Amy Schmitz

University of Missouri School of Law

Elwood L. Thomas Missouri Endowed Professor of Law

Missouri Avenue & Conley Avenue

Columbia, MO MO 65211

United States

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“  using block chain to address legal problems of identity; connecting ethics to action in online dispute resolution; exploring e-courts to expand access to justice; using online dispute resolution to empower ecommerce in emerging economies  ”

Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Untangling the Privacy Paradox in Arbitration

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 54, p. 1211, 2006, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-31
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Nov 2008
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
Downloads 536 (48,769)
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arbitration, privacy, confidentiality, transparency

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Access to Consumer Remedies in the Squeaky Wheel System

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 39, pp. 279-366, 2012, Colorado Law School Paper No. 12-04
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 19 Mar 2012
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
Downloads 305 (95,552)

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contracts, consumer protection, dispute resolution, ADR, empirical studies, behavioral economics, e-contracts, online contracts, form terms

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‘Drive-Thru’ Arbitration in the Digital Age: Empowering Consumers Through Regulated ODR

Baylor Law Review, Vol. 62, p. 178, 2010, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-18
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 16 Jun 2010
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
Downloads 278 (105,515)
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arbitration, contracts, consumer rights, consumer law, dispute resolution

Consumer Redress in the United States

THE TRANSFORMATION OF CONSUMER DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN THE EUROPEAN UNION: A RENEWED APPROACH TO CONSUMER PROTECTION, ___ (Oxford Univ. Press, 2016, Forthcoming), U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-16
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Nov 2015
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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Arbitration,ADR,ODR,Consumer Redress,Complaint Handling,Small Claims Key,contracts,consumer protection,dispute resolution,law and society,remedies,e-contracts,sales,consumer contracts,e-Commerce,ADR,ODR,online dispute resolution,international law,UNCITRAL,international dispute resolution

Consumer Redress in the United States

The New Regulatory Framework For Consumer Dispute Resolution, 325-350 (Oxford Univ. Press 2016), University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-10
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Mar 2017
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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Arbitration, ADR, ODR, Consumer Redress, Complaint Handling, Small ClaimsKey Words: contracts, consumer protection, dispute resolution, law and society, remedies, e-contracts, sales, consumer contracts, e-Commerce, ADR, ODR, online dispute resolution, international law, UNCITRAL, international disp

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Pizza-Box Contracts: True Tales of Consumer Contracting Culture

Wake Forest Law Review, pp. 863-901, 2010, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-10
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 May 2011
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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arbitration, confidentiality, dispute resolution, contracts, Federal Arbitration Act, ADR

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A Blueprint for Online Dispute Resolution System Design

Journal of Internet Law, Forthcoming, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-07
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Jan 2018
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
Downloads 154 (185,743)

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Consumers, ODR, Online Dispute Resolution, Dispute Resolution, Merchant, eCommerce, Payments, Systems, Design, Arbitration

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Secret Consumer Scores and Segmentations: Separating Consumer 'Haves' from 'Have-Nots'

Michigan State Law Review, p. 1411, 2014, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-6
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 13 Jun 2015
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
Downloads 153 (185,743)

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contracts, consumer protection, e-contracts, consumer contracts, Big Data, data privacy, data protection, FCRA, debt, Fair Credit Reporting Act, discrimination, consumer rights, consumer law, privacy, marketing

8.

Sex Matters: Considering Gender in Consumer Contracts

Cardozo Journal of Law & Gender, Vol. 19, pp. 437-509, 2013, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-5
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 16 May 2013
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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contracts, consumer protection, empirical studies, behavioral economics, law and society, gender, discrimination, contract theory, remedies, e-contracts, sales, debt, financial education, consumer contracts, financial literacy

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There's an 'App' for That: Developing Online Dispute Resolution to Empower Economic Development

Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Forthcoming, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-06
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Jan 2018
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
Downloads 133 (208,092)

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ODR, online dispute resolution, remedies, e-commerce, consumer, consumers, B2C, cross border, business-to-consumer

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Legislating in the Light: Considering Empirical Data in Crafting Arbitration Reforms

Harvard Negotiation Law Review, Vol. 15, No. 115, 2010, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-19
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 16 Jun 2010
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
Downloads 132 (209,348)
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arbitration, contracts, consumer rights, consumer law, dispute resolution

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American Exceptionalism in Consumer Arbitration

Loyola University Chicago International Law Review, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2013, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-7
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 May 2013
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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contracts, arbitration, international arbitration, European Union, comparative law, consumer protection, dispute resolution, ADR, ODR, online dispute resolution, e-contracts, international law, UNCITRAL, consumer contracts

12.

