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Student Lawyer: The Justice For All issue

January 31, 2019

On the heels of the 2018 midterm elections in the United States, Americans have demonstrated an ideological shift in the way previously-incarcerated individuals are treated, as well as a reevaluation of which activities constitute a crime. This issue of Student Lawyer examines how Americans are reevaluating what justice means in

Diverse Professionals

'Diverse neutrals' in dispute resolution and ABA 113's impact on young lawyers and law students

March 20, 2018

Most civil disputes settle or are resolved out of court, which creates space for more young lawyers and law students to pursue careers in alternative dispute resolution (ADR). There is also a need to increase opportunities for diverse lawyers to serve as neutrals and represent people in ADR processes. This article explores the barriers to inclusion for diverse attorneys in the legal profession and means to overcome them. It also discusses practical steps diverse young lawyers and law students can take to access opportunities in mediation practice. Discussions on these topics will continue during the Section on Dispute Resolution’s 20th Annual Spring Conference April 4-7 in Washington, DC.

London Arbitration Program

Your future in arbitration: Global arbitration law and practice in a shrinking world

November 01, 2016

As the world has gotten smaller, the globalization of law has enlarged the range of opportunities for recent law school graduates.   At the center of global law and practice sits international commercial arbitration.  Some two decades ago, The Economist called international commercial arbitration “the Big Idea set to dominate legal-reform

Arbitration

Interested in arbitration? Ask about this scholarship.

November 11, 2015

The Section of Dispute Resolution is offering a limited number of scholarships to its webinar, Ethical Aspects to Consider While Building an Arbitration Practice, on Dec. 8. Two established arbitrators and two of the country’s leading alternative dispute resolution service providers are going to give practical advice and insights to arbitrators