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Katsh wins Book Award

The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) has awarded its annual Book Award (2013) to Online Dispute Resolution: Theory and Practice (The Hague:  Eleven International Publishing, 2012). The book was co-edited by Ethan Katsh, Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies at UMass Amherst and included a chapter from Leah Wing, Senior Lecrturer of Legal Studies in the Department of Political Science.

The International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR) is an independent nonprofit comprised of global corporations, law firms, scholars, and public institutions dedicated to the principles of commercial conflict prevention and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). The book award was presented at CPR's 30th Annual Awards for Outstanding Scholarship in ADR on January 17, 2012 at a ceremony held at the Lodge at Torrey Pines, La Jolla, California at CPR’s Annual Meeting.

Katsh co-edited the book with Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab and Daniel Rainey. Wing's chapter in the volume, "Online Dispute Resolution and the Development of Theory," was also co-authored with Rainey.

Katsh and Wing are Co-Directors of the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution.

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