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Professor Schmitz: A Conversation About Access to Justice and the Efficacy of ODR Processes

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently talked about access to justice issues and ODR on the podcast: A Conversation About Access To Justice And The Efficacy Of ODR Processes. The conversation was centered on her recent article “Measuring ‘Access to Justice’ in the Rush to Digitize,” 88 Fordham L. Rev 2381 (2020). The podcast is part of a series produced by…

Cyberweek 2020 will Feature Professor Schmitz and Two LLM Students

Professor Amy J Schmitz and two Mizzou Law online LLM students will be among the presenters at Cyberweek 2020, Nov. 2-6. Chimdimma Onyedebelu and April Sawhill will be on the student panel presenting their scholarship in ODR (online dispute resolution). Professor Schmitz  will participate in two “Arbitration Conversations” with Delos Dispute Resolution, Hafez Virjee, and Chittu Nagarajan on ODR in India.…

Professor Schmitz to Discuss ODR/A2J at Public Administration Conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will join Professor Leah Wing from University of Massachusetts in presenting, “Online Dispute Resolution: Innovations in Access to Justice,” at the 2020 Northeast Conference on Public Administration: At the Heart of Public Service in America, Nov. 6-7, 2020. The event is in Boston, MA, but presentations are online. The discussion will focus on the use of…

Professor Schmitz writes chapter for book published by Universidad de Medellín

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published an article that was translated into Spanish for inclusion in a book that brings together research shared during the XIII Congreso Internacional de Derecho Procesal in Medellín, Colombia: Amy J. Schmitz, Promoviendo la protección del consumidor a través de la solución de conflictos en línea, en Agudelo Mejía, D. A. et al. (Coordinadores académicos),…

Professor Schmitz continues as chair of Mizzou’s Campus Mediation Service

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will continue as the chair of Campus Mediation Service at Mizzou. In this role, Prof. Schmitz will work with Prof. Paul Ladehoff, who is the director of the Campus Mediation Service. Professor Schmitz also is striving to bring in new initiatives toward use of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) to advance resolution of campus disputes in advising…

Professor Schmitz Discusses the Use of ODR in Family Law Issues

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has been selected as an Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) expert to join a National Family Online Dispute Resolution Convening. As part of this work, Professor Schmitz is volunteering her time and expertise by participating in a series of 90-minute Zoom sessions over a three-week period beginning the week of September 21, 2020. Over the course of…

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…