CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 5, Issue 14 - January 28, 2005

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PHIL HARTER PUBLISHES ARTICLE, IS QUOTED, AND WILL DO TRAINING IN TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
In January, Prof. Phil Harter published his article "Ombuds: A Voice for the People" in the Winter 2005 issue of Dispute Resolution Magazine. The article reviewed the history and growth of ombuds as well as the need for a uniform set of standards. The Dec. 2004 issue of Alternatives to the High Cost of Litigation quotes Prof. Harter commenting about the value of the Administrative Conference of the United States, an agency that was de-funded in 1995 and re-authorized in a bill signed by President Bush on Oct. 30, 2004. The agency is a federal think tank that enlists nongovernment experts to analyze government operations. Also, March 21-25 Prof. Harter will provide training in environmental dispute resolution to the Environmental Commission of Trinidad and Tobago.

JENNIFER ROBBENNOLT TO SPEAK AT GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Prof. Jennifer Robbennolt will speak at a conference at Georgia State University on Feb. 15. Her topic will be, "The Next Generation of ADR and Conflict Management in Health Care Settings: New Challenges, New Approaches." Also, Prof. Robbennolt’s article, "Apologies and Legal Settlement: An Empirical Examination", which was published in the Michigan Law Review will be reprinted in the Defense Law Journal.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

DIRECTOR, MULTI-DOOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COURTS
The District of Columbia Courts Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division seeks a director. This position is open until filled, with the first screening on Feb. 11.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN DISPUTE RESOLUTION CENTER
LOS ANGELES, CA The Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center seeks an executive director responsible for organizational leadership and management of all agency activities. Application deadline: Feb. 28

ON-LINE ADJUNCT DISPUTE RESOLUTION FACULTY
SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY, LOUISVILLE, KY The Graduate Studies Program in Dispute Resolution at Sullivan University seeks qualified people to teach in the mediation methods, negotiation, organizational conflict management, healthcare, management, K-12 dispute resolution, construction and international. Sullivan's program delivers courses via distance learning, or the Internet. For details on faculty guidelines, see http://home.sullivan.edu/grad_school/graduate/curriculum/faculty/positions.html.

QUALITY ASSISTANCE COORDINATOR
Maryland Mediation & Conflict Resolution Office (MACRO) ANNAPOLIS, MD The Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office seeks a quality assistance coordinator to assist with the development of the Maryland Program for Mediator Excellence initiative and serve as the primary staff person to plan the Maryland Mediators Convention. Application deadline: Open until filled.