CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 5, Issue 27 - June 17, 2005

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

MU SCHOOL OF LAW RECEIVES $100,000 TO BENEFIT INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION
The MU School of Law received a $100,000 gift from Geoffrey Oelsner Jr. to benefit the international aspect of the dispute resolution program. The Law School will strengthen the international reach of its Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution. A large portion of the gift will be used to establish an endowment to fund one or more annual awards to full-time students or faculty members at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, South Africa, who wish to participate in MUís Master of Laws in Dispute Resolution (LLM) program.

PROF. LEE PUBLISHES ARTICLE ABOUT CROSS-CULTURAL NEGOTIATION COURSE
Prof. Ilhyung Lee published "In re Culture: The Cross-Cultural Negotiations Course in the Law School Curriculum," 20 Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution 375 (2005). In this article, he notes that only three out of 184 ABA-accredited law schools offer a course on cross-cultural negotiation (with his course at MU being one of the three). He analyzes why most law schools do not offer such a course, argues that law schools should teach this material, and makes recommendations about how they might do so.

ALYSON CARREL APPOINTED VICE CHAIR OF CHICAGO BAR ASSOCIATION ADR COMMITTEE
Alyson Carrel (JD í04), director of training services at the Center for Conflict Resolution in Chicago, has been appointed vice chair of the Chicago Bar Associationís ADR Committee. Alyson also recently passed the bar exam in Illinois. She was the editor in chief of the Journal of Dispute Resolution her last year of law school at MU and took several LLM courses. Congratulations Alyson!

TAL ZARANKIN WELCOMES DAUGHTER
Tal Zarankin (í03) and his wife Michal Linder are celebrating the birth of their daughter Danielle, on June 11, 2005. All are doing well. Congratulations Tal and Michal!

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

MARKETING AND PLANNING MANAGER, ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY AND CONCILIATION COURTS
MADISON, WI The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts seeks a marketing and planning manager for its Madison office. For details on this position, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu.