CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives
Vol. 12, Issue 8 - November 18, 2011

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

“BORDER SKIRMISHES” SYMPOSIUM DISCUSSED IN GLOBAL ARBITRATION REVIEW
The Global Arbitration Review, one of the leading publications of the international arbitral community, has published an article concerning the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution’s annual symposium.  The article, which is entitled, Neighbourly advice from Gary Born, focuses on the keynote address by world-renowned author-arbitrator Gary Born and can be found at, http://www.globalarbitrationreview.com/news/article/29967/neighbourly-advice-gary-born/.
Papers arising out of the symposium, including an article authored by Mr. Born, will be published by Missouri’s Journal of Dispute Resolution in early 2012.  A webcast version of Mr. Born’s keynote address is available on the symposium website, http://law.missouri.edu/csdr/symposium/2011/.  The symposium, which was entitled, Border Skirmishes:  The Intersection Between Litigation and International Commercial Arbitration, was held at the University of Missouri School of Law on October 20-21, 2011.

PROFS. CROUCH AND STRONG JOIN INTERNATIONAL TASK FORCE
Prof. Dennis Crouch and Prof. S.I. Strong have been appointed to the Patent Mediation Task Force convened by the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR Institute), an international think-tank dedicated to improving dispute resolution processes around the world.  The Task Force is comprised of leading experts in the patent industry and includes representatives from private practice and the corporate world, as well as academia.

PROF. STRONG WILL HAVE ARTICLE PUBLISHED IN SPANISH
Prof. S.I. Strong will have a Spanish-language version of her upcoming article, International Arbitration and the Republic of Colombia:  Commercial, Comparative and Constitutional Concerns From a U.S. Perspective, 22 Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law (forthcoming 2011), published in an upcoming edition of the Revista Internacional de Arbitraje.  The Revista is the leading Spanish-language journal on international commercial arbitration, focusing primarily on developments in Latin America.

PROF. STRONG APPOINTED TO WIPO LIST OF NEUTRALS
Prof. S.I. Strong has been appointed to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center’s List of Neutrals.  WIPO is a specialized agency of the United Nations dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property system.  The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center is based in Geneva, Switzerland, and assists in the resolution of international commercial disputes between private parties, particularly in cases involving technology, entertainment and other disputes involving intellectual property.  Professor Strong has significant experience in such matters, having litigated a variety of cases involving international copyright and the entertainment industry while in private practice, and having published several scholarly articles in that area of law.  She is also an experienced commercial arbitrator and mediator.

LL.M. STUDENT & ALUMNI NEWS

PAULA YOUNG GIVES A FACULTY WORKSHOP
Paula Young (LLM ’03) gave a faculty workshop at the Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University, on November 11.  Her talk was entitled:  Using Active Learning Techniques to Teach Professional Responsibility.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

LONDON COURT OF INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION OFFERS INTERNSHIP
The London Court of International Arbitration is offering one six-month internship, twice per year, at its Secretariat in London.  The next internship will run from March 12 to September 7, 2012.  For details, see http://www.lcia.org//Membership/YIAG/Internship.aspx.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

ARTHUR C. HELTON FELLOWSHIP OFFERED BY AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW
The American Society of International Law is sponsoring the Helton Fellowship. To learn more about the fellowship, see http://www.asil.org/helton-guidelines.cfm. Application deadline:  January 9

NEGOTIATION AND MEDIATION CLINIC INSTRUCTOR, HARVARD LAW SCHOOL
CAMBRIDGE, MA
The Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program at the Harvard Law School seeks a negotiation and mediation clinical instructor.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION SPECIALIST, FEDSYS
VARIOUS OVERSEES LOCATIONS
Fedsys seeks dispute resolution specialists.

OMBUDSMAN/MEDIATOR, KAISER PERMANENTE
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Kaiser Permanente is seeking an ombudsman/mediator for its South San Francisco office.  For details, you can find this position at, http://kp.taleo.net/careersection/external/moresearch.ftl then enter ombudsman/mediator in the keyword to search.

PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR OF THE MEDIATION CLINIC, CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
ORANGE, CA
Chapman University School of Law seeks an assistant/associate/full clinical professor and director of the mediation clinic.

MEDIATION MANAGER, AURORA BANK FSB
INDIANAPOLIS, IN
Aurora Bank FSB seeks a mediation manager to oversee, train and coach a team of 7-15 employees handling day-to-day mediations.

ADJUNCT FACULTY, HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE
HOUSTON, TX
Houston Community College seeks a part-time adjunct faculty member to teach basic mediation.

DEFAULT MEDIATION COORDINATOR, EVERBANK
JACKSONVILLE, FL
Everbank seeks a default mediation coordinator to implement and manage legal concerns in foreclosure, bankruptcy, and REO areas.