Arbitration Conversation No. 61: Former Chief Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court Justice Marsha Ternus

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews former Chief Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court Marsha Ternus. She was appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court in 1993 and the members of the court selected her as chief justice in 2006. She was the first woman to serve as chief justice of Iowa’s highest court. The discussion is about student conduct procedures and how they are similar to arbitration as well as how “ad hoc” arbitration differs from administered arbitration.

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Marsha Ternus

Background and Education. Marsha Ternus is a native of Iowa, growing up on a farm in northern Benton County. She received her bachelor’s degree with honors and high distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Iowa in 1972. She earned her law degree with honors, Order of the Coif,…

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Amy Schmitz

Professor Amy Schmitz is the John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hostetler Chair in Law at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. From 2016-2021 Professor Schmitz was the Elwood L. Thomas Missouri Endowed Professor of Law at the University of Missouri School of Law and the Center for Dispute Resolution.…

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