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Professor Schmitz Interviewed by Kleros about Online Dispute Resolution

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was interviewed by Kleros for an article shared among blockchain enthusiasts regarding her work in online dispute resolution, “Towards a Global Online Dispute Resolution Platform: Amy Schmitz and The New Handshake.” The interview showed the application of dispute resolution ideas in Professor Schmitz’s book, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection. She…

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’s Webinar on eCommerce Disputes Available Online

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented a webinar with Colin Rule regarding use of online dispute resolution for efficiently resolving ecommerce disputes. The webinar, presented by the American Bar Association, highlighted content from Professor Schmitz’s book with Colin Rule, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection. The webinar included interactive discussion and Q&A with those who…

Professor Schmitz Presents at Hong Kong Mediation Conference

Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently gave a presentation at the Hong Kong Mediation Conference of the Hong Kong Department of Justice. For her part, Professor Schmitz provided insights regarding her experience with the United Nations Working Group, which sought to establish procedural rules for a global online dispute resolution process for small dollar claims. She also discussed how impetus for the…

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…

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…