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The First International Competition For Online Dispute Resolution: Is This Big, Different And New?, Benjamin G. Davis, Franklin G. Snyder, Kay Elkins Elliott, Peter B. Manzo, Alan Gaitenby, David Allen Larson Aug 2002

The First International Competition For Online Dispute Resolution: Is This Big, Different And New?, Benjamin G. Davis, Franklin G. Snyder, Kay Elkins Elliott, Peter B. Manzo, Alan Gaitenby, David Allen Larson

Faculty Scholarship

In February of 2002, the International Competition for Online Dispute Resolution (ICODR) was held to address the issue of new uses of technology is dispute resolution. This article describes the competition with individual presentations from the perspectives of a problem drafter, a coach, a participant, the evaluators, and an organizer. In the conclusion, the author presents some observations on why this International Competition for Online Dispute Resolution is big, different, and new.


Fast, Cheap & Out Of Control: Lessons From The Icann Dispute Resolution Process, Elizabeth G. Thornburg Jan 2002

Fast, Cheap & Out Of Control: Lessons From The Icann Dispute Resolution Process, Elizabeth G. Thornburg

Faculty Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Some people have argued that the uniform dispute resolution process used by ICANN to resolve domain name disputes would be a good model for internet disputes generally. This article argues the opposite: the UDRP teaches sobering lessons about the consequences of privatized dispute resolution processes. The lessons include: the questionable legitimacy of privately-adopted substantive standards; the danger of unprincipled choice of law decisions to fill in the gaps in that private law; unreconciled splits among arbitrators as to the meaning of the standards; and a tendency to expand beyond the narrow jurisdictional limits of the policy. The UDRP also demonstrates ...


Icann's "Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy"- Causes And (Partial) Cures, A. Michael Froomkin Jan 2002

Icann's "Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy"- Causes And (Partial) Cures, A. Michael Froomkin

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