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Liveblogging #ODR2016: Afternoon sessions on innovating justice

I'm here at the #ODR2016 conference at the Peace Palace in The Hague. ODR2016 is the annual meeting of the Online Dispute Resolution Forum, an international assembly of lawyers, mediators, technologists, and others who care about technology and dispute resolution. It is cohosted by the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, where I am a fellow.

This liveblog represents a best-efforts account, not a direct transcript, of the lecture, presentation, and/or panel.


After lunch, we have three speakers lined up for afternoon sessions:

Liveblogging #ODR2016: Reconfiguring legal representation to provide justice for detained asylees

I'm here at the #ODR2016 conference at the Peace Palace in The Hague. ODR2016 is the annual meeting of the Online Dispute Resolution Forum, an international assembly of lawyers, mediators, technologists, and others who care about technology and dispute resolution. It is cohosted by the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, where I am a fellow.

This liveblog represents a best-efforts account, not a direct transcript, of the lecture, presentation, and/or panel.


As part of the #ODR2016 conference I attended a working group meeting on asylum cases hosted by Vikki Rogers, Director of Institute of International Commercial Law Pace Law School. Her talk/slides: "Mining the Process: The Case of Asylum-Seekers from the Northern Triangle into the United States Using Technology to Promote the Rule of Law in Asylum Cases."

Liveblogging #ODR2016: Present Practices and Future Directions for ODR

I'm here at the #ODR2016 conference at the Peace Palace in The Hague. ODR2016 is the annual meeting of the Online Dispute Resolution Forum, an international assembly of lawyers, mediators, technologists, and others who care about technology and dispute resolution. It is cohosted by the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, where I am a fellow.

This liveblog represents a best-efforts account, not a direct transcript, of the lecture, presentation, and/or panel.

My liveblogging begins with day 2 of the ODR conference (I missed day 1 due to various travel delays). The morning begins with a series of remarks from some of the key organizers of the conference:

Liveblogging #ODR2015: Conceptualizing Process Re-Design. What’s Involved?


I'm here at the #ODR2015 conference at Pace Law School. ODR2015 is the annual meeting of the Online Dispute Resolution Forum, an international assembly of lawyers, mediators, technologists, and others who care about technology and dispute resolution. It is cohosted by the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, where I am a fellow.


This liveblog represents a best-efforts account, not a direct transcript, of the lecture, presentation, and/or panel.

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The final panel of the day (and of my time at this year's ODR conference, since I have to return to MIT tonight for commencement tomorrow) is an interactive discussion & workshop entitled "Conceptualizing Process Re-Design. What’s Involved?" The panelists include:

Liveblogging #ODR2015: Re-designing Processes for the Future


I'm here at the #ODR2015 conference at Pace Law School. ODR2015 is the annual meeting of the Online Dispute Resolution Forum, an international assembly of lawyers, mediators, technologists, and others who care about technology and dispute resolution. It is cohosted by the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, where I am a fellow.


This liveblog represents a best-efforts account, not a direct transcript, of the lecture, presentation, and/or panel.

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The keynote address (edit: slides) at ODR2015 is delivered by my colleage (and friend) Colin Rule, cofounder and COO of Modria and former head of dispute resolution at eBay/PayPal. Modria spun out of eBay a few years ago with the goal of integrating eBay/PayPal style dispute resolution into any system or service, from peer-economy companies to courts and municipalities.

Liveblogging #ODR2015: What does it mean to Incorporate ODR into Court Practice and Procedure: A Comparative Approach


I'm here at the #ODR2015 conference at Pace Law School. ODR2015 is the annual meeting of the Online Dispute Resolution Forum, an international assembly of lawyers, mediators, technologists, and others who care about technology and dispute resolution. It is cohosted by the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, where I am a fellow.


This liveblog represents a best-efforts account, not a direct transcript, of the lecture, presentation, and/or panel.

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The second session at ODR2015 is a panel titles "What does it mean to Incorporate ODR into Court Practice and Procedure: A Comparative Approach." It's moderated by Dan Weitz, Statewide Alternative Dispute Resolution Coordinator, New York Office of Court Administration. Panel participants include:

Liveblogging #ODR2015: Considering ODR in the Dispute Resolution Paradigm and Its Impact on Lawyers


I'm here at the #ODR2015 conference at Pace Law School. ODR2015 is the annual meeting of the Online Dispute Resolution Forum, an international assembly of lawyers, mediators, technologists, and others who care about technology and dispute resolution. It is cohosted by the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, where I am a fellow.

This liveblog represents a best-efforts account, not a direct transcript, of the lecture, presentation, and/or panel.

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The opening lecture of ODR2015 is delivered by Richard Susskind, an independent author, speaker, and adviser to law firms, in-house legal departments, judiciaries, and governments around the world. He is President of the Society for Computers and Law, IT Adviser to the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, Chair of the Advisory Board of the Oxford Internet Institute, and Chair of the ODR Advisory Group of the Civil Justice Council.

Liveblogging #ODR2014: ICT and Environmental/Multiparty Disputes

I’m here at the ODR2014 conference. ODR2014 is the annual meeting of the Online Dispute Resolution Forum, an international assembly of lawyers, mediators, technologists, and others who care about technology and dispute resolution.

The livestream is here. What follows is a best efforts summary of the session. 


Colin introduces Jason Gershowitz, Senior Collaborative Technology Associate at the strategic communications and collaboration firm Kearns & West (and former wilderness camp counselor), and Scott Fulton, Former General Counsel of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, who are here to talk about ODR and the environment.

Scott starts by saying he's not tech guy, he's an environmental lawyer, but he's been peripherally affiliated with various ODR folks for many years and he's happy to contribute the conference. He offers to provide some context on the possibilities of ODR in environmental disputes.

Liveblogging #ODR2014: International Developments in ODR

I’m here at the ODR2014 conference. ODR2014 is the annual meeting of the Online Dispute Resolution Forum, an international assembly of lawyers, mediators, technologists, and others who care about technology and dispute resolution.

The livestream is here. What follows is a best-efforts summary of the session. 


The first panel on day three of ODR2014 has an internationalist perspective, moderated by Amy Schmitz, a Professor at the University of Colorado Law School. She introduces Julia Salasky, an associate legal officer at the United Nations. She works with UNCITRAL, a core legal body of the UN that formulates and regulates international trade.

Liveblogging #ODR2014: ODR and Reputation Systems

I’m here at the #ODR2014 conference. ODR2014 is the annual meeting of the Online Dispute Resolution Forum, an international assembly of lawyers, mediators, technologists, and others who care about technology and dispute resolution.

The livestream is here. What follows is a best-efforts summary of the indicated session.


Next up is Eric Goldman, a Professor of Law at Santa Clara University School of Law and director of the school’s High Tech Law Institute.

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