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Dispute Resolution Feb. 29 Features Kansas Law’s Christopher Drahozal

The Quinnipiac-Yale Dispute Resolution Workshop series continues Friday, Feb. 29, with a lecture by University of Kansas Law Professor Christopher Drahozal titled “Is There a Flight from Arbitration?” The lecture will be held in the Quinnipiac Law School Faculty Commons from noon to 2 p.m. Lunch will be served. Please respond by calling 203-582-5299.

Drahozal is the John M. Rounds Professor of Law at KU and an internationally known scholar whose writing focuses on the law and economics of dispute resolution, particularly arbitration. He is the author of multiple books and numerous articles on commercial arbitration.  His most recent book (with Chris Gibson), The Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal at 25, was published in 2007.

Prior to teaching, he practiced law in Washington, D.C., and served as a law clerk for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States Supreme Court, and the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague.

He holds a B.A. from Washington University and a J.D. from University of Iowa School of Law.

The Quinnipiac-Yale Dispute Resolution Workshop is a collaboration between the two law schools to host lectures by distinguished scholars and practitioners in the field of dispute resolution. Some of the talks are held at the Quinnipiac Law School Faculty Commons and some are held in the Yale Law School Faculty Lounge.  The talks are structured to allow time for questions and discussion. They are free and open to the public.  For more information, please call Jennifer Brown, 203-582-3246, or email

2007-2008 Schedule of Upcoming Speakers

February 29, 2008 
Christopher Drahozal, University of Kansas School of Law

Is There a Flight from Arbitration?
Quinnipiac Law School Faculty Commons
Noon – 2 p.m.
(Lunch will be served. RSVP 203-582-5299)

April 18, 2008 
Jennifer Robbennolt, University of Illinois College of Law
Good Lawyers Should be Good Psychologists: Insights for Interviewing and Counseling Clients
Quinnipiac Law School Faculty Commons
Noon – 2 p.m.
(Lunch will be served. RSVP 203-582-5299)