CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 3, Issue 15 - December 20, 2002

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

ILHYUNG LEE GIVES PRESENTATIONS AT SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY IN KOREA
Prof. Ilhyung Lee recently gave two talks at Seoul National University. He gave one talk at the College of Law, on comparative equal protection. He also gave a presentation at the School of International and Area Studies on international negotiations and the cross-cultural negotiation course at MU Law School.

JENNIFER ROBBENNOLT PUBLISHES ARTICLE ON PUNITIVE DAMAGES
Prof. Jennifer Robbennolt published an article entitled, "Punitive Damages Decision Making: The Decisions of Citizens and Trial Court Judges" at 26 Law & Human Behavior 315 (2002). The article reports the results of a study of decisions by jury-eligible citizens and trial court judges. The study found that, contrary to some beliefs about jury awards, the punitive damage awards of both groups were of similar magnitude and variability. The article discusses the implications for punitive damages reform.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

ABA SATELLITE BROADCAST ON NEGOTIATING EMPLOYMENT CLAIMS
JANUARY 28 The American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law, Section of Litigation and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education present a program entitled "Negotiating Settlements of Employment Claims." This will be a four-hour satellite seminar broadcast on Tuesday, Jan. 28 from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. There are numerous viewing sites throughout the country, including St. Louis, Kansas City, and Jefferson City. For details, see www.abanet.org/cle or the brochure in 206 Hulston.

INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION SUMMER ABROAD PROGRAM
GRANADA, SPAIN, JUNE 9-JULY 5 The Stetson College of Law and the University of Granada, Spain, presents a summer abroad program on international dispute resolution in Granada, Spain, from June 9 to July 5. The application deadline is April 1. For details see the binder in 206 Hulston.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

FAMILY MEDIATION COORDINATOR, COMMUNITY MEDIATION, INC.
NEW HAVEN, CT Community Mediation Inc. is looking for a family mediation coordinator to manage programs handling child and family, parent/teen, and neighborhood/school/police cases. For more information, see the binder in 206 Hulston. The application deadline is Jan. 10. Applicants should mail a resume with cover letter to Community Mediation, Inc., 134 Grand Avenue, New Haven, CT 06513.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR, CUSTOMIZED TRAINING, JUSTICE INSTITUTE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA
The Justice Institute of British Columbia’s Centre for Conflict Resolution seeks an experienced manager to coordinate the development and delivery of customized conflict resolution training solutions targeting business, government and community based organizations as primary clients. This position has a one-year term that may be extended. The closing date for applications is Jan. 10. For further information, please contact Pam White, Acting Director, Centre for Conflict Resolution, at (604) 528-5613 or pwhite@jibc.bc.ca, or see the binder in 206 Hulston.

DIRECTOR, CENTRE FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION
NEW WESTMINSTER (GREATER VANCOUVER), BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA The Centre for Conflict Resolution seeks a director for its program. For information, contact Casey Forrest or Shelina Esmail by calling (1-800) 864-9970, (604) 689-9970, or send e-mail to pfm@pfmsearch.com. For more information, see the binder in 206 Hulston.