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New Podcast on the ABA Website Regarding Online Dispute Resolution

by Amy Schmitz

November 2020

Amy Schmitz

There is a new Podcast up on the ABA main page regarding Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) that includes consideration of online arbitration and mediation. It notes the importance of OArb (online arbitration), and its growth in the “age of covid.” It is a friendly discussion about how to assess ODR and its value in expanding access to justice. The podcast is freely available at: https://www.americanbar.org/groups/dispute_resolution/resources/resolutions-a-podcast-about-dispute-resolution-and-prevention/resolutions-podcast-access-to-justice-and-the-efficacy-of-odr-processes/

Additionally, the link on Apple Podcasts is: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/conversation-about-access-to-justice-efficacy-odr-processes/id1455143114?i=1000497068343

See : American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution, 2020. A Conversation About Access To Justice And The Efficacy Of ODR Processes. [podcast] Resolutions: A Podcast About Dispute Resolution and Prevention. Available at: <https://www.americanbar.org/groups/dispute_resolution/resources/resolutions-a-podcast-about-dispute-resolution-and-prevention/resolutions-podcast-access-to-justice-and-the-efficacy-of-odr-processes/>

 

Professor Amy Schmitz joined the University of Missouri School of Law and the Center for Dispute Resolution as the Elwood L. Thomas Missouri Endowed Professor of Law in 2016. Previously she was a Professor at the University of Colorado School of Law for over 16 years. Prior to teaching, Professor Schmitz practiced law with large law firms in Seattle and Minneapolis, and served as a law clerk for the U. S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.  Professor Schmitz teaches courses in Contracts, Lawyering, Online Dispute Resolution (ODR), AI, Data Analytics and the Law, Arbitration, International Arbitration, and Consumer Law. She has been heavily involved in ODR teaching and research for a long time and is a Fellow of the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, as well as the Co-Chair of the ABA Technology Committee of the Dispute Resolution Section and the ODR Task Force.  She serves on the Association of American Law Schools Executive Committee on Commercial and Consumer Law, was an External Scientific Fellow of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, and is a researcher with the ACT Project exploring AI and ODR. Professor Schmitz has published over 50 articles in law journals and books, and a book, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection, with Colin Rule.



Website: law.missouri.edu/person/amy-j-schmitz

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