CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 9, Issue 13 - January 21, 2009

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

ABA SECTION OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION ANNUAL CONFERENCE FEATURES MU FACULTY, STAFF, AND ALUMNI
The American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution annual conference will be April 15-18 in New York, NY. The following people affiliated with MU will appear in the programs listed below.

MU Faculty and Staff
  • Paul Ladehoff, the Center’s Director of Training Programs, will be on a panel entitled, “Paving the Way Home — It’s No Yellow Brick Road for Veterans or Their Families.”
  • Prof. John Lande will be one of three speakers giving the Frank Sander Lecture, “Innovative Lawyering and Problem Solving: Competence, Professionalism, and Increasing Market Share” and also will be on panels entitled, “Collaborative and Cooperative Law in a Nutshell” and “Lessons from the Three Stooges: Exploring he Risks of Groupthink in Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Practice.”
  • Prof. Jean Sternlight, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Senior Fellow of the Center, will be on two panels about reconciling international and domestic concerns regarding the fairness of arbitration.

MU Alumni

  • Alyson Carrel (J.D. ‘04), Center for Conflict Resolution, will be in a program entitled, “Who, What, Where, When and How: Dissecting the Use of Questions in Mediation.”
  • Prof. Art Hinshaw (JD. ‘93, LL.M. ‘00), Arizona State University, is one of the organizers of a session entitled, “Law Professors’ Teaching Forum: Mediation Shop Talk.”
  • Lynn Malley (J.D. ‘84, LL.M. ‘03), Oklahoma State University, will be on a panel entitled, “Paving the Way Home — It’s No Yellow Brick Road for Veterans or Their Families.”
  • John Phillips (J.D. ‘71), Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP, who is a co-chair of the conference, will moderate a session entitled, “Around the World in 90 Minutes: Reports on the State of Mediation from the Far Corners of the Earth.”
  • James Reeves (LL.M. ‘04), USAM-Midwest, will be on a panel entitled, “Scribbler, Scribe or Solicitor: The Mediator’s Role in Drafting Agreements.”

To view the program brochure, see http://www.abanet.org/dispute/spring2009/DRSP09-ConfBrochure.pdf. To receive the lowest rates, one must register by March 10. There is a discount rate for full-time students.

PROF. PHIL HARTER’S ARTICLE IS PUBLISHED IN CHINESE JOURNAL
Prof. Phil Harter’s article, “Dispute Resolution in Administrative Law: The History, Needs, and Future of a Complex Relationship,” was recently translated and reprinted in Chinese, 3 Sanjin Jur. 98 (2008).

PROF. RICHARD REUBEN CO-TEACHES COURSE
Prof. Richard Reuben
co-taught an intersession course in Interviewing and Counseling with Prof. Marjorie Aaron at the University of Cincinnati School of Law.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:  ASSOCIATION OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION ANNUAL CONFERENCE
OCT. 7-10
The Association of Conflict Resolution is accepting proposals for its annual conference which will be on Oct. 7-10 in Atlanta, GA. Submission deadline: Feb. 9, 5pm Eastern Time.

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION ARBITRATION TRAINING INSTITUTE
FEB. 18-21, SAN FRANCISCO, CA
The American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution is sponsoring the 4th Annual Arbitration Training Institute, Feb. 18-21, in San Francisco.

CALL FOR PAPERS:  RESEARCH IN SOCIAL MOVEMENTS, CONFLICTS AND CHANGE
Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change, a peer-reviewed volume published by Emerald Group Publishing / JAI Press, encourages submissions. For details on the call for papers, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu. Submission deadline: March 1.

CALL FOR PRESENTERS:  NEW YORK STATE DISPUTE RESOLUTION ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE
OCT. 23 OR 30
The New York State Dispute Resolution Association is accepting proposals for its annual conference in October in Albany, NY.   For details, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu. Submission deadline: July 13.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NEW YORK STATE DISPUTE RESOLUTION ASSOCIATION
TROY, NY
The New York State Dispute Resolution Association seeks an executive director. For details, see www.nysdra.org. Application deadline:  Feb. 6.

COURT PROGRAMS COORDINATOR, METROPOLITAN MEDIATION SERVICES
BROOKLINE, MA
Metropolitan Mediation Services seeks a court programs coordinator to coordinate its programs in multiple trial court divisions.  For details, e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu. Application deadline:  Feb. 7.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY SPECIALISTS, U.S. AIR FORCE
THROUGHOUT UNITED STATES

The U.S. Air Force is hiring 51 equal employment opportunity specialists to work at Air Force bases throughout the country. These specialists are expected to use dispute resolution methods to settle and/or seek resolution of discrimination complaints. Application deadline: April 15.

ADJUNCT LAW FACULTY, UNIVERSITY OF OREGON LAW SCHOOL
EUGENE, OR
The University of Oregon Law School offers a two-year master's degree program in conflict and dispute resolution. The program maintains a pool of candidates interested in filling adjunct part-time teaching positions as needs arise. Application deadline: Nov. 30.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THE MEDIATION CENTER
ASHEVILLE, NC
The Mediation Center, a private nonprofit providing alternative dispute resolution services, seeks an executive director. For details, email colemanl@missouri.edu.