CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives
Vol. 5, Issue 12 - January 14, 2005
JON KABAT-ZINN SPEAKING AT MU SCHOOL OF LAW
JAN. 27, HULSTON HALL
Renowned mediation teacher, scientist and best-selling author, Jon Kabat-Zinn will be speaking at the MU Law School on Thurs., Jan. 27 from 1:30 to 2:50 pm in Room 7, Hulston Hall. Kabat-Zinnís topic will be, "Mindfulness and the Legal Profession: Lessons from Medicine While Breaking New Ground." For more information, see http://www.law.missouri.edu/csdr/mindfulness_events.htm or contact Prof. Leonard Riskin, director, Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution.
JOHN LANDE PUBLISHES ARTICLE ON COURT-CONNECTED MEDIATION
Prof. John Lande published "Commentary: Focusing on Program Design Issues in Future Research on Court-Connected Mediation," at 22 Conflict Resolution Quarterly 89 (2004). This article is part of a symposium issue of the journal, "Conflict Resolution in the Field: Assessing the Past, Charting the Future." Landeís article argues future research should focus on program design choices rather than trying to establish the general efficacy of mediation programs.
ABA SECTION OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION CONFERENCE
APRIL 14-16, LOS ANGELES
The American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution is holding its annual conference in Los Angeles, April 14-16. MUís Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution is a cooperating organization for the conference. Speakers will include Professors Philip J. Harter, John Lande, Richard Reuben, and Leonard L. Riskin. John Lande is a co-chair of the program committee for the conference. Full-time students can attend at a substantial discount. Registration fees increase after Feb. 28.
ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY AND CONCILIATION COURTS ANNUAL CONFERENCE
MAY 18-21, SEATTLE
The 42nd Annual Conference of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), "Solving the Family Court Puzzle: Integrating Research, Policy and Practice," will be May 18-21 in Seattle.
RESTORATIVE JUSTICE CONFERENCE
MAY 20-21, FRESNO, CA
The 11th Restorative Justice Conference will be May 20-21 at Fresno Pacific University in California. Pre-conference training will be on May 19.
WORLD MEDIATION FORUM V CONFERENCE
SEPT. 9-11, SWITZERLAND
The World Mediation Forum V Conference will be Sept. 9-11 in Crans-Montana, Switzerland. This is the fifth conference of World Mediation Forum and will be hosted jointly with the Institut Universitaire Kurt BŲsch. The English language program is available in PDF format.
FAMILY MEDIATION PROGRAM MANAGER, LANE COUNTY, OR
The Lane County Family Mediation Program seeks a program manager to manage, direct and coordinate the family mediation program. Application deadline: Jan. 18, 5:00 pm PST.