CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 2, Issue 30 - April 19, 2002

What's Inside:

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

JAMES BOSKEY DISPUTE RESOLUTION ESSAY
May 15 is the deadline for the 2002 James Boskey Dispute Resolution Essay Competition. The James Boskey Dispute Resolution Essay Competition is co-sponsored by the Association for Conflict Resolution and the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution. For information about the Essay Competition, including competition rules and eligibility criteria, please see the web sites of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and the Association for Conflict Resolution.

11TH ANNUAL FAMILY LAW STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST
The Family Court Review is sponsoring a family law student essay contest. FCR publishes articles concerned with all aspects of family law and family law related dispute resolution. Articles on topics like divorce and separation, child custody problems, child abuse and neglect, adoption, termination of parental rights, juvenile delinquency, domestic violence, gender issues in family law and courts, court-affiliated family education programs, conciliation, mediation, forensic evaluation, arbitration and family court organization are welcome, as are articles about strengthening and preservation of family life. International perspectives on these topics are also encouraged. The submission deadline is August 15. For more information on entry requirements, see the binder in Room 206 or call (516) 463-5926 or e-mail Family.Court.Review@Hofstra.edu

AFCC ST. LOUIS AREA LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES
MAY 15 AND JULY 10
Two St. Louis Area AFCC “Lunch and Learn” talks will take place from 12:00 to 1:30 P.M. at the St. Louis World Trade Center, 121 S. Meramec, Room 1012. On May 15, Nina Balsam, J.D., M.A. and Rebecca T. Magruder, M.S.W., J.D., will discuss domestic violence in the context of mediation. On July 10, Susan Amato, attorney/mediator, will discuss collaborative law. For more information, contact Ellen_Cowell@stlouisco.com or andrea_clark@stlouisco.com

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

EDUCATION SPECIALIST, FEDERAL MEDIATION AND CONCILIATION SERVICE
WASHINGTON, DC
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service is seeking a specialist to provide advice and design materials for their Schoolyard Mediation Program. For more information, see the binder in 206 Hulston. The application deadline is April 29.

PROGRAM MANAGER, CENTER FOR PUBLIC POLICY DISPUTE RESOLUTION, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SCHOOL OF LAW
AUSTIN, TX
The Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution is seeking a program manager with expertise and experience in the use of public policy alternative dispute resolution processes and demonstrated mediation and facilitation skills. For more information about the Center, see the web site. See the binder in 206 Hulston for details on this position.

OMBUDSPERSON, MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
CAMBRIDGE, MA
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology seeks an ombudsperson to provide neutral, independent, informal and confidential conflict management resources for members of the MIT community. The application deadline is May 22. For details see the web site or see the binder in 206 Hulston.