The MU School of Law offers a collegial environment, reinforced by a small student body and a low faculty-student ratio. The intimacy of this setting, coupled with reasonable cost, consistently high bar passage rates, a network of alumni around the globe and access to top scholars in the legal world, make MU Law one of the best values in the nation.
CSDR RECENTLY HELD ITS THREE-DAY MEDIATION TRAINING FOR CIVIL CASES
The Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution recently sponsored a Mediation Training for Civil Cases in early June. The training was directed by Jim Levin and Paul Ladehoff. The next training will be held again in early 2014.
PROF. JOHN LANDE CREATED A PODCAST ON PLANNED EARLY NEGOTIATION FOR THE ABA SECTION OF LITIGATION
Prof. John Lande created a “Sound Advice” podcast for the ABA Section of Litigation, regarding key concepts in his book on Planned Early Negotiation. The podcast is available at http://apps.americanbar.org/litigation/committees/adr/home.html (scroll down & go to Sound Advice on the right).
PROF. STRONG ARTICLE TRANSLATED IN SPANISH
Prof. S.I. Strong's recent article, Does Class Arbitration 'Change the Nature' of Arbitration? Stolt-Nielsen, AT&T and a Return to First Principles, published in 17 Harvard Negotiation Law Review 201 (2012), has just been translated into Spanish. The translation appears in 18 Revista Internacional de Arbitraje 64 (2013) under the title "Acaso el Arbitraje Colectivo 'Modifica la Naturaleza' de Arbitraje? Los Casos Stolt-Nielsen, AT & T, y un Regreso a los Principios Iniciales." The English-language version of the article was cited in the dissenting decision on jurisdiction and admissibility in the ground-breaking investment arbitration, Abaclat v. Argentine Republic, ICSID Case No. Arb/07/5.
PROF. STRONG WAS GUEST LECTURER AT YALE LAW SCHOOL
Prof. S.I. Strong recently served as a guest lecturer at Yale Law School's Law and Globalization Seminar, focusing on issues relating to the intersection between constitutional and public international law. Prof. Strong's session was based on her upcoming article, Beyond the Self-Execution Analysis: Rationalizing Constitutional, Treaty and Statutory Interpretation in International Commercial Arbitration, which will appear in volume 53 of the Virginia Journal of International Law.
BRIAN JARRETT MEDIATES EDUCATION CASE IN ALASKA
Brian Jarrett (LLM ’01) was the mediator in a case with the Fairbanks Alaska Education Association. To read an article regarding the mediation, see http://www.newsminer.com/news/local_news/fairbanks-education-association-ratifies-three-year-teachers-contract/article_b063b41c-c2b5-11e2-9068-001a4bcf6878.html.
SIMONE HABERSTOCK McCARTNEY TO GIVE PRESENTATION AT THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF COLLABORATION PROFESSIONALS ANNUAL FORUM
Current LLM student Simone Haberstock McCartney will be presenting at the International Academy of Collaboration Professionals annual networking and educational forum in San Antonio, TX, in October 2013. The session - Creating Vision: The Process of Intended Change - focuses on strategies and models to assist clients with developing a vision of the future and setting goals and options which will help them articulate their needs and interests in negotiating the terms of their divorce and their future parenting relationship
COUNSELOR MEDIATOR, PINAL COUNTY CONCILIATION COURT
The Conciliation Court in Pinal County, Arizona, seeks a counselor mediator. This position was posted May 23 and is open until filled.
DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION, TRAINING AND SCHOOLS PROGRAMS, MEDATION WORKS
Mediation Works seeks a director of education, training and schools programs. Application deadline: June 16.
MEDIATORS, BEACON GROUP
Beacon Group, LLC, located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, seeks independent contractor mediators to mediate workplace mediations in the federal sector.