The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law June 2014
ADR @ Moritz

Congratulations to Moritz Graduates Earning Their Certificate in Dispute Resolution

This spring saw 11 students earn their Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the Moritz College of Law. Students earning the Certificate must complete 15 course credits in dispute resolution, which includes participating in the Mediation Clinic and writing a scholarly paper in the dispute resolution field.

The following Certificate in Dispute Resolution earners were recognized at The Moritz College of Law’s Honors Convocation Ceremony on Friday, May 9, 2014.

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Program on Dispute Resolution Faculty Spread the Word about Dispute Resolution

This was a busy year of travel for PDR faculty, who presented far and wide on a range of dispute resolution topics...

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Moritz Students Win Second in the 2014 National ABA Representation in Mediation Competition

Second-year law students Amy Factor and Madalyn Fairbanks and their tremendous coaches Marya Kolman and Dottie Painter had a stellar finish in the National ABA Representation in Mediation Competition held in conjunction with the ABA Dispute Section on Resolution Conference in Miami, Florida.

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Professor Rogers Highlights Dispute Resolution Design in Spring Schwartz Lecture

In her March 25, 2015 Schwartz Lecture – titled Reducing Polarization: Whose Job Is It? – Professor Nancy H. Rogers examined a series of conflicts from around the country and suggested that public institutions think carefully about designing responsive and lasting resolution processes for polarized, public conflicts.

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The Program on Dispute Resolution Rises to Second in U.S. News Rankings

The Moritz College of Law Program on Dispute Resolution jumped two spots in the U.S. News & World Report Law School Dispute Resolution program rankings and is now ranked second in the country. We are proud that the combination of strong faculty scholarship and student-focused education continues to help PDR earn recognition each year as a nationally-ranked program.

The top ten dispute resolution programs for 2014 were:

1. Pepperdine University
2. Ohio State University (Moritz)

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The Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution and Professor Rogers Receive CPR Awards

The Program on Dispute Resolution congratulates Professor Nancy H. Rogers and the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution (parent journal of the Mayhew Hite Report) for their recent International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR) awards.

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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.