CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 5, Issue 26 - June 3, 2005

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROF. JOHN LANDE QUOTED IN ABA JOURNAL
The June 2005 issue of the ABA Journal quotes Prof. John Lande in an article entitled, "Meddling in Settling." The article discusses the practice of some judges coercing parties to settle cases and quotes Lande saying that it is understandable that judges use mediation to alleviate caseload pressures but parties should not be coerced to give up their right to trial. The article also cites his testimony on behalf of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution to the commission considering revisions of the Model Code of Judicial Conduct.

BRIAN JARRETT RECEIVES AWARD
Brian Jarrett (01) was awarded the 2005 NobumotoTanahashi Peace Scholarship Award in Hawaii for work in conflict analysis and resolution. It is a merit-based award based on excellence in graduate work in the area of conflict resolution. Brian is currently teaching as a lecturer at both at the University of Hawaii and Hawaii Pacific University and is working to complete his Ph.D. dissertation at the University of Hawaii. His dissertation focuses on the development of professional ethics in mediation.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

CONCILIATION SPECIALIST, US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
NATIONWIDE--KANSAS CITY, BOSTON, ATLANTA The U.S. Department of Justice seeks a conciliation specialist. Position closing date: June 8. For details, see http://jobsearch.usajobs.opm.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=30408259&AVSDM=2005%2D05%2D23+13%3A10%3A25&Logo=0&q=conciliation+specialist&sort=rv&FedEmp=N&vw=d&brd=3876&ss=0&FedPub=Y