CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 9, Issue 22 - June 8, 2009

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROF. ROBERT BAILEY APPOINTED TO TWO COMMITTEE CHAIR POSITIONS WITH NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ARBITRATORS
Prof. Robert Bailey, director of the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, attended the National Academy of Arbitrators annual meeting in Chicago where he serves on the Board of Governors and is the Academy’s parliamentarian. He was appointed as chair of the Nominations Committee and the Auditing Committee. Additionally, he recently gave a speech to the Young Lawyers Section of The Missouri Bar on the economic impact on jobs for recent graduates.

PROFESSORS RICHARD REUBEN AND JIM LEVIN TEACH IN EUROPE
Prof. Richard Reuben
and Prof. Jim Levin recently taught in a summer study abroad program at Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria, which was offered through the Georgia State University College of Law. Prof. Reuben taught a general overview of dispute resolution and the Federal Arbitration Act as part of a larger course on international commercial arbitration. Prof. Levin taught his classes in both Linz, Austria and Dubrovnik, Croatia and focused on mediation in the United States.

LL.M. STUDENT & ALUMNI NEWS

GIL MARVEL TABUCANON RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP FROM EAST WEST CENTER
Gil Marvel Tabucanon (LL.M. '06) received a scholarship from the East-West Center to attend the 2009 Summer Institute in Humanitarian Law and Human Rights in Bali, Indonesia from June 22 through July 3. This year's institute, "Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Human Rights," is organized by the East-West Center, University of California- Berkeley War Crimes Studies Center and the Indonesian National Human Rights Commission.  A fter th e course, he will participate in a three -day field trip to Cambodia where participants will meet with representatives of non-governmental organizations, lawyers, prosecutors , and human rights activists working in and around the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, an internationalized tribunal established by the United Nations in cooperation with the Cambodian government.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

VISITING PROFESSORSHIP, MASTERS PROGRAM IN NEGOTIATIONS AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE
The Masters Program in Negotiations and Conflict Management at the University of Baltimore seeks to fill a one-year visiting professorship for the 2009-2010 academic year. For details, e-mail neylonk@missouri.edu. Application deadline:  June 19.

INTERNSHIP, ARBITRATION AND ADR COMMITTEE , U.S. COUNCIL FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
NEW YORK, NY
The U.S. Council for International Business seeks applicants for an arbitration and ADR committee internship. Application deadline:  June 26.

DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF THE UNITED NATIONS OMBUDSMAN
NEW YORK, NY
The United Nations seeks a director for its ombudsman office. Application deadline:  July 6.

DIRECTOR, MORRIS K. UDALL FOUNDATION WASHINGTON OFFICE , U.S. INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONFLICT RESOLUTION
WASHINGTON, DC
The U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution seeks someone to open and direct a new satellite office in the Washington, DC area.  Application deadline: July 15. 

OMBUDS, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
BOSTON, MA
Boston University seeks an ombuds.