CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 3, Issue 27 - April 4, 2003

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

AUTHOR BARRY WERTH HEADS PANEL AT LAW SCHOOL
FRI., APRIL 11, 1-3 PM, ROOM 112 (COURTROOM) On Fri., April 11, 1-3 p.m., Barry Werth will head a panel discussion on his book, "Damages" in connection with the course focusing on the book. The book describes an actual medical malpractice case from the perspectives of the attorneys and parties and includes accounts of two mediations. The discussion will take place in the courtroom, Room 112. All are invited to attend.

CORRECTION ABOUT SIMULATIONS FEATURED IN ABA LEGAL EDUCATORS' COLLOQUIUM
The last issue of the newsletter listed MU faculty and students who had written simulations featured in the Legal Educators' Colloquium at the annual conference of the American Bar Association's Section of Dispute Resolution. The listing omitted Lynn Malley ('03) whose simulation was selected last year. We apologize for the omission.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

COLLABORATIVE FAMILY LAW TRAINING
MAY 2-3, ST. LOUIS The Collaborative Family Law Association is sponsoring an Introductory collaborative family law training with featured speaker Sherri G. Slovin, J.D. For more information, e-mail Rebecca Magruder or call her at (636) 947-9273.

ABA INTERNATIONAL LAW AND PRACTICE SPRING MEETING
MAY 7-10, WASHINGTON, DC The American Arbitration Association's International Centre for Dispute Resolution is co-sponsoring the upcoming ABA Section of International Law and Practice 2003 Spring Meeting, which will be held in Washington, DC from May 7-10. For updated information about the meeting and links to the meeting hotel and other sites, please visit the Section web site.

HEARTLAND MEDIATORS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING
MAY 16-17, KANSAS CITY The Heartland Mediators Association will hold its annual meeting and conference May 16-17 in Kansas City. The keynote speaker will be Alvin Brooks, a community activist and mediator. His speech will be on utilizing alternative dispute resolution methods to resolve community and family disputes.

12TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON VIOLENCE PREVENTION IN SCHOOL COMMUNITIES
JUNE 10-11, DENVER, CO The School Mediation Center is offering its 12th Annual Conference on Violence Prevention in School Communities. This event is being co-sponsored by the Association for Conflict Resolution, Colorado Department of Education, the Colorado Trust, and the Colorado Division of Criminal Justice.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

FACILITATOR / TRAINER, MARYLAND JUDICIARY
The Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office for the State of Maryland is seeking a facilitator/trainer for a two part project: (1) to provide a training in facilitation skills for multi-party complex cases, and (2) to do one demonstration facilitation case in the public policy arena, using some apprentice trainees. The facilitator/trainer needs to have considerable experience in the facilitation of public policy/government multi-party complex disputes and in training others in facilitating such disputes. Contact Ray Mack at (410) 260-1410 or Brian Winters (410) 260-1421 for an RFP. The application deadline is April 23.