From the publisher of Transnational Dispute Management: The Wilson Center will host a panel to examine practical suggestions for reform of the current system of resolving international investment treaty disputes. The increase in cases against States and their challenge to public policy measures has generated a strong debate, usually framed by complaints about a perceived … Continue reading Upcoming conference on investor-state dispute settlement system design
From FOI Stacie Strong: I realize that most of us are busy finishing up with exams and taking some well-deserved time off, but I would like to circulate information regarding an opportunity to attend the upcoming UNCITRAL Working Group II (Arbitration and Conciliation) meeting in February as an observer, in case it might be of … Continue reading Opportunity to observe UNCITRAL Working Group II
Transnational Dispute Management and ARBITRALWOMEN are calling for papers for an upcoming special issue on “Dealing with Diversity in International Arbitration.” Details on the call for papers here.
Wisdom and virtue to the West! http://www.theonion.com/articles/buddhist-extremist-cell-vows-to-unleash-tranquilit,34623/
I write from the WIP Conference at beautiful Southwestern Law School in LA with the following news: Paul Kirgis has been named Dean of Montana Law School. He will be starting on July 1, 2015. Congratulations Paul!
Lauren Newell (Ohio Northern) has published “Redefining Attention (and Revamping the Legal Profession?) for the Digital Generation” on SSRN. The abstract: With computers, text messages, Facebook, cell phones, smartphones, tablets, iPods, and other information and communication technologies (“ICTs”) constantly competing for our attention, we live in an age of perpetual distraction. Educators have long speculated … Continue reading Newell on Redefining Attention
Over the past year Stacie Strong (Missouri) has been publishing a tremendous number of pieces in the area of arbitration, among other things. See here for some of these pieces. Now that I’m teaching Conflicts of Law, I found “Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in U.S. Courts: Problems and Possibilities” particularly compelling. Here is … Continue reading Strong on Arbitration and Other Topics
I’m in sunny Las Vegas with our friends from the Saltman Center (ten years old!) attending the SALT Teaching Conference. For the conference, I co-submitted a proposal with Suzanne Rowe, the director of Oregon’s Legal Research and Writing (LRW) Center, so today I’ve been hanging out with LRW types. Here are some things I’ve learned … Continue reading ADR + LRW