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Professor Schmitz Presents on ODR at International Procedural Law Conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz, will present on online dispute resolution (ODR), with a focus on consumer complaints, as part of the XIII Congreso Internacional de Derecho Procesal Grupo de Investigaciones en Derecho Procesal with the Universidad de Medellín, Colombia. Due to the pandemic, the conference and presentation will be online. Professor Schmitz will publish a paper in conjunction with her…

Professor Schmitz publishes in the Journal of Dispute Resolution

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published a new article, Addressing the Class Claim Conundrum with Online Dispute Resolution (ODR), 2020 J. OF DISPUTE RESOL. 361 (2020). In this article, Professor Schmitz discusses how consumers throughout the world addressed similar claims in the wake of the VW “Dieselgate” scandal. With this case as a lens, the article provides a brief comparison…

Professor Schmitz continues leadership role with ABA committee

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has again been named as co-chair of the American Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution Technology Committee. Since 2017, Professor Schmitz has been active in developing programming to assist dispute resolution providers in moving online. In the wake of the pandemic, Professor Schmitz has provided four presentations in the past few months as part of this…

Commentary and podcasts posted by Professor Schmitz on Arbitrate.com

Professor Amy J. Schmitz writes commentary on the hottest issues in arbitration law on Arbitrate.com. Recent online articles include: “New NAA Opinion on Requiring Video Hearings;” “‘Business Pays’ Rule in California Facing Challenges;” “Contract Exclusions Count; and Discovering Documents from Nonparties in Online Arbitration?” The site also includes a web series, “The Arbitration Conversation,” where she interviews top scholars and…

Professor Schmitz presents at international cyberjustice meeting

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will be part of an invite-only meeting with the Cyberjustice Laboratory in Montreal, Canada. This Autonomy through Cyberjustice Tech (ACT) Partnership Annual Meeting includes a packed agenda June 22-23, 2020, via Zoom. The Online Annual Meeting Title is “2020, THE YEAR OF CYBERJUSTICE?” The meeting will focus on issues such as “Cyberjustice in Times of Pandemic”…

Professor Schmitz: Consider user-centric design for ODR in the courts

Professor Amy J. Schmitz teamed up with the ADR coordinator for the courts in New Hampshire, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, to research and write an article “Real Feedback from Real People: Emphasizing User-Centric Designs for Court ODR,” DISPUTE RESOLUTION MAGAZINE | VOL 26, NO 2, pp. 6-12 (2020). In this article, they report findings from a survey of “regular court users”…

Professor Schmitz provides commentary in new book about decentralized justice

Prof. Amy J. Schmitz provided an interview and commentary that has been published in a book about how decentralized justice on the blockchain is revolutionizing how we view conflict management. In a chapter, “Towards a Global Online Dispute Resolution Platform: Amy Schmitz and The New Handshake,” Professor Schmitz provides her inspiration and ideas related to creating a global online dispute…

Professor Schmitz talks to Uniform Law Commission about ODR

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will provide key information and background regarding Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) in a hearing for the Uniform Law Commissioners on May 27, 2020 (via Zoom). Her presentation will assist the Committee to Monitor Developments in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution, and hopes to shed light on what ODR means, as well as her work with the…

Professor Schmitz publishes new article in the Fordham Law Review

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published a new article, “Measuring ‘Access to Justice’ in the Rush to Digitize,” in the Fordham Law Review, which can be accessed on SSRN at  http://ssrn.com/abstract=3604717. Access to Justice (“A2J”) is the hot topic of the day, energizing Twitter and judges alike. Meanwhile, professors and policymakers join in song, singing the praises of online dispute…

Professor Schmitz participating in virtual conference hosted by Harvard

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will participate in an “invite only” virtual working conference on AI, Technology, and Negotiation. This conference will be hosted by the Harvard Program on Negotiation (PON) May 17-18, 2020. In 1994 PON convened a conference on Computers and Negotiation, which set the foundation for this conference in many respects. Professor Schmitz was invited to participate in…