CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 2, Issue 33 - May 10, 2002

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

CSDR-LL.M. E-NEWSLETTER SUMMER PUBLICATION SCHEDULE
The CSDR-LL.M. E-Newsletter will continue to publish during the summer but we may skip some weeks if there is not enough news to merit distribution. So don’t be surprised if you don’t receive a newsletter each week. Have a good summer!

PROF. JOHN LANDE GAVE PRESENTATIONS AT OSGOODE HALL LAW SCHOOL
Last week, John Lande participated in "Collaborating on Research Priorities in Dispute Resolution: A Theory/Practice Workshop" at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Canada. He helped plan the workshop and gave a presentation entitled "Methodologies for Dispute Resolution Research: Choices and Challenges." He was also a guest speaker in an LL.M. class, talking about how lawyering and mediation practices will transform each other.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION OFFERS PROGRAM ON ARBITRATION
ST. LOUIS, MO, MAY 17
The St. Louis office of the American Arbitration Association is sponsoring a program entitled “Minimizing Challenges to Arbitration Awards” on May 17. For questions or phone registration please contact Jennifer Romano at (314) 621-7175. Please RSVP by May 14. Space is limited.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ABA SECTION OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION FIFTH ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE
SAN ANTONIO, TX, MARCH 20-22, 2003
The American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution is soliciting proposals for its annual conference. For information, see http://www.abanet.org/dispute/SanAntonio.html or e-mail dispute@abanet.org. The proposal deadline is August 1. The "Best Original Paper" from the 2002 Conference is "Aikido and the Art of Principled Negotiation" by Hugh Young, available at http://www.abanet.org/dispute/aikidoabuse.pdf.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

DIRECTOR OF STUDENT MEDIATION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
The University of Arkansas invites applications for the position of director of student mediation and dispute resolution. The director serves as an ombudsperson for students in policy matters across the University, ensures equitable treatment of every member of the University community, and facilitates the resolution of student problems and complaints with other students, faculty, and staff. Applications should be submitted by May 24 for full consideration. Screening of candidates will continue until the position is filled. For details on this position see the binder in 206 Hulston.

FAMILY GROUP DECISION MAKING COORDINATOR, DIRECT SOCIAL SERVICES
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA
Family Group Decision Making is seeking a coordinator responsible for processing case referrals, ensuring adequate communication, administering evaluation instruments, and collaborating with other agencies and community organizations. FGDM is a family-centered service that creates plans for the safety and well-being of children, as described at www.creativemediation.org. For more details on this position, see the binder in 206 Hulston. The application deadline is June 10.