Remedy Realities in Business-to-Consumer Contracting

58 Arizona Law Review 213 (2016), University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-10
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Jun 2016
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
Downloads 124 (219,763)

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consumer, contracts, contracting, remedy, business, Braucher, B2C, online, dispute, ODR, remedies

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Curing Consumer Warranty Woes Through Regulated Arbitration

Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, Vol. 23, No. 627, 2007-2008, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-23
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Sep 2008
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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contract, consumer, dispute resolution, consumer law, commercial law, arbitration, statutory remedies, warranty remedies, Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, MMWA

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Consideration of 'Contracting Culture' in Enforcing Arbitration Provisions

St. John's Law Review, Vol. 81, pp. 123-172, 2007, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-25
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Sep 2008
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
Downloads 111 (238,318)
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contract, consumer, dispute resolution, consumer law, commercial law, arbitration, pre-dispute arbitration provisions, form arbitration provisions, Federal Arbitration Act, contracting culture, fairness

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Females on the Fringe: Considering Gender in Payday Lending Policy

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 89, Iss. 1, 2014, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-1
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Jan 2014
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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contracts, consumer protection, empirical studies, behavioral economics, law and society, gender, discrimination, contract theory, remedies, e-contracts, sales, debt, financial education, consumer contracts, financial literacy

16.

Ethical Considerations in Drafting and Enforcing Consumer Arbitration Clauses

South Texas Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 841, 2008, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-32
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Nov 2008
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
Downloads 103 (251,236)

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consumer arbitration, professional conduct, ethics

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Ending a Mud Bowl: Defining Arbitration's Finality Through Functional Analysis

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 37, pp. 123-204, 2002, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-41
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 09 Nov 2006
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
Downloads 100 (256,364)
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ADR, arbitration, dispute resolution, contracts, equity, mediation, contracts to bargain, negotiation, Federal Arbitration Act, Uniform Arbitration Act

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The New Handshake: Where We Are Now

International Journal of Online Dispute Resolution 2016 (3) 2, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-18
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Jun 2017
Amy Schmitz and Colin Rule
University of Missouri School of Law and Modria
Downloads 99 (258,079)

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consumers, consumer protection, online dispute resolution (ODR), remedies, e-commerce

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Embracing Unconscionability's Safety Net Function

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 73, 2006-2007, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Sep 2008
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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unconscionability, formalism, contractual unfairness, contract, consumer, dispute resolution, consumer law, commercial law, arbitration

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Confronting ADR Agreements' Contract/No-Contract Conundrum with Good Faith

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 56, p. 55, 2006, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Sep 2008
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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ADR, dispute resolution, contracts, good faith, mediation, contracts to bargain

21.

Dangers of Deference to Form Arbitration Provisions

Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 9, pp. 37-57, 2007, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-17
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Sep 2008
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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Contracts, Arbitration, Federal Arbitration Act, ADR, Procedure, Empirical Studies, Law and Society, Law and Culture

22.

Lessons Learned on Ebay

Amy J. Schmitz and Colin Rule, THE NEW HANDSHAKE: ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND THE FUTURE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION, Chapter 3, Lessons Learned on EBay, pp. 33 - 46 (American Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution 2017)(Prepublication Draft), University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-08
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Jan 2018
Amy Schmitz and Colin Rule
University of Missouri School of Law and Modria
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consumer, consumer protection, online dispute resolution, ODR, remedies, ecommerce, eBay, handshake

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Refreshing Contractual Analysis of ADR Agreements by Curing Bipolar Avoidance of Modern Common Law

Harvard Negotiation Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2004, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-26
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 21 Sep 2008
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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contract, consumer, dispute resolution, consumer law, commercial law, arbitration, Federal Arbitration Act, ADR agreement

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Introducing the 'New Handshake' to Expand Remedies and Revive Responsibility in ECommerce

26 University of St. Thomas Law Review 522-550 (2014), U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-7
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Jun 2015
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
Downloads 77 (301,672)

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contracts, consumer protection, arbitration, dispute resolution, behavioral economics, law and society, discrimination, contract theory, remedies, e-contracts, sales, consumer contracts, e-Commerce, ADR, ODR, online dispute resolution, international law, UNCITRAL, international dispute resolution

25.

