CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 2, Issue 37 - June 28, 2002

What's Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROF. RISKIN MINDFULNESS WEBCAST IS ONLINE AND SYMPOSIUM IS PUBLISHED
A webcast of a Symposium on Mindfulness, Law, and Dispute Resolution held at Harvard Law School on March 8, 2002 is available at http://www.pon.harvard.edu/news/2002/riskin_mindfulness.php3. Len Riskin was the featured speaker at the symposium. You will need a recent version of RealPlayer to view the webcast. The symposium at Harvard was related to a written symposium in the Harvard Negotiation Law Review, with Len Riskin’s lead article, “The Contemplative Lawyer: On the Potential Contributions of Mindfulness Meditation to Law Students, Lawyers, and Their Clients,” 7 Harvard Negotiation Law Review 1 (2002) and five other articles.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

NEW ISSUE OF PUBLIC DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN NORTH CAROLINA E-BULLETIN IS ONLINE
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Institute of Government publishes the Public Dispute Resolution in North Carolina e-bulletin, which is posted online. The May 2002 issue includes information about the Institute's online case index, draft white papers, online resources, and trainings and conferences, among other things. The web site also includes back issues of the e-bulletin.

MISSOURI AFCC LUNCH AND LEARN PRESENTATION ON COLLABORATIVE LAW ST. LOUIS, JULY 10
The Missouri AFCC is sponsoring a presentation on collaborative law in its lunch and learn series. Susan Amato, Cynthia Garnholz, and the Honorable Carolyn Whittington will discuss "Collaborative Law: Another Approach to Resolving Family Law Matters in a Non-Adversarial Manner" on July 10 from noon to 1:30 P.M.. This will take place at the St. Louis World Trade Center, 121 S. Meramec, Room 1012. For more details, e-mail Andrea Clark or Ellen Cowell, call (314) 615-8094 or (314) 615-8752, or see the binder in 206 Hulston.

RE-ENVISIONING PEACE EDUCATION, MCMASTER UNIVERSITY HAMILTON, ONTARIO, NOVEMBER 9-11
A conference on “re-envisioning peace education” will determine what action peace educators should take to promote peace education systematically and effectively in light of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada Report and the Government of Canada's position. One of the main goals of this conference is to create a forum for networking and idea sharing among stakeholders by providing leading-edge sessions on a wide variety of peace education issues. For details on this conference see the binder in 206 Hulston.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

MEDIATORS, CONFLICT RESOLUTION ACADEMY
The Conflict Resolution Academy, which is based in Atlanta, Georgia, is looking for qualified mediators to add to its rosters for mediation across the United States. The Academy is interested in all types of mediation skills, but particularly those in the areas of workplace dispute, special education, juvenile issues and critical incident resolution. For more information see www.conflictresolutionacademy or call (770) 435-5009.

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS SERVICES, SAN DIEGO MEDIATION CENTER
The San Diego Mediation Center is seeking a director of business services with excellent verbal, written, and communication skills. The position requires a minimum of five years experience in expansion of client base, networking with private sector business, identifying future markets, researching opportunities, writing/packaging proposals, overseeing advertising and promotional activities, and developing marketing plans, programs and budgets. To apply, send a resume and salary history to lobrien@sdmediate.com.