Tag Archives: international

Missouri Scholarship Booklet

Tis the season of the US News tournament, when our mailboxes fill with literature touting the achievements of law schools far and wide.  Most of us think that this “game” is seriously flawed and wish our schools didn’t have play the game, but we generally feel compelled to do so because of the significant consequences. … Continue reading Missouri Scholarship Booklet

Behind the Scenes at the Iranian Nuclear Negotiation

I am fascinated to learn behind-the-scenes stories of high-profile negotiations, like the negotiation over Iranian nuclear capabilities, which the New York Times just described. Interesting tidbit:  the negotiators used an erasable whiteboard so that the Iranians didn’t have a document they could send back to their superiors in Tehran. Another unusual arrangement:   “[T]he Iranians did … Continue reading Behind the Scenes at the Iranian Nuclear Negotiation

Strong UNCITRAL Study Cited by United Nations

My colleague, Professor S.I. Strong, recently conducted a large-scale empirical study on the use and perception of international commercial mediation and conciliation that appears to be the first of its kind. The information was gathered to assist the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) as it considers a proposal from the Government of … Continue reading Strong UNCITRAL Study Cited by United Nations