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Professor Schmitz Chosen as Fellow for Max Planck Institute

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has been selected as an External Scientific Fellow of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law.  It is the first Max Planck Institute on legal matters outside the German borders, and is dedicated to academic excellence and higher education in the area of procedural law. The selected fellows include professors from…

Professor Schmitz Named a Fellow of The National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has been invited to become a fellow of The National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, which supports and sustains the development of information technology applications, institutional resources, and theoretical and applied knowledge for better understanding and managing conflict. This organization was founded in 1998 by University of Massachusetts professors of legal studies Ethan Katsh and Janet Rifkin,…

Review of The New Handshake Calls It a “Refreshing Reminder”

Peter Phillips, Director of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills Program at New York Law School, recently published a review of Professor Amy J. Schmitz’s book with Colin Rule, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection (2017 ABA), in International Law News, Volume 46, Number 1, 2017. Mr. Phillips describes the book as “a refreshing reminder…

International Dispute Resolution News Publishes Professor’s Article

Professor Amy J. Schmitz published a short article, “Empowering Consumers Through Online Dispute Resolution,” in International Dispute Resolution News, a joint publication of the American Bar Association’s International Arbitration, Litigation and Mediation Committees. The article introduces concepts from her book with Colin Rule, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer…

Professor Presents on Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently presented with Colin Rule of Tyler Technologies via Zoom at the Association for Conflict Resolution Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas. In their presentation, “Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection,” Professor Schmitz and Mr. Rule explained how technology can empower consumers and businesses to resolve conflicts in a cost effective manner. Empowered by…

The New Handshake: Book Co-Written by Professor Schmitz Focus of BYU Radio Interview

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently gave a live interview with Julie Rose​, on Top of Mind with Julie Rose on BYUradio, regarding her new book with Colin Rule, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection. Top of Mind with Julie Rose is a news magazine format similar to NPR’s All Things Considered. The signal is heard nationwide on Sirius XM…

Professor Schmitz Presents Draft Article on Online Dispute Resolution

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently presented her draft article, “There’s an ‘App’ for That: Developing Online Dispute (ODR) Resolution that Bridges the Digital Divide,” at the University of Kansas School of Law. In this paper, Professor Schmitz explains how developing nations have lagged in their establishment and use of ODR due in large part to the digital divide and lack…

Corporate Counsel Article Includes Professor’s Online Dispute Resolution Book

Corporate Counsel posted an article about Professor Amy J. Schmitz’s new book with Colin Rule, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection, in a publication widely read by in-house counsel. This article and various other commentary on the book similarly discuss the book’s proposal for creating a win-win for companies and consumers to quickly and…

Professor Schmitz to Present at Access to Justice Public Interest and Public Policy Speaker Series

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present on her book, “The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection” (with Colin Rule), as part of the Washington University Access to Justice Public Interest and Public Policy Speakers Series. She will explain how online dispute resolution processes can provide a “win-win” for companies and consumers in…