Arbitration Ambush in a Policy Polemic

Penn State Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation, Vol. 3, p. 52, 2011, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-15
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Oct 2011
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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contracts, arbitration, dispute resolution, consumer law, e-contracts, online contracts, form terms, ADR, Federal Arbitration Act

26.

Assuming Silence in Arbitration

New Jersey Lawyer, p. 269, April 2011, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-09
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 May 2011
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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arbitration, confidentiality, dispute resolution, ADR, contracts, Federal Arbitration Act

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Regulation Rash? Questioning the AFA's Approach for Protecting Arbitration Fairness

Banking & Financial Services Pol'y Rep, Vol. 28, No. 10, pp. 16-35, 2009, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2010
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
Downloads 74 (308,658)

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Arbitration, Contracts, Consumer Rights, Consumer Law, Dispute Resolution

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Promoting the Promise - Manufactured Homes Provide for Affordable Housing

U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-40, Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, Vol. 13, No. 3, 2004
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Nov 2006
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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HUD, manufactured housing, affordable housing, consumer protection

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Nonconsensual Nonbinding = Nonsensical? Reconsidering Court-Connected Arbitration Programs

Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 10, pp. 587-625, 2009, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-01
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2013
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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arbitration, contracts, consumer rights, consumer law, dispute resolution

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Blockchain Can Empower Stateless Refugees

Law360 Perspectives, December 2, 2018, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-36
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Dec 2018
Amy Schmitz and Jeffrey M. Aresty
University of Missouri School of Law and Independent
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Blockchain, refugees, identify, stateless

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Mobile Home Mania? Protecting Procedurally Fair Arbitration in a Consumer Microcosm

Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2005, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-43
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 16 Nov 2006
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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arbitration, consumer protection, warranties, manufactured housing, dispute resolution

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Comments of Financial Regulation and Consumer Protection Scholars, and Former Regulators on CFPB's RFI Regarding Bureau Public Reporting Practices of Consumer Complaint Information (Docket No. CFPB-2018-0006)

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 403
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2018
Pamela Foohey, Angela K. Littwin and Amy Schmitz
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of Texas School of Law and University of Missouri School of Law
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, CFPB, consumer law, consumer protection, consumer complaints, consumer complaint database

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Building Bridges to Consumer Remedies in International eConflicts

Arkansas Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 4, p. 779, 2012, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-6
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Jan 2015
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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contracts, arbitration, international arbitration, European Union, comparative law, consumer protection, dispute resolution, ADR, ODR, online dispute resolution, e-contracts, international law, UNCITRAL, consumer contracts

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Ensuring Remedies to Cure Cramming

14 Cardozo J. of Conflict Resolution 877-97 (2013), U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-12
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Jul 2013
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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contracts, arbitration, consumer protection, dispute resolution, ADR, ODR, online dispute resolution, e-contracts, consumer contracts

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Building on OArb Attributes in Pursuit of Justice

in: Arbitration in the Digital Age: The Brave New World of Arbitration, edited by Maud Piers, Christian Aschauer, Karl-Franzens, © Cambridge University Press, January 2018, ISBN: 9781108417907 , University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-10
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2018
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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online, arbitration, dispute, business-to-consumer, B2C, F2F, face-to-face, OArb, access, justice, consumers, ODR, merchant, global

36.

Providing an Escape for Inner-City Children: Creating a Federal Remedy for Educational Ills of Poor Urban Schools

78 Minnesota Law Review 1639 (1994), University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-26
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law
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children, inner-city, schools, urban, children, remedy, impoverished, vocational, educational

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Building Trust in E-commerce Through Online Dispute Resolution

John A. Rothchild (ed.), Research Handbook on Electronic Commerce Law, Edward Elgar, 2016, Forthcoming, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-15
Posted: 01 Nov 2015
Amy Schmitz
University of Missouri School of Law

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contracts, consumer protection, arbitration, dispute resolution, behavioral economics, law and society, discrimination, contract theory, remedies, e-contracts, sales, consumer contracts, e-Commerce, ADR, ODR, online dispute resolution, international law, UNCITRAL, international dispute resolution