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

Lawrence Negotiation Lecture explores Negotiations in College Sports

The annual Lawrence Negotiation Lecture this year featured Julie Vannatta, who spoke on “Negotiations in the World of Athletics.” Ms. Vannatta is Senior Associate Athletics Director—Legal and Senior Assistant General Counsel for Athletics at The Ohio State University and concentrates her practice on legal issues affecting the Department of Athletics. The lecture took place on October 11, and students interested in the Dispute Resolution Certificate will be given an hour of externship credit if they attended the lecture. ››Read More

Four Students Achieve Certificate in Dispute Resolution

Four students—Joseph Clark III, Noura Dabdoub, Anne C. Evans, and Daniel Lynch—received the Moritz College of Law Certificate in Dispute Resolution in 2011. The Certificate in Dispute Resolution is a way for students interested in dispute resolution to distinguish themselves as knowledgeable in alternative dispute resolution theory and practice in the legal world. Students who complete the requirements for the certificate are honored by the College of Law with a special notation on their transcript as well as a separate document, which certifies the student as having advanced knowledge and practical experience in the field of dispute resolution. ››Read More

Lawrence Negotiation Competition October 17-20

The annual Lawrence Negotiation Competition took place October 17-20 this year. The competition is a chance for any student interested in negotiation to hone his or her skills; the winners and runners up qualify as Moritz’s representatives in the regional ABA Law Student Division Negotiation Competition and can move on to the national competition. ››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.