CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 8, Issue 8 - November 16, 2007

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROF. RICHARD REUBEN SPEAKING IN OREGON
Prof. Richard Reuben and MU Journalism Professor Michael Grinfeld are speaking today at the “Interest-Based Reporting, Elevating the Coverage of Conflict” conference at the University of Oregon School of Law. This conference is co-sponsored by the Missouri Center for the Study of Conflict Law & the Media (of which Reuben and Grinfeld are co-directors) and Oregon's School of Journalism and Communication William Knight Law Center. Their presentation is titled, “The Birth of an Idea: Missouri 2006.” For more about this conference, see www.law.uoregon.edu/org/adr/events2007.php.

PROF. RICHARD REUBEN QUOTED IN CASE ABOUT SUBPOENA OF MEDIATOR
ADRWorld published an article quoting Prof. Richard Reuben about a New York appellate court decision upholding a judge's decision to enforce a subpoena against a mediator. New York has not adopted the Uniform Mediation Act and Prof. Reuben, who was a reporter for the Act, was quoted saying that this case highlights the risks that the Act was intended to avoid. The article, “New York Appellate Court Enforces Subpoena Against Mediator,” by Justin Kelly, is available at http://www.adrworld.com/sp.asp?id=41531.  

GOVINDA JAYASINGHE  AWARDED BLACKWELL SANDERS FELLOWSHIP FOR EXTERNSHIP WITH AAA
Current LL.M. student Govinda Jayasinghe  was awarded the Blackwell Sanders ADR Fellowship, which was created to permit an MU LL.M. student to pay expenses related to a summer externship. Govinda will be working with the American Arbitration Association in New York City this summer. Congratulations Govinda!

LYNN MALLEY TAKES POSITION AT OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY, WITH LLM GRADUATE ANDREA BRAEUTIGAM
Lynn Malley (JD '84, LL.M. '03) recently started a job as the program coordinator of the Institute for Dispute Resolution at Oklahoma State University. The Institute provides mediation services for individuals and organizations. She works with Andrea Braeutigam (LL.M. '05) who is the program manager. Congratulations Lynn (and Andrea)!

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

HAMLINE HOLDS WEBCAST ON CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN HEALTH CARE
NOV. 19, 12:00-1:30 PM CST
The Hamline University School of Law Dispute Resolution Institute and Health Law Institute co-hosted the biennial Symposium on Advanced Issues in Dispute Resolution on Nov. 8-10, entitled “Intentional Conversation About Conflict Resolution in Health Care.” There will be a post-symposium webcast on Mon., Nov. 19 from 12-1:30 pm Central Standard Time. To register for the webcast, visit www.minncle.org and click on “ online seminars.” For assistance, call 1-800-759-8840. To download reference materials, visit http://law.hamline.edu/adr/2007_biennial-symposium.html.

ABA TELECONFERENCE ON ARBITRATION
DEC. 6, 1:00-2:30 PM EST
The American Bar Association will conduct a teleconference, “The Many Faces of Arbitration: What Litigators and Corporate Lawyers Need to Know,” on Dec. 6 from 1 to 2:30 pm Eastern Standard Time. For more information see, http://www.abanet.org/tips/market/ArbitrationTeleconference.pdf%20.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

ASSOCIATE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT PRACTICE, CONSENSUS
NEW YORK, NY
Consensus, a consulting firm that specializes in negotiation and conflict resolution, seeks an associate for its training and development practice. For details, e-mail Laura Coleman at colemanl@missouri.eduApplication deadline: Nov. 23.

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE, CENTER FOR ANALYSIS OF ADR SYSTEMS
CHICAGO, IL
The Center for Analysis of ADR Systems in Chicago seeks a program associate to develop mediation programs, maintain the Center's online resource center, and assist in fundraising. For details, visit http://www.caadrs.org/downloads/ProgramAssociateAnnouncement.pdf. Application deadline: Nov. 30.

NEGOTIATION AND MEDIATION CLINICAL FELLOW, HARVARD LAW SCHOOL
CAMBRIDGE, MA
The Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical program seeks candidates for a two-year fellowship from July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010. For details on the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program, visit http://www.pon.harvard.edu/education/HNCP.php. For more information on this position, e-mail Laura Coleman at colemanl@missouri.edu.