CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 4, Issue 19 - February 13, 2004

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

MU LAW SCHOOL CONFERENCE ON FEAR AND RISK IN TIMES OF DEMOCRATIC CRISIS
FEB. 20-21, MU LAW SCHOOL Center faculty will be prominently featured in a conference on “Fear and Risk in Times of Democratic Crisis,” that will be held at the Law School on Feb. 20-21. Prof. Jennifer Robbennolt has taken the lead in organizing the conference with Prof. Christina Wells. Other law faculty featured in the conference will include Prof. Henry Chambers, Jr., Thomas Lambert, Richard Reuben, and William Fisch as well as former MU faculty Tracey George, Chris Guthrie, and Robert Pushaw. Dean R. Lawrence Dessem will kick off the conference. Well-known University of Chicago Law Professor Cass Sunstein will give the keynote address on Fri., Feb. 20 at 1:15. All are invited to attend.

HUMAN SECURITY IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM CONFERENCE
MARCH 4 & 5, JESSE WRENCH AUDITORIUM The MU European Union Center, Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs, Organizational Leadership Program and the Department of Political Science are sponsoring the “Human Security in the New Millennium” conference on March 4-5 in the Jesse Wrench Auditorium in Memorial Union.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

M.A.R.C.H. FAMILY MEDIATION TRAINING
MARCH 4-6, 11-12, COLUMBIA, MO M.A.R.C.H. Mediation, a program sponsored by Missouri Family Support Division, will present a 40-hour basic Family Mediation Training on March 4-6 and 11-12 in Columbia, MO. The training will meet the qualifications for Missouri Supreme Court Rules 17 and 88 as well as the minimum training required by most court-connected and state-sponsored mediation programs. For more information, see the binder in 206 Hulston or send e-mail or call Larry Swall at (816) 792-9905.

AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION CLE
MARCH 18, ST. LOUIS, MO The St. Louis Regional Office of the American Arbitration Association is offering an upcoming CLE training program, “Mediation Advocacy Training for Attorneys: Guiding the Client to Conciliation” on Wed., March 18 from 8-5 pm at the American Arbitration Association, 100 North Broadway, Suite 1820, St. Louis, MO 63102. For more information, contact Jennifer Romano at (314) 621-7175.

NAFCM AWARDS GRANTS
The National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM) has announced the 2003 grant recipients in the NAFCM Minigrant program. Missouri recipients are: Community Mediation Center, Independence, MO, was awarded $2,540 to allow staff to attend training in divorce mediation and increase capacity by developing a data tracking system and web site; Mediation Network Association, Kansas City, MO, received a start-up grant of $5,000 to establish the mediation center and provide ongoing services.

RENAISSANCE LAWYER SOCIETY NEWSLETTER
The vision of the Renaissance Lawyer Society (RLS) is of a legal system that is based on problem-solving, healing conflicts, and working and living together in peace. To subscribe to the RLS newsletter, “The Renaissance Lawyer Cable,” see http://www.renaissancelawyer.com/.