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Professor Schmitz Attends Meeting to Discuss Access to Justice Project

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was an invited expert at a recent meeting of the National Center for State Courts as part of a project with PEW Charitable Trust to advance access to justice.  For her part, Professor Schmitz added insights regarding online dispute resolution (ODR) and how it should be designed to augment the traditional court processes and provide expanded…

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 Discusses ‘The New Handshake’ on Podcast

Professor Amy J. Schmitz discusses her recent book, “The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection” (co-authored with Colin Rule), in Episode 46 of Ipse Dixit, https://shows.pippa.io/ipse-dixit/amy-schmitz-on-online-dispute-resolution-the-new-handshake. Professor Schmitz observes that many people now conduct most transactions online, and argues that consumer protection requires new tools, designed for an online environment. Her research shows that consumers primarily…

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 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…