CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 4, Issue 33 - May 28, 2004

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PAULA YOUNG WRITES COLUMN ON ADR IN LAW SCHOOLS
Paula Young ('03), assistant professor of law, Appalachian School of Law, wrote a column on ADR in Law Schools. The article, entitled, "ADR in Law Schools, the Times They are a' Changing," appears in the St. Louis Lawyer. For a copy, contact her at pyoung@asl.edu.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION OFFERS CLE PROGRAM
JUNE 22, ST. LOUIS, MO The American Arbitration Association announces its upcoming program, "Arbitration vs. Litigation in the Construction Industry," presented by Alan Gallup and Joseph Krispin, both AAA neutrals. The program will be from 8:30 am to 11:00 am on Tues., June 22 at the AAA office, 100 North Broadway, Suite 1820, St. Louis, MO 63102. For details, call Jennifer Romano, Regional Liaison (314) 621-7175.

UNITED NATIONS WORKING GROUP ON INDIGENOUS POPULATION AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION
JULY 19-23, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND The 22nd session of the United Nations Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations is scheduled to take place July 19-23 in Geneva, Switzerland, under the theme "Indigenous Peoples and Conflict Resolution." The UN Forum on Indigenous Issues recently wrapped up its third annual session on May 21.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: JUNE 30 ASSOCIATION FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION FIRST ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON RELIGIOUS VIOLENCE AND PEACEMAKING
The Association of Conflict Resolution Section on Spirituality seeks participants in its first annual symposium on religious violence and peacemaking. The theme for this year is "Holy Texts as Resources for Religious Behaviors, Torah, New Testament, Quran: Duties of the Faithful on Violence and Peacemaking." The concept for the symposium is to arrange a meeting of competent spokespersons to represent each religion, charge each one to address his or her own religious textual tradition in a positive manner, compare the information presented, and gain insights into how at least these three religions' texts contribute to their religious communities' understanding and approaches to violence and peacemaking. For more information, see the binder in 206 Hulston. Persons petitioning for participation must complete all application processes by June 30 and will be notified of a decision by July 15. For direct information, contact John D. Willis, 1-800-844-1354, ext. 558.

CONFLICT-FREE CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND CREATING VIOLENCE-FREE SCHOOLS TRAINING SEMINAR
AUG. 16-20, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA The International Education for Peace Institute, Switzerland, in association with The Justice Institute of British Columbia, Canada will present seminars on Conflict-Free Conflict Resolution and Creating Violence-Free Schools, Aug. 16-20 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION REQUESTS SIMULATIONS
The International Competition for Online Dispute Resolution (ICODR) is seeking simulations with international dimension that could be used in the online competition for February 2005. For more information e-mail Benjamin Davis.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

DIRECTOR, MANDELL-GISNET CENTER FOR CONFLICT MANAGEMENT, MONTEREY COLLEGE OF LAW
MONTEREY, CA Monterey College of Law is creating a new nonprofit Center for Conflict Management in Monterey, CA attached to the law school. They seek a director for the new Mandell-Gisnet Center for Conflict Management. Application deadline: July 6. For more information, see the binder in 206 Hulston.

TEAM TEACHING MEMBER, STANFORD LAW SCHOOL
STANFORD, CA The Gould Center for Dispute Resolution Program seeks a new member on its negotiation and mediation teaching team. The new member will be trained during the Fall 2004 semester to teach one section of the Negotiation Seminar each year, starting in Spring 2005. For more information and to submit your resume, e-mail Maude Pervere. Application deadline: July 4. Candidates will be interviewed during the month of July, and selection will be made by Aug. 2.