CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 11, Issue 9 - February 11, 2011

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROF. S.I. STRONG SPEAKS ON INTERNATIONAL LAW IN DC
Prof. S.I. Strong spoke in Washington, D.C., at a symposium convened at American University Washington College of Law and entitled "International Law Bares its Teeth: How States and International Organizations Enforce Customary Norms and Treaty Obligations." Prof. Strong spoke on the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments as compared to foreign arbitral awards, particularly in the context of international class or collective suits.

PROFS. TAL ZARANKIN AND JAMES WALL PRESENT PAPER ON RISK TAKING
Prof. Tal Zarankin (LL.M. ’03, PhD ’09) at Radford University, and Prof. James A. Wall Jr., MU Business Professor and Senior Fellow of the Center, presented a paper entitled, “The Effects of Previous Negotiators’ Performance, Negotiation Self-Efficacy, Cognitive Style, and Goal Orientation on Negotiators’ Risk Taking,” at the 23rd Annual International Association of Conflict Management Conference in Boston, last year. The paper is available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1615245##.

LL.M. STUDENT & ALUMNI NEWS

JIM REEVES BUSY SPEAKING/TEACHING IN FEBRUARY
Jim Reeves (LL.M. ’04) is conducting conflict management workshops for business people in Stamford, CT and Chicago, IL the weekends of Feb. 11 and Feb. 25. He also will be speaking at the St. Louis Human Resource Management Association meeting on Feb. 16. The talk is entitled “The Accidental Mediator: HR’s Role in Managing Conflict in the Organization.”

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

THE DICKINSON SCHOOL OF LAW SPONSORS SYMPOSIUM TO EXAMINE THE POWER OF THE ARBITRATOR
FEB. 16, 12-4 PM EASTERN TIME
The Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation at Pennsylvania State Dickinson School of Law is sponsoring a symposium, “The Arbitrator as Judge…and Judge of Jurisdiction,” on Wed., Feb. 16. This symposium is available live via webcast.

THIRD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “RELIGION, CONFLICT, AND PEACE”
APR. 8-10, DEARBORN, MI
The Common Bond Institute is sponsoring its Third Annual International Conference on “Religion, Conflict and Peace: Walking the Talk to Compassion and Harmony,” on April 8-10 in Dearborn, MI.

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA HASTINGS HOLDS COURT ADR SYSTEMS DESIGN INSTITUTE
JUNE 20-24, SAN FRANCISCO, CA
The Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution at UC Hastings College of Law will hold a court ADR systems design institute June 20-24.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

PART-TIME ASSOCIATE MEDIATORS, AMP GLOBAL ADR SERVICES, LLC
NEW YORK METRO AREA, TAMPA BAY, FL
AMP Global ADR Services seeks experienced mediators in the New York Metropolitan area and Tampa Bay, FL.

ADR ASSOCIATE, ADR VANTAGE
WASHINGTON, DC
ADR Vantage seeks an ADR Associate. For details on the position, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu.

MEDIATORS, FINANCIAL INDUSTRY REGULATORY AUTHORITY, INC.
LOCATIONS IN THE USA
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority seeks mediators with securities and/or employment related experience to serve on its mediator roster.

ASSOCIATE MEDIATION MANAGER, COMMUNITY DISPUTE RESOLUTION CENTER PROGRAM
NEW YORK, NY
The New York Center for Interpersonal Development Community Dispute Resolution Center Program seeks an associate mediation manager.

OMBUDSMAN, HALLIBURTON
HOUSTON, TX
The Halliburton dispute resolution program is expanding and seeks a full-time organizational ombudsman. For details, see www.halliburton.com/careers/, select “potential employee,” enter 00177492, and begin search.