ABA Ethics Competition 2013
Coordinated by Kristen Blankley
The Ethics Committee of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, in conjunction with the 2013 ABA Mediation Week, developed an Ethical Dilemma for Cyberweek 2013 concerning a mediation that is conducted online. Students, let the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution’s Ethics Committee know your thoughts. The contest is limited to Students 18 years of age or older. Each participant is asked to submit an online analysis of the mediator’s performance, in 750 words or less, to Cyberweek Ethical Dilemma during Cyberweek, November 4 to November 8, 2013. Each submission will be read by two members of the Ethics Committee, scored, and the winning submission will receive $100.00 and will be published in an upcoming issue of the Section’s Just Resolutions eNewsletter. Read the full contest rules [Here]. Each participant will receive a certificate of participation upon submission of their analysis. Read the full hypothetical [Here].
Please click on the Ethical Dilemma link to participate:
Kristen M. Blankley is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska College of Law, where she teaches on a wide variety of alternative dispute resolution topics, including negotiation, mediation, and arbitration. Ms. Blankley also an active scholar in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution, publishing on arbitration, mediation, and ethics in alternative dispute resolution issues. She has written on topics including class action arbitrations, judicial review of arbitration awards, mediation ethics, and mediation confidentiality.