri, “The 2015 University of Missouri Protests and their Lessons for Higher Education…

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…

Professor Strong Gives Keynote in Kansas

Professor S.I. Strong recently gave the keynote presentation in a symposium entitled “Law in the Post-Truth Era,” convened by the Robert J. Dole Center for Law and Government at Washburn University School of Law, along with the Washburn Law Journal and the Center for Excellence in Advocacy. Professor Strong’s presentation expanded on subjects discussed in her article, “Alternative Facts and…

Professor Lietzan Presents at Symposium on Federal Regulation of Cannabis

Professor Erika Lietzan presented her most recently completed article at a symposium on federal regulation of cannabis. The symposium, hosted by the Food and Drug Law Institute, convened academics, scientists from the Food and Drug Administration, lawyers from private practice, and industry developing cannabis-based products, to consider the path forward for a federal regulatory regime. Professor Lietzan’s forthcoming article in the American…

Professor English Speaks at Japanese Adult Guardianship Conference

Professor David English recently traveled to Tokyo to speak to the Japanese Adult Guardianship Association on the use of special needs trusts in the United States. Professor English has spoken to JAGA several times in the past and has published a number of articles in JAGA’s Adult Guardianship Law…

Professor Abrams Speaks to New Jersey Sports Symposium on Social Media Dangers

Professor Doug Abrams recently spoke to a town-hall-style symposium that explored lifelong consequences that can arise from misuse of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media by high school athletes and other students. The symposium was held at Montclair State University in Montclair, N.J. Prof. Abrams and four other panel members discussed publicized incidents of high school students’ racist,  sexist, or…

Professor Crouch to Speak at American Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting

On October 27, Professor Dennis Crouch is speaking at the annual meeting of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) in Washington, D.C.  In his plenary session, Professor Crouch will focus on how ethical duties in patent cases shift according to venue — comparing patent litigation, patent prosecution, and America Invents Act (AIA)…

Professor English to Speak at World Guardianship Conference

Professor David English will make two presentations at the World Guardianship Conference, October 23-25 in Seoul, South Korea. Professor English will moderate a panel on recent developments in guardianship at which he will speak about the recently approved Uniform Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Protective Arrangements Act. He also will a moderate a panel on special needs trusts, which will include a presentation by…