CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 5, Issue 6 - October 8, 2004

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

CSDR FACULTY BUSY WITH SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS THIS FALL

Prof. Phil Harter will be a visiting professor of comparative administrative law at the University of Paris II from Nov. 22-Dec. 3. He will be teaching the use of mediation to resolve environmental disputes to the Environmental Commission of Trinidad from Dec. 8-10.

Prof. John Lande will give a talk entitled "Should Collaborative Law Groups Offer Cooperative Law Too?" at Touro Law School on Nov. 3. He will appear on a panel entitled "Do Family Law and Family Courts Meet the Needs of Twenty-First Century Parents and Children?" sponsored by the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the Center for Children, Families and the Law at Hofstra Law School on Nov. 5. He will participate in a symposium on the "Vanishing Trial" at Cardozo Law School on Dec. 3. All of these events are in the New York City area.

Prof. Len Riskin, director of the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, will be the keynote speaker on Oct. 20 at the Center for Conflict Resolution 2nd Annual Peace Week at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center. He will speak on "Decisionmaking in Mediation: The New New Grid System." He also will lead a workshop on Mindfulness in Mediation at the Center for Conflict Resolution on Oct. 21. On Oct. 22 in Kansas City, MO, he will speak on "Mindfulness in Law and Dispute Resolution: Dealing with Stress and Enhancing Emotional Intelligence, Satisfaction, Understanding, and Performance." On Nov. 4 at Marquette University School of Law, he will speak on "Decision-Making in Mediation." On Nov. 5 at the Wisconsin Association of Mediators Annual Conference in Milwaukee, WI, Riskin will speak on "The Art of Being Rather than Doing." On Nov. 12-13, at the New England Association for Conflict Regional Conference in Boston, MA, he will speak on "Mindfulness in Mediation and Law: Dealing with Stress and Enhancing Satisfaction, Understanding and Performance" and "Decision-Making in Mediation."

Prof. Jennifer Robbennolt, associate dean for faculty research and development, recently spoke at the Cornell Junior Empirical Legal Scholars Conference in Ithaca, NY. She will speak Nov. 8 at the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations Public Policy Symposium in Alexandria, VA on "Apologies and Legal Settlement: An Empirical Examination."

Prof. Rod Uphoff, associate dean of academic affairs, recently gave the Winston S. Howard Distinguished Lecture at the University of Wyoming, "An Inside Look at State of Oklahoma v. Terry Nichols: Justice Denied or Justice Done?" On Oct. 15, he will speak at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer’s 2004 Fall Meeting in Atlanta, GA, on "Ethical Dilemmas Facing Today’s Criminal Defense Lawyer." On Oct. 22, he will speak to the Indiana Public Defender Council in Indianapolis on "Ethics for Criminal Defense Lawyers."

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

ABA CONFERENCE, CARDOZO SCHOOL OF LAW
NOV. 4-5, NEW YORK, NY The ABA Sections of Dispute Resolution and Business Law are sponsoring a conference on how to "Build a Better Corporate Board." The conference will be at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City on Nov. 4-5.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

JOAN B. KROC INSTITUTE VISITING FELLOWSHIPS
NOTRE DAME, IN The Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for visiting fellowships in its Program in Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding for the 2005-06 academic year. Further information and application instructions are available under "visiting fellowships" at http://kroc.nd.edu. Application deadline: Nov. 15.

FACULTY, INTERNATIONAL LAW, MULTILATERAL DIPLOMACY AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION
TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE STATION, TX The George Bush School of Government and Public Service invites applications and nominations for a tenured or tenure-track faculty member at the rank of assistant or associate professor specializing in international law, conflict resolution and multilateral diplomacy. Application review begins Nov. 19. For more information on this position, see http://www.isanet.org/jobs/bush2.html.