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Mizzou Hosts ASCL Annual Meeting and Works in Progress Conference

The MU School of Law recently acted as host for the American Society of Comparative Law’s 2019 Annual Meeting, welcoming 120 participants from 20 countries for three days of discussion and debate. The theme of the meeting was “Comparative Law and International Dispute Resolution Processes,” which allowed in-depth analysis of how comparative law affects cross-border litigation, arbitration and mediation. Concurrent…

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 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 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on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) to review and, if appropriate, revise the UNCITRAL Rules on Conciliation and draft Guidance Notes on organizing mediation proceedings.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…

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…

Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution Co-sponsoring Mediation Week Events

The American Bar Association Mediation Week – “Mediation, Civil Discourse, and ABA 2011 Resolution 108” –  is Oct. 14–20.  The Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution is co-sponsoring several events with The Communications Center and the Association of Missouri Mediators (AMM). Sarah Read of The Communications Center will provide a skills workshop from 2-5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15. The…

Professor Schmitz Presents at Hong Kong Mediation Conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently gave a presentation at the Hong Kong Mediation Conference of the Hong Kong Department of Justice. For her part, Professor Schmitz provided insights regarding her experience with the United Nations Working Group, which sought to establish procedural rules for a global online dispute resolution process for small dollar claims. She also discussed how impetus for the…

Mizzou Law Student and Alumnus Win National Writing Competition

MU 3L George Khoukaz recently received the Joseph T. McLaughlin Original Student Article Award from the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) at a gala dinner at the Whitley Hotel in Atlanta, Ga.  The winning essay, “ADR That is Out of This World: A Regime for the Resolution of Outer- Space Disputes,” addresses various issues regarding space arbitration and was published in 2018 Journal…

Mediation Competition Teams Headed to Regionals

Congratulations to the winners of the Board of Advocates’ intra-school mediation competition – third-year students Max Mauldin and Jessica Peterman. The runners-up were first-year students Anna Wilmesher and Rhett Buchmiller! Max and Jessica will join another team of third-year students, Melissa Knerr and John McCaskill, to compete at the 19th Annual Representation in Mediation Regional Competition, March 3-4 in Denver. The American Bar Association Section…

Professor Lande Speaks to Texas Bar ADR CLE and then Blogs a Summary on Indisputably

Professor John Lande was the featured speaker at the Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution CLE program conducted by the Texas Bar Association on January 26. He gave two presentations:  “Lawyering with Planned Early Negotiation: How You Can Get Good Results for Clients and Make Money” and “Are You Missing Opportunities? Mediators as Early Case Managers.” As part of the CSDR’s Stone Soup…