C-DRUM 20th Anniversary

Celebrating 20 Years of Impact 

The Center for Dispute Resolution at Maryland Carey Law (C-DRUM) is celebrating its 20th anniversary! As we reflect on our extraordinary growth over the past two decades, we are proud of our peer ranking among the nation’s top law school dispute resolution programs. We have a world-class ADR team and an innovative curriculum that allows students to connect theory to real community practice to change lives and reform systems. We invite you to join us at one of the many exciting special events we have planned this year.

September 9, 2022: Alumni Weekend
If you were part of the Mediation Clinic, ADR Team, or Dispute Resolution Track, or just a fan of dispute resolution, please come back to reconnect and celebrate. At this event you will hear updates about our dispute resolution program, learn about upcoming celebration events, and network with fellow alumni, faculty, staff, and students.

September 28 & 29, 2022: Restorative Justice and Reform with Dr. John Braithwaite
Join us for two conversations with internationally renowned restorative justice theorist John Braithwaite about restorative justice and its potential for reform in criminal law, education, and communities.

  • Restorative Justice and Transforming the Criminal Legal System: A Conversation with John Braithwaite
    September 28, 5:30 pm
    Law School Ceremonial Courtroom followed by a reception
    Co-sponsored by the MSBA ADR Section

  • Daniel Thursz Social Justice Lecture: Restorative Approaches in Policy, Programs, and Practice
    September 29, 5:00 pm
    UMB School of Social Work (C-DRUM is co-sponsoring and featured on the panel)

March 2, 2023: Star Wars and Conflict Resolution
Whether you are a Star Wars fan or want to enhance your negotiation and conflict resolution skills, join us for this fun, enlightening panel of authors from the forthcoming book Star Wars and Conflict Resolution. Co-sponsored by the MSBA ADR Section.

April 1, 2023: Alumni Weekend
Join us for coffee and conversation as we reconnect during the alumni weekend. Register.