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John Garman

John Garman

Lecturer in Law

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Telephone: (213) 740-2547
Direct Line: 310-796-7958
Fax: (310) 545-7958
699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

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Last Updated: November 8, 2017




John Garman’s background and experience is in the areas of International Commercial Transactions and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). He is an arbitrator/neutral and has conducted educational programs in Europe and the U.S., addressing issues concerning diversity, ADR and the international practice of law. Garman currently teaches as a lecturer at the USC Gould School of Law and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Boyd Law School, teaching International Arbitration Competition, International Negotiation/Mediation and International Commercial Arbitration.
 
Garman is a Fellow with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has recently been elected to a second term as Chair of the North American Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is a member of the California State Bar Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution and is a Neutral on the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA). He is also a Neutral on the American Arbitration Association Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Panel and is a certified mediator with the International Mediation Institute. He is also on the Attorney Settlement Officer Panel of the United States District Court, Central District of California and a Neutral with the California Court of Appeals, Second Appellate District.
 
Garman previously served on the Executive Committee of the International Law section of the California Bar and the International Bar Association Task Force to study and evaluate the text of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Conciliation. He is “Of Counsel” to Hasch & Partners, an Austrian law firm and has offices in Vienna, Austria, and Manhattan Beach, CA. Garman is admitted in California, the District of Columbia and as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

The Tribune
December 6, 2018
Re: Elyn Saks

Elyn Saks was quoted in an article exploring the economic and social costs that occur due to the mistreatment of persons suffering from mental illness. "Thirty years ago, I was given a diagnosis of Schizophrenia," she said. "My prognosis was ‘grave’: I would never live independently, hold a job, find a loving partner, or get married. My home would be a board-and-care facility, my days spent watching TV in a day room with other people debilitated by mental illness.” The author of the article went on to discuss the ways that people dealing with mental health issues should be cared for, arguing that they "have the right to live with dignity just as anyone with diabetes or hypertension or heart disease. Mental illness, after all, is an illness like any other."

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Sam Erman
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Gregory Keating
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"Principles of Risk Imposition and the Priority of Avoiding Harm," Revus [Online] (2018).

Jody David Armour
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"Where Bias Lives in the Criminal Law and its Processes: How Judges and Jurors Socially Construct Black Criminals," American Journal of Criminal Law 45 (2018): 203.