CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 9, Issue 3 - September 12, 2008

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROF. JOHN LANDE'S WORK IS FEATURED AS TRENDSETTING ON LEGAL TRENDS WEBSITE
The Legal Trends Network web site includes Prof. John Lande's work on Cooperative and Collaborative Practice. He is featured as one of four trendsetters, along with William Neukom, the immediate past president of the ABA. The web site, which provides resources, discussion boards, commentary, group calendars, and social networking opportunities, is accessible at http://www.legaltrends.net/.

PROF. RICHARD REUBEN GAVE TALK ON THE UNIFORM MEDIATION ACT
Prof. Richard Reuben presented a talk entitled “Is it Time for Missouri and Kansas to Adopt the Uniform Mediation Act?” to the ADR Committee of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association on Sept. 4.

PROF. RICHARD REUBEN DISCUSSED “COVERING CONFLICT”
Prof. Richard Reuben was one of the discussion leaders for one of the Futures Forum sessions about the future of journalism and advertising, media technology and citizen involvement as part of the Missouri School of Journalism 2008 Centennial and Dedication on Sept. 11-12. The session, sponsored by the MU Center for the Study of Conflict, Law and the Media, was titled “Covering Conflict: Can Interest based Reporting Help Journalists Get it Right?”

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS -BOSTON SPONSORS CONFLICT STUDIES CONFERENCE
OCT. 31-NOV.1, BOSTON, MA
The University of Massachusetts-Boston is sponsoring its bi-annual conference, Conflict Studies: The New Generation of Ideas. The conference is an opportunity for graduate students who are studying conflict to share their research and ideas, attend presentations and skills workshops by led scholars and practitioners, and network with practitioners, scholars and fellow students.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

FACILITATOR / CONFLICT RESOLUTION SPECIALIST, THE VERA INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE
BROOKLYN, NY
The Vera Institute of Justice seeks a facilitator / conflict resolution specialist for its newest demonstration project, Common Justice.

DIRECTOR OF CONCILIATION SERVICES AND COUNSELOR / MEDIATOR
PINAL COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT
TUCSON, AZ
The Pinal County Superior Court seeks a conciliation services director and a counselor / mediator. For details, see https://www.pinaljobs.com/applicants/ and click on “search open positions,” then search for “any job.”

MANAGER OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION GROUP, RBC CAPITAL MARKETS CORP.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN
RBC Capital Markets Corp. seeks a manager of the dispute resolution group. For details, see http://www.rbc.com/careers/ and click on “search for jobs,” then select “Minnesota.”

PROGRAM DIRECTOR, COMMUNITY CONFERENCING CENTER
BALTIMORE, MD
The Community Conferencing Center seeks a program director. To learn more about this position, e-mail, colemanl@missouri.edu.