The MU School of Law offers a collegial environment, reinforced by a small student body and a low faculty-student ratio. The intimacy of this setting, coupled with reasonable cost, consistently high bar passage rates, a network of alumni around the globe and access to top scholars in the legal world, make MU Law one of the best values in the nation.
ANDY GANGE CO-AUTHORED ARTICLE ON INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION
Andy Gange (LL.M. '09) co-authored “Recent Developments in International Commercial Arbitration” with Lorraine M. Brennan and Russ Bleemer, which was published in the Fall 2009 issue of Dispute Resolution Magazine. This article grew out of his externship last summer with the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution.
GIL TABUCANON AWARDED SCHOLARSHIP TO MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY
Gil Tabucanon (LL.M. '06) was awarded the international Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship to begin in the First Semester of 2010. He will pursue a Ph.D. in Law focused on Migration in the Pacific. Congratulations, Gil!
PAULA YOUNG ON YOUTUBE
Prof. Paula Young (LL.M. '03), who teaches at the Appalachian School of Law, has produced two YouTube videos in which she gives the mediator's opening orientation that complies with Virginia statutes and with the mandatory ethics code for certified mediators. To view the videos, see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5m2wt8CORHo and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMww0qGY2rY.
INTERNATIONAL MEDIATION CONFERENCE
FEB. 11, PARIS, FRANCE
The International Chamber of Commerce and the American Bar Association Sections of International Law and Dispute Resolution announce a joint international mediation conference in Paris, France, Feb. 11. For details, see http://www.iccwbo.org/court/adr/.
ABA SECTION OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION ARBITRATION TRAINING
FEB. 11-13, WASHINGTON, DC
The American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution is offering its Fifth Annual Arbitration Training Institute on Feb. 11-13, in Washington, DC. For details, see http://www.abanet.org/dispute/docs/Arb_Institute_2010_DC.pdf.
INTERNAL OMBUDSMAN, FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORP.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation seeks an internal ombudsman. Application deadline: Dec. 10.
OMBUDS, INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MIGRATION
The International Organization for Migration Office of the Director General seeks an ombuds for a five-year appointment in Geneva, Switzerland. Application deadline: Dec. 10.
OMBUDSPERSON, UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, KNOXVILLE
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Office of the Chancellor, seeks an ombudsperson. For details, email email@example.com. Applications received by Dec. 15 will receive first consideration.
COUNTRY DIRECTOR, SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND
The Search for Common Ground, an international non-profit organization that promotes peaceful resolution of conflict, seeks a country director. For details on this position, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline: Jan. 9.
SOLIYA is recruiting skilled volunteers to facilitate its Connect program for the Spring 2010 semester. For more information, or to apply, see www.soliya.net.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR , CONFLICT RESOLUTION PROGRAM, CARTER CENTER
The Carter Center seeks an assistant director for the Conflict Resolution Program.