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Summer at Straus 2021

Summer at Straus returns this May with a slate of high-quality training programs designed for students and professionals at all levels of practice and across industries.

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Professor Peter Robinson Presents "The Value of an Effective Apology in Resolving Business Disputes" -- ABA Dispute Resolution Conference

Professor Emeritus Peter Robinson spoke on apology in business disputes at the American Bar Association's 2021 Dispute Resolution Spring Conference.

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Dispute Resolution Law Journal Hosts Symposium on Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The symposium, Tokyo 2020 Rescheduled: Implications for Athletes, Governing Bodies, Commercial Parties, and Dispute Resolution, considered the complex issues involved in the first-ever postponement of the Olympic Games.

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Straus Institute to Host Symposium on Diversity and Equity in ADR

On Friday, April 23, the Straus Institute will host a virtual symposium, ADR at the Roots: Exploring Diversity and Equity in the Field, from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm.

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Professor Maureen Weston Presents "Arbitration Law Developments 2020-21" -- ABA Dispute Resolution Conference

Professor Maureen Arellano Weston spoke at the American Bar Association's 2021 Dispute Resolution Spring Conference on arbitration caselaw, legislation, and practice for the 2020-21 term.

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Professor Stephanie Blondell Presents "Mediation Clinics: Responses, Redesign and Other Roles Post-COVID" -- ABA Dispute Resolution Conference

Professor Stephanie Blondell spoke at the American Bar Association's 2021 Dispute Resolution Spring Conference on how mediation clinicians adapted quickly to technology literacy and racial justice.

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Professor Sukhsimranjit Singh Speaks about ADR's Future to Colombian Lawyers

On March 24, Professor Singh presented to an audience of Colombian lawyers, law students, and ADR practitioners at an international forum, 30 Años de la Conciliacion en Colombia, which centered on the past, present, and future of conflict resolution.

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Professor Sukhsimranjit Singh Judges Final Round of International Mediation Competition in India

Professor Sukhsimranjit Singh, who serves as the Straus Institute’s Judge Danny Weinstein Managing Director, judged the Final Round of the International Mediation Competition hosted by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law in Punjab, India.

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Judge Alexander Williams and Professor Sukhsimranjit Singh Discuss Evolution of ADR in the United States

On March 23, Straus Institute Adjunct Professor, Judge Alexander Williams, presented, “The Evolution of Alternative Dispute Resolution in the United States: History and Prospects,” to a virtual audience of law students and alumni of Prince Muhammad University - College of Law in Saudi Arabia.