CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 3, Issue 14 - December 6, 2002

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

NOTICE: During the semester break, the e-newsletter will be published only as we have enough timely items to warrant publication. So we may not publish during some of the next several weeks.

LORRI KLINE JOINS COLUMBIA LAW FIRM OF STAN CLAY
Lorri Kline (01) associated with Stan Clay, L.L.C. in Columbia, where her phone is 442-1646. She practices criminal defense, family, and juvenile law.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

VICTIM-OFFENDER MEDIATION TRAINING
LIBERTY, MO, JAN. 16-18 The Seventh Judicial Circuit will hold a 20-hour training course in victim-offender mediation. The Circuit has participated in the RESPECT victim-offender mediation program for the past five years and seeks to secure trainees interested in providing mediation services in Clay County in exchange for training. Applicants must have 16 hours of core mediation training, provide references, and clear a background check. Trainees will participate in at least three mentored mediations upon completion of training and are committed to 20 hours of service in exchange for training. A limited number of trainees will also be accepted on a tuition-paid basis ($150). For more information, contact: Kathleen Bird, Director, Office of Dispute Resolution Services at (816) 792-7681. Students who would like to participate in this program for externship credit should talk with Prof. Jim Levin.

INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION LAW CONFERENCE
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO, FEB. 9-15 The Center for International Legal Studies in Salzburg, Austria is sponsoring the International Construction Law Conference in Steamboat Springs, Colorado on Feb. 9-15. It seeks reporters, speakers, and moderators for litigation and dispute resolution sessions at the conference. For more information see www.cils.org or contact Dennis Campbell, Center for International Legal Studies at fax (509) 356-0077 or send e-mail to cils@cils.org.

CALL FOR PAPERS: FOURTH ANNUAL ISLAMIC CONFLICT RESOLUTION SYMPOSIUM
CHICAGO, IL, APRIL 18 The Islamic Society of North America invites submission of papers for its upcoming Fourth Annual Islamic Conflict Resolution Symposium. The theme of this conference is, "Muslim Peacebuilding after 9/11." The focus on this symposium is to gather practitioners and scholars in the field of conflict resolution who will offer new techniques, methodologies and reflections on their field after 9/11. Abstracts must be submitted by Jan. 1. For more details, see the web site.

ASSOCIATION FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC POLICY SECTION MEETING
WASHINGTON, DC, APRIL 24-26 The Association for Conflict Resolution Environmental and Public Policy Section meeting, "Moving Beyond our Comfort Zone: Exploring the Edges of Our Field," will be held on April 24-26 in Washington, DC. This conference will focus on challenges and opportunities in urban public policy conflicts and other non-environmental public policy arenas that intersect frequently with issues of race and culture. For more information, see the ACR web site.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

CITY OF SEATTLE, MEDIATOR
SEATTLE, WA The City of Seattle personnel department seeks a part-time mediator. The duties include supporting the City's ADR program, and providing ADR conflict intake and case assessment, providing conflict resolution coaching, and consulting to employees and departments. The application deadline is Dec. 10. For more details, see the binder in 206 Hulston.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL, ADR OFFICE
WASHINGTON, DC The Environmental Protection Agency seeks an associate general counsel in the office of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Conflict Resolution and Prevention Center. This is a senior executive service vacancy. The application deadline is Jan. 3. For details see the web site listing.