CPR ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF ITS 32ND ANNUAL ACADEMIC AWARDS

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CPR ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF ITS 32ND ANNUAL ACADEMIC AWARDS
Awards recipients recognized for innovative scholarship in resolution, prevention and management of major disputes

New York, N.Y., March 3, 2014 – The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), a global non-profit organization focused on advancing dispute resolution practices and providing high quality dispute resolution solutions, presented its 32nd Annual Awards for Outstanding Scholarship in dispute resolution on Feb. 19, 2015, at a ceremony held at The Lodge at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, CA, at CPR’s Annual Meeting.

The CPR Institute’s Awards Program recognizes stellar scholarship in this field. Award criteria focuses on processes, techniques, systems, commitment and scholarship, which address the resolution, prevention or creative management of major disputes. This year, four individuals were awarded CPR Academic Awards for their outstanding work.

Outstanding Professional Articles
The Award for Outstanding Professional Article recognizes articles published by academics and other professionals that advance understanding in the field of ADR. This year, the award was granted to:

  • S.I. Strong, Contractual Waivers of Investment Arbitration: Wa(i)ve of the Future?, 29 ICSID Review-Foreign Investment Law Journal 690 (2014)
  • Michael Polkinghorne and Charles B. Rosenberg, The Role of the Tribunal Secretary in International Arbitration: A Call for a Uniform Standard, 8 Dispute Resolution International 2 (2014)
     

Joseph T. McLaughlin Original Student Article Award
The Joseph T. McLaughlin Student Article Award, endowed through the year 2021 in honor of Joseph T. McLaughlin – a former CPR Board member, long-time CPR supporter, and prolific advocate for effective conflict resolution practices as a practitioner, academic, writer and speaker – recognizes an article or paper written by a student that was focused on events or issues in the field of ADR. This year’s award was presented to:

  • Caley Turner, “Old White Male”: Increasing Gender Diversity in Arbitration Panels, Student paper from Pepperdine Law School (2014)


“Each year, we take great pleasure in reviewing, selecting and honoring exemplary scholarship that reflects the thoughtful dispute resolution ideals that CPR hopes to proliferate,” said Nixon Peabody Chairman Emeritus, Harry Trueheart, one of the 16 CPR Academic Awards Judges.

“It is very encouraging to see this level of forward-thinking and creativity in the area of arbitration, and we congratulate S.I. Strong, Michael Polkinghorne and Charles B. Rosenberg, and Caley Turner for their positive contributions to the field,” added CPR CEO & President, Noah Hanft.


About CPR:
CPR is the only independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to help global business and their lawyers resolve commercial disputes more cost effectively and efficiently. For over 30 years, the legal community has trusted CPR to deliver superior arbitrators and mediators and innovative practical solutions to business conflict. CPR’s membership comprises the leading thinkers and practitioners in dispute resolution, including executives and legal counsel from the world’s most successful companies and global law firms, government liaisons, retired judges, highly experienced neutrals, and leading academics. For more information, please visit www.cpradr.org.

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