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Professor Amy J. Schmitz's latest paper featured in Jotwell

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Professor Amy J. Schmitz recently had her latest paper, Arbitration in the Age of COVID: Examining Arbitration’s Move Onlinefeatured by Jotwell. 

"Some of these assorted issues received moderate scholarly attention before the pandemic, but now require more sustained analysis. Professor Schmitz herself is already hard at work. Indeed, this article is hardly her only recent contribution to our understanding of online arbitration. In the past two years—beyond a steady stream of publications—she’s conducted a breathtaking 100 video interviews with arbitrators, advocates, and scholars entitled “The Arbitration Conversation.” These conversations shed tremendous light onto the field’s virtual transformation. No scholar has better catalogued the pandemic’s effects on private dispute resolution. (Some people have been almost frighteningly productive these past couple years. Taylor Swift released four studio albums; Lin-Manuel Miranda produced four movies and composed the soundtracks of three more; and then we have Professor Schmitz.)

"As the legal profession lurches towards an increasingly virtual future, online arbitration’s fate rests on ensuring that the process is efficient, fair, and reliable. This article shows that while ADR was hardly caught flat-footed by the pandemic, much work remains."

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