Tag: ODR ⋅ Page 6

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 Schmitz Presents on ODR at ABA Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented on “ODR in the Courts” at the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN, on April 12. Professor Schmitz explained the new online mechanisms being used in the courts for a variety of less complex cases.  Her talk explored new “e-courts” that essentially move traditional judicial processes into the “virtual” world of…

Professor Schmitz Discusses Smart Contracts Disputes to Conference in Israel

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented via Zoom for students and other conference attendees in Haifa, Israel, on “Smart Contract Dispute Resolution” as part of an Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) event at the University of Haifa on April 3. For her part, Prof. Schmitz discussed the various ways that disputes will arise out of smart contracts, despite hype that computer coding…

Professor Schmitz Speaks about ODR to Conference in Latin America

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented — via Zoom — at the largest gathering in Latin America exploring technology in the courts this week, more than 1,500 attendees. Professor Schmitz explained how online dispute resolution (ODR) can be used to resolve smart contract disputes. Her presentation was broadcast in Buenos Aires at the 1st Latin American Conflict Resolution Meeting 4.0 “An unavoidable…

Professor Schmitz Participating in Online Experts Roundtable on Smart Contracts

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present and participate in “Making Contracts Smart – An Expert Round Table/Workshop” on February 13. This worldwide online expert roundtable event is the first of its kind. It will include those in the law and technology sectors wishing to exploit the opportunities presented by the fast-growing phenomenon of smart contracts — both the creation of smart…

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…