CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 11, Issue 7 - December 21, 2010

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROFESSOR UPHOFF BUSY GIVING PRESENTATIONS THIS FALL
Prof. Rod Uphoff presented on the topic of “Handling Physical Evidence” at the ABA Criminal Justice Standards Project Roundtable at Vanderbilt Univer­sity Law School in Nashville, TN on Oct. 8, and at the ABA Criminal Justice Standards Project Roundtable at Cardozo Law School, New York, NY on Oct. 21, as well as at the ABA Criminal Justice Standards Project Roundtable at Washington & Lee University School of Law in Lexington, VA on Nov. 19.

LL.M. STUDENT & ALUMNI NEWS

KELLY-ANNE CLEOPHAS SELECTED FOR INTERNSHIP WITH CPR
LL.M. student Kelly-Anne Cleophas recently was selected for a summer internship with the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution in New York City for Summer 2011. This internship is funded through the Husch Blackwell Sanders ADR Externship Program. Congratulations Kelly-Anne!

SUKHSIMRANJIT SINGH BUSY TRAINING AND GIVING TALKS THIS FALL
Sukhsimranjit (Sukh) Singh (LLM ’06) has been elected as a board member for the Oregon Mediation Association (OMA). He recently trained Oregon state employees in "Cross-Cultural Dispute Resolution." Additionally, Sukh gave two CLE workshops to Portland-based attorneys on "Diversity, Ethics and Negotiation." He gave another talk at the OMA Annual Conference in November and recently spoke on "Sikhism and Dispute Resolution" at the Annual Sikh Civil Rights Conference in Vancouver, BC held Dec. 18-21.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

CALL FOR PAPERS:  SEVENTH CORNELL LAW SCHOOL INTER-UNIVERSITY GRADUATE CONFERENCE
APRIL 1-2
Cornell Law School issued a call for papers for its April 2011 Inter-University Graduate Conference. For details, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu. Submission deadline: Jan. 7.

ABA SECTION OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION TELECONFERENCE ON CONFLICT
JAN. 11, 12:00 - 1:15 PM EASTERN TIME
The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution is sponsoring a teleconference on Jan. 11, “The Language of Conflict and the Narrative Structure of Conflict Stories.” Registration deadline:  Jan. 7.

2012 TRIP TO AUSTRALIA FOR MEDIATORS
A trip to Australia is being planned for March 5, 2012, that will include a professional education opportunity for mediators.  A seminar is planned with Prof. Tania Sourdin of the University of Queensland in Australia.  Additionally, a small conference is being arranged with Australian mediators in Perth, at the end of the trip.  For details, please e-mail, Delores Herman at daherman@shaw.ca.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

HALF-TIME MEDIATORS, CALIFORNIA STATE AND CONSUMER SERVICES AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING
OAKLAND AND LOS ANGELES, CA
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing seeks two half-time mediators in Oakland and Los Angeles. Application deadline: Dec. 23.

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR MEDIATION POSITION-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON DIVORCE MEDIATION
The New York State Council on Divorce Mediation is looking for a quarter-time independent contractor to become part of its team. For details on this position, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu. Application deadline: Jan. 15.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, THE CENTER FOR AMERICAN AND INTERNATIONAL LAW
PLANO, TX
The Center for American and International Law (CALI) seeks an assistant director for the Institute for Energy Law, the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, and the Institute for Law and Technology. This position will be filled as soon as possible.

PROGRAM SPECIALIST, AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION, SECTION OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION
WASHINGTON, DC
The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution seeks a program specialist.