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Pepperdine University School of Law

Friday, May 10, 2019

Pepperdine Hosts International Conference For Dispute Resolution Teachers, Scholars, And Leaders


The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine Law School, ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report for 13 of the past 15th years, will host a landmark conference on June 18-19, 2019: Appreciating Our Legacy and Engaging the Future: An International Conference for Dispute Resolution Teachers, Scholars, and Leaders. Participants will compare perspectives on four decades of change in managing and resolving conflict.

The Co-Chairs of the Conference are:

  • Tom Stipanowich (Associate Dean, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, William H. Webster Chair in Dispute Resolution and Professor of Law, Pepperdine Law School)
  • Sukhsimranjit Singh (Managing Director and Director of the LL.M. Program, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, and Assistant Professor of Law and Practice, Pepperdine Law School)
  • Nancy Welsh (Director, Aggie Dispute Resolution Program and Professor of Law at Texas A&M Law School)

Interactive sessions will explore:

  • Balancing skills, law, ethics, and policy in the classroom
  • Integrating practitioners into our courses, research, and programs
  • Mediation and dispute resolution clinics and public service
  • Initiatives aimed at bridging the societal divide
  • Globalization, culture, legal tradition, and ethics in the classroom and research
  • How technology is changing what and how we teach
  • Research and scholarship across borders
  • Big Data’s revolutionary effect on research

The conference is co-sponsored by the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, and Aggie Dispute Resolution Program, Texas A&M University School of Law, in cooperation with:

  • Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University
  • Marquette University Law School
  • University of Missouri School of Law Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution
  • The Dispute Resolution Institute at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law
  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
  • Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University
  • UC Hastings Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
  • Center on Dispute Resolution at Quinnipiac
  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution
  • University of Oregon ADR Center

The registration fee is $285 but the first 100 people can register for $185.

Check out the website for more information and to register.

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