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.
PROFESSORS STRONG AND REUBEN LECTURE IN CENTRAL EUROPE
Prof. S.I. Strong spoke recently at the University of Frankfurt and and the University of Passau at the request of the Deutsche-Amerikanische Juristen-Vereinigung (German-American Lawyers Association), addressing various topics in international commercial arbitration. The presentation at the University of Passau constituted in the inaugural lecture in the Faculty of Law's Series on American Law. While in Europe, Prof. Strong also taught in the Summer Academy in International Commercial Arbitration in Linz, Austria, along with Missouri Prof. Richard Reuben. Several Missouri students attended the Academy this year.
SZU-LIANG (CAILLOU) CHEN ACCEPTED INTO DOCTORAL PROGRAM AND ELECTED AS AN ARBITRATOR
Szu-Liang (Caillou) Chen (LLM ’09) is one of four individuals accepted for the doctoral program at the National Chung Cheng University. Caillou also was one of a select few elected by the attorney association of Taichung as one of the arbitrators who will work for the Taichung government.
IVAN RUGEMA CO-TEACHING ADR COURSE FOR MU SOUTH AFRICA SUMMER STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM.
Ivan Rugema (LLM ‘08) and Deputy Chancellor Michael Middleton (JD ‘71) are co-teaching a course on Comparative ADR as part of the MU Summer Study Abroad Program held at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, South Africa. The course examines the critical ways that societies structure their dispute resolution systems with added emphasis on South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation process and Rwanda’s Gacaca Courts. Ivan is a lecturer in the Department of Criminal Justice and Procedure at the University of the Western Cape.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: ABA 14TH ANNUAL SECTION OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION SPRING CONFERENCE
The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution is now accepting program proposals for the 14th Annual Spring Conference being held April 18-21, 2012, in Washington, DC. To view the proposal guidelines and submit online, see http://www2.americanbar.org/calendar/14th-annual-section-of-dispute-resolution-spring-conference/Pages/SubmitaProgramProposal.aspx. Proposal deadline: September 12.
SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIATION AND RESTORATIVE JUSTICE
The Second International Congress on Mediation – Restorative Justice will be in Lisbon, October 20-22.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: CONFLICT RESOLUTION QUARTERLY
The Association for Conflict Resolution publication, Conflict Resolution Quarterly, seeks submissions for articles related to dialogue processes. For details, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Submission deadline for inclusion in a Colloquy edition: December 1.
CEO OMBUDSMAN, BALTIMORE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Baltimore City Public Schools seeks a CEO Ombudsman.