CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 4, Issue 23 - March 12, 2004

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

ILHYUNG LEE GAVE PANEL PRESENTATION
On March 5, Prof. Ilhyung Lee gave a talk entitled "The Apology in Korean Dispute Settlement: Law, Culture, and Confucianism" at the annual meeting of the Association for Asian Studies in San Diego, CA.

CONGRATULATIONS TO REGIONAL ADVOCACY IN MEDIATION TEAMS
MU 3Ls Steve Kretzer and Talmage Newton placed first in the Regional Advocacy in Mediation competition held March 6-7 at Hamline University Law School. Steve and Talmage will travel to New York City in April for the national competition at the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution’s annual conference. MU 1Ls Ellen Brook and Courtney Stirrat placed second at the regional competition. Prof. Jim Levin is the faculty advisor. Congratulations!

MEDITATION TALK
MARCH 19, MU MEMORIAL UNION On March 19, Younge Khachab Rinpoche will give a talk entitled "Mind and Meditation" at 7:30 pm in Memorial Union Room 208 North, Walt Disney Room.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION PROGRAM
MARCH 31, ST. LOUIS, MO The American Arbitration Association announces its program, "Making the Most Out of Arbitration: View from a Non-Lawyers Perspective," presented Craig A. Lindquist, P.E., President, CCS Group, Inc. and Neutral, American Arbitration Association. The program will be from 8:30 to 10:00 am on March 31, at the Office of the American Arbitration Association, 100 North Broadway, Suite1820, St. Louis, MO 63102. For details on registering, call Jennifer Romano at (314) 621-7175.

RESTORATIVE COMMUNITY JUSTICE CONFERENCE
MAY 3-5, KEYSTONE, CO The 2004 Restorative Community Justice Conference "Widening the Circle: Weaving the Threads of Hope," will be held May 3-5, in Keystone, CO. Participants of the conference will include community members, faith community, victim services, criminal justice, human services, schools, legal community, mental health professionals, youth, non-profit organizations serving communities and community building organizations. For more information call or e-mail the Forum on Restorative Community at (720) 904-2322.

NETWORKING FORUM FOR COLLABORATIVE PROFESSIONALS
OCT. 22-24, BOSTON The International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) 5th Annual Networking Forum, "Paradigms for Peacemaking", is scheduled for Oct. 22-24 in Boston, MA. The forum will feature the Harvard Negotiation Research Project and its director, Prof. Robert Mnookin.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: THE InnovAction AWARD
Nominate an innovator for The InnovAction Award, sponsored by the College of Law Practice Management. This is the first annual global search for lawyers, law firms and other deliverers of legal services currently engaged in extraordinarily innovative effort. For more information or to submit an entry form, go to the web site, call or e-mail Sandy Geist at (303) 232-3355. Entry deadline: Fri., July 16.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-BOSTON GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
OCT. 28-30, BOSTON, MA The University of Massachusetts-Boston will be holding a conference of, by, and for graduate students studying conflict. This conference, "Conflict Studies: The New Generation of Ideas," will take place on Oct. 28-30. The proposal deadline has been extended to March 15. For more information on submitting a proposal, see the web site.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

COORDINATING DIRECTOR, CONSORTIUM ON COMMUNITY PROBLEM SOLVING
WASHINGTON, DC The Consortium on Community Problem Solving is seeking a coordinating director. The consortium is a new initiative arising out of a series of nationally coordinated discussions among people promoting problem-solving approaches to address systemic and other problems of low-income communities and individuals caught up in the justice system. Application deadline: Jan. 31 or until the position is filled.

MANAGING ATTORNEY, JUDICIAL COUNCIL OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO, CA The Judicial Council of California has an opening for a managing attorney in the Center for Children, Family and the Courts’ Family Dispute Resolution unit. CFCC provides legal and court services, research, education and training, print and electronic publications, and financial assistance to courts and court-connected agencies statewide. Deadline: March 17.

Search for Common Ground Summer Internships
Search for Common Ground (SFCG) seeks two Everett Interns for a 10-week period during the summer semester to support one of the following programs: Search for Common Ground in the USA, Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, Institutional Learning & Research, CG Partnership and Arts and Culture. SFCG’s mission is to transform how people deal with conflict - away from adversarial approaches and toward cooperative solutions. Deadline: March 31.

ADR SPECIALISTS AND TRAINERS
DPK Consulting seeks alternative dispute resolution specialists and trainers for short-term and long-term consulting assignments on anticipated USAID and other donor-funded Rule of Law projects around the world. Candidates must have a JD or equivalent and possess technical mediation skills with the ability to train, monitor, and provide quality control for mediation processes. Five to ten years of professional experience required and some international experience preferred. Regional language abilities desired; positions in Latin America require ability to conduct work in Spanish. E-mail resume to resume@dpkconsulting.com and reference "GE03-10" in the subject line of the e-mail. No phone calls.

DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR ADVOCACY AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF LAW, KNOXVILLE The University of Tennessee College of Law seeks applicants for the position of Director of the Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution.

RULE OF LAW PROGRAM OFFICER, U.S. INSTITUTE OF PEACE
WASHINGTON, DC The United States Institute of Peace has various openings in the United States and abroad, including an opening for a Rule of Law Program Officer in the Washington, DC office.