CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 5, Issue 5 - October 1, 2004

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROF. PHILIP HARTER QUOTED ABOUT CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY
Prof. Philip J. Harter was quoted in an article entitled, "Congress May Restore Bellwether ADR Agency," which appeared at 22 Alternatives to the High Cost of Litigation 136 (September 2004). Harter, who had served as a conference senior staff attorney of the now-defunct Administrative Conference of the United States, testified in Congress last summer about a bill to re-authorize the agency.

PINGPING ZHANG PASSES NEW YORK BAR
Pingping Zhang (’01) passed the New York bar exam. She is working in Washington, DC for Deloitte Tax LLC. Congratulations Pingping!

LOWELL PEARSON WINS AWARD
LL.M. student, Lowell Pearson, received the ACR/ABA James Boskey Award in the graduate student category for his paper, "The Case for Non-Party Discovery Under the Federal Arbitration Act". Congratulations Lowell!

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION PROGRAM
OCT. 7, ST. LOUIS The American Arbitration Association announces its program, "Arbitrating Issues Pertaining to Internet Service Providers, E-Commerce, and Communication Providers," presented by Sheldon Stock, principal, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., and neutral, American Arbitration Association. The program will be from 9:00 to 10:00 am on Thurs., Oct. 7 at the office of the American Arbitration Association, 100 North Broadway, Suite1820, St. Louis. For details on registering, call Mandi Pollihanm at (314) 621-7175.

MISSOURI BAR ADR CONFERENCE
OCT. 15, COLUMBIA, MO The Missouri Bar ADR Conference will be on Fri., Oct. 15 in Columbia, MO. Stephen Stark (’00) is an ADR committee co-chair, Daphne Halderman (’01) is presenting along with Prof. Richard Reuben and LL.M. student Jim Reeves.

ASSOCIATION OF MISSOURI MEDIATORS CONFERENCE
OCT. 16, COLUMBIA, MO The Association of Missouri Mediators Conference will be on Sat., Oct. 16 in Columbia, MO. For more information, see the web site or contact Kathleen Bird.

EMERGING ISSUES IN MEDIATION CONFERENCE
NOV. 3-5, MADISON, WI The Wisconsin Association of Mediators and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Professional Development and Applied Studies will host the "Emerging Issues in Mediation" conference Nov. 3-5 in Madison, WI. Prof. Leonard Riskin and Christine Harris Taylor (’03) will be presenting. For complete program and registration information, see the web site, send an e-mail to Kris Bruns, or call 1-800-442-4617.

SYMPOSIUM ON DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION
DEC. 2-4, WASHINGTON, DC The Consortium for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE) will host "Moving Upstream: The Third National Symposium on Dispute Resolution in Special Education" Dec. 2-4 at the conference facility at the Academy for Educational Development in Washington, DC. For more information, e-mail or call Philip Moses at (541) 686-5060 or visit the web site.

WAM MEDIATION JOURNAL SEEKS ARTICLES—DEADLINE EXTENDED
The Wisconsin Association of Mediators (WAM) publication The Mediation Journal seeks article submissions. Articles concerned with any aspects of mediation and dispute resolution are welcome. For more information on submitting an article, see the binder in 206 Hulston. New deadline: Fri., Dec. 10.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION CONFLICT PREVENTION PROGRAM MANAGER
USDA RURAL HOUSING SERVICE WASHINGTON, DC The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Housing Service seeks an Alternative Dispute Resolution Conflict Prevention Program Manager. This position is located in the office of the Deputy Administrator for Operations Management, the Rural Development mission area. Application deadline: Oct. 19.

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, FACULTY POSITION
NEW YORK, NY New York University seeks several full-time, non-tenure track acting assistant professors to teach a two-semester course designed to introduce first year law students to legal analysis and research, fact development, counseling, written and oral advocacy, and strategic interaction in fact development, counseling, negotiation, mediation and litigation settings. All applications must include a resume, law school transcript, one writing sample, three references, and cover letter. Contact the NYU Lawyering Program, NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012. Attn: Jennifer Bernucca, Assistant to the Lawyering Personnel Committee. For more information, see the notebook in 206 Hulston.

CAMPUS OMBUDSPERSON, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SANTA BARBARA
The University of California, Santa Barbara seeks a Campus Ombudsperson. The ombuds’ primary function is to provide dispute resolution services to the entire campus community, including students, faculty, staff, administrators, and other campus constituencies. For more information, see http://jobs.ucsb.edu, job number #20040378. This position is open until filled.