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Seminar - Dispute Resolution of Mass Claims: Alternatives to Court

In a Seminar on 19 April S.I. Strong, Professor of Law, will discuss some of the methods that can be used to avoid a lengthy and expensive lawsuit.

About the Seminar

For many people, court is the first place they think of going when they’ve suffered a legal injury. But what do you do if your loss is so small that it’s not really worth your time and effort to file a lawsuit? What if you don’t really want money, but instead want something else?

This seminar aims to explore the various means that can be used to resolve collective legal injuries, including those that arise across national borders. The session includes interactive elements to demonstrate some of the various methods that can be used to address legal conflicts and to trigger discussion about the best ways to handle these issues.


About the Speaker

S.I. Strong is Associate Professor of Law at the University of Missouri School of Law, having previously taught jurisprudence and British constitutional, contract and tort law at the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. She is the NIAS Henry G. Schermers Fellow 2011/12.  


About NIAS Seminars

NIAS Seminars are organised by the Rector of the Institute. They are meant to appeal to interested parties from a wide range of backgrounds and are aimed to encourage closer contact within the Dutch academic world.

NIAS Seminars take place in the Lecture Room (NIAS, Meijboomlaan 1, Wassenaar, telephone 070-512 27 00). This Seminar starts at 11.00 hours and ends at 12.30. Everyone is welcome to attend the seminar and join the discussion. However, since changes in the programme may occur, please let us know if you wish to attend. For further information, contact Communication