The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law May 2012
ADR @ Moritz

Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution Wins Prestigious ADR Writing Awards

The Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution was recently honored by the CPR Institute for three articles published in the 26th Volume. The Journal won Outstanding Original Professional Article and two Outstanding Original Student Articles. ››Read More

Moritz College of Law Hosts Regional Mediation Competition

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law hosted Region 7 of the ABA Representation in Mediation Competition March 9-11, 2012. Twelve teams from across the Midwest competed over two days for the honor of becoming Regional Champion and advancing to the National Competition in Washington, D.C. ››Read More

Moritz Honors Three Students with ADR Writing Prize

The Moritz College of Law recently honored three students with the 2012 Nancy H. Rogers Prize in Dispute Resolution Scholarship. The awards were presented on April 24th at a ceremony presided over by Dean Alan Michaels. ››Read More

Record Number of Students Receive Certificate in Dispute Resolution

A record 20 students received the Moritz College of Law Certificate in Dispute Resolution in 2012. The Mortiz College of Law has one of the top 5 dispute resolution programs in the country, and the Certificate in Dispute Resolution is a way for students interested in dispute resolution to distinguish themselves as knowledgeable and particularly committed to this area of law. 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

Student Team Places Second in National BLSA Competition

The team of Kwame Christian, ’13, and Chris Bordenave, ’12, once again represented Moritz at a national negotiation competition, and achieved an impressive result. The team was First Runners Up at the 6th Annual National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) International Negotiation Competition, held at the NBLSA National Convention in Washington, D.C., from March 7 - 11, 2012. ››Read More

Schwartz Lecture Explores Gender and Negotiations in the Workforce

The annual Schwartz Lecture on Dispute Resolution this year featured Deborah Kolb, who spoke on “Negotiating in the Shadow of Organizations: Doing Well by Doing Good.” Dr. Kolb is the Deloitte Ellen Gabriel Professor for Women and Leadership (Emerita) and Distinguished Research Fellow at the Center for Gender in Organizations at the Simmons School of Management. Dr. Kolb is an internationally renowned scholar on gender and negotiations, and commonly presents to audiences and women executives worldwide. ››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
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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.