CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives
Vol. 12, Issue 14 - June 14, 2012

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROF. STRONG CITED IN PAPERS SUBMITTED TO THE SUPREME COURT OF TEXAS
Two articles written by Prof. S.I. Strong - Arbitration of Trust Disputes:  Two Bodies of Law Collide, 45 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law __ (forthcoming 2012), and Empowering Settlors:  How Proper Language Can Increase the Enforceability of a Mandatory Arbitration Provision in a Trust, 47 Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal __ (forthcoming 2012) - were recently cited in papers submitted to the Supreme Court of Texas.  The case, Rachal v. Reitz, is being closely watched by courts and commentators in other jurisdictions in the U.S. and abroad.

LL.M. STUDENT & ALUMNI NEWS

ALYSON CARREL ON COVER OF AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION DISPUTE RESOLUTION MAGAZINE
Alyson Carrel (JD ’04) was recently featured on the cover of the Dispute Resolution Magazine in an issue focusing on women in ADR.  Access to the Spring 2012 issue is at  http://www.americanbar.org/publications/dispute_resolution_magazine/2012/spring.html.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

UNITED NATIONS OMBUDSMAN INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
The Office of the United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services is offering an internship opportunity at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Application deadline: June 23.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROGRAM SPECIALIST, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COURTS
WASHINGTON, DC
The District of Columbia Courts has an opening for an alternative dispute resolution program specialist in the Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division. Application deadline: June 19.

ADR FELLOWSHIP, ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION CENTER – MEMBER OF JAMS INTERNATIONAL
ROME, ITALY
The ADR Center has an opening for a three-month legal fellowship position in its office in Rome that begins on Sept. 10.  For details on the position, email colemanl@missouri.edu. Application deadline: June 29.

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROGRAM MANAGER, KING COUNTY
SEATTLE, WA
The King County Washington Department of Executive Services seeks a program manager for its Alternative Dispute Resolution Program. Application deadline:  July 6.

OMBUDSMAN/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION OFFICER, UNION COUNTY COLLEGE, CRANFORD CAMPUS
CRANFORD, NJ
Union County College in Cranford, NJ, seeks an ombudsman/affirmative action officerThis position is open until filled.

JUNIOR AND SENIOR RESEARCHERS IN ADR AND COMPARATIVE LAW, MAX PLANCK SOCIETY
LUXEMBURG
The Max Planck Society and the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg recently founded the new Max Planck Institute for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law. See http://www.mpg.de/5824113/MPI_Luxemburg.  The Institute operates in three areas: the European law of civil procedure, international litigation and arbitration, financial markets and listed corporations. The Institute seeks senior and junior legal researchers either on a full-time or temporary basis. For details, see http://www.mpg.de/115824/JobBoard.