The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law May 2011
ADR @ Moritz

Moritz College of Law Continues Success in Representation in Mediation Competition

The Ohio State Moritz College of Law continued its tradition of success in the ABA Section on Dispute Resolution’s Representation in Mediation Competition, taking both first and second place at the regional competition and sending a team to the national competition. The Moritz team of Ramsey Reid ’11 and Jessica Kim ’11 came in first place at the Region 5 finals, just besting the second place team from Moritz, Amanda Parker ’12 and Nicholas Torres ’12. ››Read More

Schwartz Lecturer John Braithwaite Shares a World of Knowledge on Restorative Justice

The Annual Schwartz Lecture on Dispute Resolution featured John Braithwaite, a renowned force in the restorative justice movement. Braithwaite used pictures and videos from his work with Truth and Reconciliation commissions around the world to challenge the sequence of “truth, justice, reconciliation” that is part of the standard understanding of how these commissions should be established. ››Read More

Three Moritz Students Excel in New Mediation Competition

A team from the Moritz College of Law successfully tested both their advocacy and mediation skills in a brand new mediation competition. The three student team of Wan Kim ’12, Allison Tuesday ’12, and Amanda Parker ’12, reached the championship round of the first annual Great Lakes Mediation Tournament held in Ann Arbor, Michigan on February 4-5. ››Read More

Three Students Honored with ADR Writing Prize

Moritz College of Law recently honored three students with the 2011 Nancy H. Rogers Prize in Dispute Resolution Scholarship. Each year, the award recognizes students who, in the judgment of a committee of faculty members who teach dispute resolution, wrote research papers on a dispute resolution topic that, in the donor's language, "reflect the analytical rigor and intellectual breadth associated with highly-regarded scholarly contributions." ››Read More
Moritz ADR Links

Moritz Program on Dispute Resolution

Widely regarded as one of the nation's finest programs in the area of Alternative Dispute Resolution, the Moritz ADR program was established in recognition of the need for future lawyers to be trained in an array of dispute resolution methods beyond litigation, including negotiation, mediation, and arbitration. ››Program Home

Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution

The Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution ("JDR") is a student-initiated, student-run publication and is the official law journal of the American Bar Association's Section on Dispute Resolution. ››JDR Home

Mayhew-Hite Report

The Mayhew-Hite Report is a quarterly report focused on dispute resolution developments across the nation. It is run by the editors and staff of the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution. ››Mayhew-Hite Report Home


Indisputably is a blog operated by law professors from around the United States concentrating on issues involving dispute resolution. ››Indisputably Home

Bridge Initiative @ Mershon and Moritz

The Bridge Initiative, which combines resources from Moritz College of Law and the Mershon Center for International Securities Studies, is an indispensable resource for those doing research in issues involving dispute resolution. ››Bridge Initiative Home
Contact Us

The Ohio State University
Moritz College of Law
55 West 12th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210-1391

Erin Archerd
Langdon Fellow in Dispute Resolution
(614) 688-4192

The Caucus, the newsletter published by the Moritz Program on Dispute Resolution, is designed to share ADR news with the Moritz community and beyond, as well as provide Moritz students with information regarding externship and employment opportunities. Questions regarding this publication should be directed to Erin Archerd, Langdon Fellow in Dispute Resolution.