CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 3, Issue 5 - September 20, 2002

What's Inside:

GRADUATE SCHOOL NEWS

PUBLIC AFFAIRS LECTURE ON PRESIDENTIAL-CONGRESSIONAL CONFLICTS IN THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION, SEPT. 27
Thomas E. Mann, W. Averell Harriman Chair and Senior Fellow in Governmental Studies of the Brookings Institution, will discuss, "Presidential-Congressional Conflicts in the Bush Administration," as part of the Monroe-Paine Distinguished Lecture in Public Affairs, sponsored by the Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri-Columbia. This lecture is part of the Truman School of Public Affairs dedication ceremony. Clifton Truman Daniel, Harry Trumanís grandson, will attend the dedication and give a presentation. The lecture will take place from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27, at Jesse Wrench Auditorium in Memorial Union, and is free and open to the public.

THE CENTER FOR THE DIGITAL GLOBE PRESENTS SYMPOSIUM, OCT. 3
The MU Center for the Digital Globe is presenting "National Security vs. Privacy: Exploring E-Commerce Issues" on Thursday, October 3, from 2-5 p.m. at the Mark Twain Ballroom, Memorial Union. Catherine A. Allen, CEO of Banking Industry Technology Secretariat, will be the featured guest speaker. The symposium also will feature a panel of distinguished guests including William Fisch, Isidor Loeb Professor of Law at MU. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the symposium. The Center for the Digital Globe, a collaborative effort of MU's School of Journalism, School of Law, College of Business and College of Human Environmental Sciences, is devoted to teaching and research on the effects of digitization and globalization.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TRUTH COMMISSIONS AND COURTS
GALWAY, IRELAND, OCT. 4-5 The National University of Ireland, Galway, will host the "International Conference on Truth Commissions and Courts: Towards a Complementary Inter-Relationship," on October 4-5. This conference will address the relationship between truth commissions and courts in light of the experience of truth commissions in South Africa, Guatemala, El Salvador, Peru, Sierra Leone and elsewhere. For details see the web site, or e-mail Shane Darcy.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

MEDIATION PROGRAM DIRECTOR, ANNE ARUNDEL CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTER
ANNAPOLIS, MD The Anne Arundel Conflict Resolution Center is seeking a Mediation Program Director, a 30-hour a week position to manage cases, provide for quality assurance, and other administrative tasks. The application deadline is Sept. 30. Please see the binder in 206 Hulston for details.

TENURE-STREAM FACULTY POSITIONS, OSGOODE HALL LAW SCHOOL
YORK UNIVERSITY, TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA Osgoode Hall Law School of York University expects to hire seven tenure-stream faculty members over the next three years. They are seeking to fill positions in the following areas: administrative law, civil procedure, dispute resolution and the administration of justice, corporate / commercial law (bankruptcy, business, associations, commercial law, financial institutions, competition law, insurance), intellectual property, and property (trusts, estates, real estate). The application deadline is Oct. 16. For details on these positions see the binder in 206 Hulston or e-mail Prof. Valerie Holder.

MEDIATORS, RESOLVE
RESOLVE, a nonprofit, public policy dispute resolution organization with offices in Washington D.C., Denver, CO and Portland, OR is seeking applicants for experienced senior mediators and senior mediators. Openings are available for qualified applicants in any one of the three locations. Positions are open until filled. For details see our binder in 206 Hulston.

ARBITRATORS, MERRILL LYNCH CLAIM RESOLUTION PROCESS
The administrator of the Merrill Lynch Claim Resolution Process is seeking qualified arbitrators from the securities industry to serve as neutral panel members for arbitration hearings conducted in the claim resolution process as part of the settlement of the Cremin v. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. gender discrimination class action litigation. For details see the binder in 206 Hulston.