Call for Submissions – Works in Progress Conference and Student Writing Competition on International Dispute Resolution

From my colleague, S.I. Strong: The Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution at the University of Missouri School of Law and the American Society of International Law (ASIL) Dispute Resolution and Midwest Interest Groups, in association with Young ICSID, are pleased to announce two upcoming events:  (1) a works-in-progress conference and (2) student writing competition.   Both events focus on … Continue reading Call for Submissions – Works in Progress Conference and Student Writing Competition on International Dispute Resolution

Would You Like to Be a Dean — or Do You Know Someone Who Should Be?

The University of Missouri at Columbia (MU) seeks a dynamic and visionary leader for the position of Dean of the School of Law.  The Dean reports directly to the Provost and actively contributes to decisions affecting the University at large as a member of the Council of Deans.  The Dean is responsible for strategic planning … Continue reading Would You Like to Be a Dean — or Do You Know Someone Who Should Be?

Training Law Students to be Leaders

I recently talked with Nancy Rogers, one of the pioneers in our field, who is living her version of what I have called “unbundled retirement.” Nancy described Ohio State’s Program on Law and Leadership, which she directs along with program coordinator Mary Rose Sullivan. I was particularly intrigued by Nancy’s description of leadership embodied in … Continue reading Training Law Students to be Leaders

Mediator Marya Cody Kolman to give Lawrence Lecture at Moritz on September 21

Marya Cody Kolman–former Association for Conflict Resolution President, Director of Mediation Services for the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas Division of Domestic Relations and Juvenile Branch, and adjunct professor in negotiations at Moritz College of Law—will deliver Moritz’s Annual Lawrence Lecture at noon in Moritz’s Saxbe Auditorium. If you are in Columbus, register here: … Continue reading Mediator Marya Cody Kolman to give Lawrence Lecture at Moritz on September 21

Trump Campaign’s Contract with its Volunteers Mandates Arbitration Unilaterally

I just learned (from my colleague Jim Fishman, who, in turn, learned from the AALS Contracts listserv, which in turn referenced a post on the Volokh Conspiracy blog) that the Trump Campaign makes a volunteer sign an adhesion contract (perfectly legitimate, IMHO).  Among the terms is an arbitration clause, which itself may not be so … Continue reading Trump Campaign’s Contract with its Volunteers Mandates Arbitration Unilaterally

M&M Student Writing Competition on Negotiation

This is a reminder about the student writing competition co-sponsored by the Missouri and Marquette law schools in connection with the upcoming symposium, Moving Negotiation Theory from the Tower of Babel: Toward a World of Mutual Understanding. If you are teaching a negotiation or other dispute resolution course, please let your students know about this … Continue reading M&M Student Writing Competition on Negotiation