CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 11, Issue 5 - November 8, 2010

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

ANNUAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION SYMPOSIUM, AVAILABLE VIA WEBCAST
The Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution symposium on Oct. 15, “Alternative Dispute Resolution and the Rule of Law: Making the Connection,” is available via webcast. The symposium papers also are online. To view the papers and webcast, see  http://www.law.missouri.edu/csdr/symposium/rol/.

DEAN ROBERT BAILEY MODERATES SESSION AT NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ARBITRATORS CONFERENCE
Asst. Dean Robert Bailey, CSDR Director, was the moderator for a program entitled, “Primer on Federal Health Law: The ABCs of HIPPA and FLMA” at the National Academy of Arbitrators Fall Education Conference in Charleston, SC, in October.

PROF. JOHN LANDE’S SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Prof. John Lande gave the Robert Burgess Memorial Lecture at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, on Oct. 28. It was entitled “Lawyering and Mediation: What We Can Learn From The USA?” and the outline and webcast of the lecture are available at  http://www.strath.ac.uk/humanities/lawschool/robertburgessmemoriallecture2010/. He will be the keynote speaker at the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution’s Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Institute in Fort Lauderdale, FL, on Nov. 12.  He give a presentation based on his forthcoming book, A Lawyer’s Guide to Planned Early Negotiation: How You Can Get Good Results for Clients and Make Money

LL.M. STUDENT & ALUMNI NEWS

PARTICIPANTS WANTED FOR CYBER SYMPOSIUM
Brian Jarrett (LL.M. ‘01) is organizing a cyber-symposium to take place in dispute resolution centers in the US and Canada around March 30. Presenters will be faculty members and graduate students at each institution. Those participating will post their articles on a web site. Everyone will have the opportunity to read the articles before the symposium. After making adjustments and edits based on peer feedback, the articles will be published in a symposium volume. The real-time conference meeting will be a moderated question and answer session. Contact Brian at bnjarrett@alaska.edu for more information.

LYNN MALLEY GAVE A PRESENTATION AT BLACK VETERANS CONVENTION
Lynn Malley (JD '84, LLM '03) recently presented at the National Association of Black Veterans' (NABVETS) national convention.  NABVETS is primarily a group of Vietnam Veterans reaching out to the current generation of veterans and service members. Lynn talked about the community outreach activities she has been involved with to support current service members and their families.

KOSCHINA MARSHALL ORGANIZED A CELEBRATORY LUNCHEON FOR MEDIATION
On Oct. 20, Koschina “Kay” Marshall  (LL.M. ’06) organized a luncheon at the College of The Bahamas to celebrate National Mediation Month & Conflict Resolution Day. The event was co-sponsored by the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and had a theme of "combating school violence through the use of conflict resolution."

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

ICC INSTITUTE OF WORLD BUSINESS LAW PRIZE
The ICC Institute of World Business Law is sponsoring an essay contest recognizing excellent legal writing in the field of international commercial law, including arbitration. The winner will receive 10,000 euros.  For details, see http://www.iccwbo.org/instituteprize/id7000/index.html. Entry deadline:  July 1.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

STAFF ATTORNEY, COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS
ANNAPOLIS, MD
The Civil Appellate Mediation Program at the Court of Special Appeals in Annapolis, MD, seeks a staff attorneyApplication deadline:  Nov. 11.

SENIOR MEDIATION EXPERT, UNITED NATIONS DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL AFFAIRS
The United Nations Department of Political Affairs and its Policy and Mediation Division seek an expert in mediation, facilitation and dialogue (process design). Application deadline:  Nov. 15.

ASSOCIATE OMBUDSPERSON, APOLLO GROUP
PHOENIX, AZ
The Apollo Group seeks an associate ombudsperson.

OMBUDSPERSON, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
The University of California San Francisco Health Science Graduate School and Medical Center seeks a university ombudsperson.

LEGAL ADVISER, IRAN-UNITED STATES CLAIMS TRIBUNAL
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS
The Iran-United States Claims Tribunal seeks a legal adviser, who would function much like a court clerk. Candidates should send a résumé, transcript, and letter of interest to Judge McDonald’s secretary, Erlien de Man, by email at applications@iusct.nl.