CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 4, Issue 20 - February 20, 2004

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

LEONARD RISKIN PUBLISHES ARTICLE ON REVISION OF THE MEDIATION GRID
Prof. Leonard L. Riskin published his article, "Decisionmaking in Mediation: The New Old Grid and the New New Grid System," 79 Notre Dame Law Review 1 (2003). His grid has been the subject of much discussion since he first published it in 1994. This article furthers that discussion by replacing a single grid with a series of grids depicting decisionmaking dynamics in mediation.

PAULA YOUNG WRITES ARTICLE AND WILL BE ABA CONFERENCE PANELIST WITH OTHER LL.M. GRADS
Paula Young (’03) has written an article entitled "The Promise of Restorative Justice: Peru’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Issues its Final Report." Also, Paula, Javier Caravedo (’02), and Donna Pavlick (’00) will be panelists at the ABA DR Conference in a session entitled "After Deadly Conflict: The Role of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions in South Africa and Peru," which will be on Fri., April 16.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

ST. LOUIS AREA MOAFCC LUNCH AND LEARN EVENT
MARCH 10, ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Area Missouri Association of Family and Conciliation Courts will hold its Lunch and Learn event on Wed., March 10, noon to 1:30 pm, at 121 S. Meremec, Rm. 1012, Clayton, MO. The topic is, "Post Divorce, High Conflict Couples: Is It Really Unresolved Grief and Does It Matter?" For more information call Andrea Clark or Ellen Cowell at (314) 615-8094 or (314) 615-8752.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

Senior Attorney / Coordinator of Student Legal and Mediation Services
Portland State University, OR The Senior Attorney/Coordinator of Student Legal Services provides assistance to students with legal problems and/or questions by providing legal counsel, advice, counseling, referral, negotiation, and mediation. For more detailed information, see the binder in 206 Hulston. Cover letter, resume and the names and addresses of at least three references should be submitted to: Kate Bonsignore, Portland State University, P.O. Box 751, Office of Student Affairs, Portland, OR 97207-0751, phone: (503) 725-5341, fax: (503) 725-5344. Screening of applications will begin on Feb. 20 and will continue until the position is filled.

MEDIATOR (RAILROADS AND AIRLINES), NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD
WASHINGTON, DC The National Mediation Board seeks applicants with experience in labor relations in the airline or railroad industries. For questions about this job, call Florine Kellogg at (202) 692-5000 or see the web posting. Closing date: March 5.

DIRECTOR OF MEDIATION, MEDIATION SERVICES
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT DAVIS The University of California, Davis seeks a Director of Mediation Services whose general responsibilities include the development and implementation of a wide and complex range of conflict management programs in compliance with California’s Evidence Code. Resume review begins March 15.