CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 10, Issue 20 - May 5, 2010

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

LL.M. IN DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROGRAM FEATURED IN COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN
Our Master of Laws in Dispute Resolution program was one of the featured programs in an article the Columbia Missourian wrote about recent tuition increases at the University of Missouri. The article quotes LLM students Valerie Chaffin and Randy Hoerschgen. To read the article, see http://www.columbiamissourian.com/stories/2010/04/30/quality-mu-programs-should-be-unaffected-tuition-increases/.

PROF. JOHN LANDE WILL SPEAK AT SYMPOSIUM ON MINORITY PROFESSIONALS IN ADR
Prof. John Lande will be a panelist at the National Symposium for Minority Professionals in Alternative Dispute Resolution at Capital University, in Columbus, Ohio, on May 18. He will speak about “The Potential of Collaborative and Cooperative Practice to Promote Integration in Legal and ADR Practice.”

PROF. RICHARD REUBEN TO BE ON LOCAL RADIO SHOW
Prof. Richard Reuben will be on the Simon Rose radio show on 1400 KFRU- AM in Columbia, on Fri., May 7 at 9:15 am. He will talk about Supreme Court nominations in light of Justice Stephens upcoming retirement.

PROF. S.I. STRONG QUOTED IN THE GLOBAL COMPETITON REVIEW
Prof. S.I. Strong was quoted in the Global Competition Review in an article concerning the Supreme Court decision in Stolt-Nielsen S.A. v. Animal Feeds International Corp. Two of Prof. Strong’s publications were cited in papers submitted to the Court. The decision, which reversed the Second Circuit 5-3, was handed down on April 27, 2010. The article can be found at http://www.globalcompetitionreview.com/news/article/28364/supreme-court-shoots-down-class-arbitration-stolt-antitrust-case/.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

ABA SECTION OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION TELECONFERENCE
MAY 14, 12:00 - 1:15 PM EASTERN TIME
The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution is sponsoring a teleconference, “Class Action Arbitration After Stolt-Nielsen,” on Fri., May 14.

PROF. JOHN LANDE WILL BE PANELIST IN ABA TELECONFERENCE ON NEW WAVE OF ADR
MAY 26, 12:00 – 1:30 PM CENTRAL TIME

Prof. John Lande will be a panelist in an CLE Program entitled “The New Wave of Dispute Resolution,” about planned early negotiation on Wed., May 26, from noon to 1:30 Central Time. The program is sponsored by the ABA Forum on Franchising and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education.

AMM SEEKS PRESENTERS FOR ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN OCTOBER
The Association of Missouri Mediators seeks presenters for its annual conference in Kansas City on Fri., Oct. 22. The presentation should be relevant to the conference theme, “Springing from Theory to Practice.” For details about the conference, see http://www.mediate.com/amm/pg42.cfm. For more details on the proposals, e-mail, colemanl@missouri.edu. Proposals due: May 31. 

FAMILY COLLABORATIVE LAW ASSOCIATION HOLDS TRAINING
JUNE 10-11, ST. LOUIS, MO
The Family Collaborative Law Association will hold an Interdisciplinary Collaborative Divorce Training on June 10-11 at St. Louis University. For details please contact Rebecca Magruder, (636) 947-9273, or rtmmediate@sbcglobal.net.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

SUPERVISORY OMBUDSMAN UNIT CHIEF, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
WASHINGTON, DC
The Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks a supervisory ombudsman unit chief. Application deadline: May 11.

ADR PROGRAM DIRECTOR, U.S. DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
LOS ANGELES, CA
The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California seeks a full-time ADR program director. Application deadline: May 14.

CONFLICT PREVENTION AND RESOLUTION SPECIALIST, DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
ROCKVILLE, MD
The Food and Drug Administration seeks a conflict prevention and resolution specialist. Application deadline: May 23.

LANGDON FELLOWSHIP, MORITZ COLLEGE OF LAW PROGRAM ON DISPUTE RESOLUTION, OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
COLUMBUS, OH
The Moritz College of Law Program in Dispute Resolution at Ohio State University is recruiting for a two-year Langdon Fellowship, beginning in mid-July. The fellow will: act as the clinical staff attorney for two mediation practica per academic year, assist with programmatic planning and advising dispute resolution certificate students, and have 10-15 hours per week to focus on his or her own research, preferably in the area of dispute resolution. A J.D. is required as is significant experience in mediation, including training as well as experience mediating. Applicants should be 2-5 years out of law school and be interested in a career in academia. For more information, contact Prof. Clymer Bardsley, bardsley.7@osu.edu or 614-688-4192.  Application deadline: June 1.

FACILIATORS, SOLIYA
Soliya is recruiting volunteers to facilitate its Connect program for the Fall 2010 semester.The Connect program intends to bridge the divide between the "West" and the "Arab & Muslim World” by empowering young adults to play a constructive role in creating a more informed, just and peaceful global society. For details, see www.soliya.net/facilitation. Application deadline:  June 1.