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

Mix of Novices and Veterans Move on to Regional Negotiation Competitions

This year’s winners of the James K.L. Lawrence Negotiation Competition represent the best of the old guard and the new wave of Moritz negotiators. The team of 2L Elisabeth McClear and 3L Cole Dove were paired shortly before the competition began and received a crash course in negotiation theory at this fall’s Negotiation Workshop. Veteran 3L Kwame Christian, who was on last year’s winning team, and 3L Christopher Stroeer joined Elisabeth and Cole as the 2012 winners. ››Read More

Renowned Victim Compensation Expert, Ken Feinberg, to Speak October 25 on “Unconventional Responses to Unique Catastrophes”

Imagine some of the biggest national tragedies and scandals of the past two decades: 9/11, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Jerry Sandusky’s sex crimes, the Aurora, Colorado shootings. The common denominator in all of them: Kenneth R. Feinberg has been brought in to advise on victim compensation. ››Read More

Register to Attend the 6th Annual Works-in-Progress Conference

The Association of American Law Schools Section on Alternative Dispute Resolution’s Sixth Annual Works-in-Progress Conference for scholars, professors, practitioners, and researchers involved in dispute resolution will be hosted by The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law on November 9-10, 2012. ››Read More

Moritz to Host Effective Use of Interpreters In Mediation CLE

The Franklin County Municipal Court Dispute Resolution Department, Moritz College of Law Center for Interdisciplinary Law & Policy Studies, and the Supreme Court of Ohio Office of Interpreter Services will host a course on the Effective Use of Interpreters in Mediation in the Moritz College of Law’s Saxbe Auditorium on Friday, October 19, 2012. ››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.