CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 3, Issue 13 - November 22, 2002

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROF. JOHN LANDE PUBLISHES ARTICLE AND SIMULATION ON GOOD FAITH IN MEDIATION AND SYSTEMS DESIGN
John Lande’s article, Using Dispute System Design Methods to Promote Good-Faith Participation in Court-Connected Mediation Programs, was published at 50 UCLA L. Rev. 69 (2002). He developed a simulation based on the article, which has been used in LL.M. courses and which he presented at the Wisconsin Association of Mediators Annual Emerging Issues conference last week. If you would like to get a copy of the simulation, send e-mail to John Lande and indicate whether you prefer Word or WordPerfect.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

RUTGERS CONFLICT RESOLUTION LAW JOURNAL
The Rutgers Conflict Resolution Law Journal has published their first on-line edition. Find them at pegasus.rutgers.edu/~rcrlj. All ADR professionals are welcome to submit an article to the Rutgers Conflict Resolution Law Journal on a rolling submission basis. Articles must be at least 20 and no more than 75 pages in length. Student notes must be at least 20 and no more than 45 pages in length. All submissions must be original unpublished works and should be submitted via e-mail in RTF (rich text format) or Word document. All submissions must be footnoted and cited according to Bluebook standards. If you are interested in submitting an article or note, or if you have any other questions regarding the Rutgers Conflict Resolution Law Journal, please contact them at rcrlj@pegasus.rutgers.edu

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

U.S. DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE, CONFLICT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s Conflict Prevention and Resolution Center has a vacancy for a Conflict Management Specialist. Applications must be received at USDA by November 29, 2002. The Center deals with all things ADR at USDA, from mediating to evaluating to systems design. You can find the vacancy information on the web site.

ACCORD, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
BINGHAMTON, NY Accord, a center for dispute resolution located in Binghamton, NY is seeking an Executive Director. Accord promotes the resolution of conflict through communication. The programs of the agency include Community Mediation, Family Mediation, and Voices for Children/Court Appointed Special Advocates. Accord has been providing services to the Greater Binghamton area since 1982. The Executive Director of Accord has overall responsibility for the management of all agency activities and staff. Application deadline November 27. To see the complete job description visit the web site.

NEIGHBORHOOD / COMMUNITY BUILDING COORDINATOR
FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA Under the direction of the Deputy County Executives and the Director of the Department of Systems Management for Human Services, the person in this position coordinates the development and implementation of interdepartmental, multidisciplinary plans, strategies and approaches for neighborhood and community building in Fairfax County. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To see the complete job description visit the web site.