Millbank Millennium Pier is a pier on the west bank of the River Thames, in London, United Kingdom. It is served by boats operating under licence from London River Services and is situated between Lambeth Bridge and Vauxhall Bridge on Millbank, it is accessed from a point adjacent to the Tate Britain art gallery. The pier is served by the Tate-to-Tate river bus service and that links the Tate Britain with the Tate Modern Gallery via a Thames boat service. Millbank Millennium Pier was opened on 22 May 2003 by London Mayor Ken Livingstone, its creation was funded by the Millennium Commission as part of the Thames 2000 project, it was the fifth and last of the new central London piers built with funding from the Millennium Commission. The project was part of an integrated transport and regeneration strategy for the Thames led by London's Cross-River Partnership; the Millbank Millennium Pier was designed by Marks Barfield Architects with engineering and project management provided by Beckett Rankine.
The lighting design'Flash Tidal' was created by artist Angela Bulloch. The pier is notable for its constructivist steel structure; the main contractor was Mowlem with the steel fabrication by K&N Welding and electrical work by Philipsons. The pier has been awarded a number of prizes for its distinctive design, including a RIBA award, a Commendation by the ICE Merit Award judges, a 2004 D&AD Yellow Pencil Award
The 2002 Dubai Tennis Championships and Dubai Duty Free Women's Open were tennis tournaments played on outdoor hard courts at the Aviation Club Tennis Centre in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates that were part of the International Series Gold of the 2002 ATP Tour and of Tier II of the 2002 WTA Tour. The men's tournament was held from February 25 through March 3, 2002 while the women's tournament was held from February 18 through February 23, 2002. Fabrice Santoro and Amélie Mauresmo won the singles titles. Fabrice Santoro defeated Younes El Aynaoui 6–4, 3–6, 6–3 It was Santoro's 1st title of the year and the 12th of his career. Amélie Mauresmo defeated Sandrine Testud 6–4, 7–6 It was Mauresmo's 1st title of the year and the 8th of her career. Mark Knowles / Daniel Nestor defeated Joshua Eagle / Sandon Stolle 3–6, 6–3, It was Knowles' 2nd title of the year and the 19th of his career, it was the 22nd of his career. Barbara Rittner / María Vento-Kabchi defeated Sandrine Testud / Roberta Vinci 6–3, 6–2 It was Rittner's only title of the year and the 5th of her career.
It was the 1st of her career. Official Website ATP Tournament Profile WTA Tournament Profile
Edward F. Sherman served as the 20th dean and is the W. R. Irby Chair in Law at the Tulane University Law School, he teaches Alternative Dispute Resolution. He was the Moise F. Steeg, Jr. Professor of Law at Tulane, he has taught at several other schools, including the University of Texas, Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School, the University of London. Through the United States Agency for International Development he helped Vietnam write a new code of civil procedure. In 1970, he was a founding board member of the Lawyers Military Defense Committee, which provided free-of-charge civilian counsel to U. S. military members in Vietnam and West Germany. Sherman has five degrees, he earned is BA from Georgetown University, two MA degrees from the University of Texas at El Paso, both an LLB and SJD from Harvard University. Clients should attend ADR proceedings. There should be an exception to the mediator-confidentiality privilege when a court needs to obtain information relevant to determining compliance with a court order to participate in ADR in good faith.
2004 winner of the ABA Robert B. McKay Award for the law professor who had contributed most to the advancement of justice and the legal profession. Sherman has contributed chapters to 20 more, he has authored over 50 articles, including two in the Yale Law Journal. Some of his more know contributions are listed below. Processes of Dispute Resolution: The Role of Lawyers. Civil Procedure: A Modern Approach. Complex Litigation: Cases and Materials on Advanced Civil Procedure. Texas ADR & Aribration: Statutes and Commentary. ADR and Civil Procedure. Cases and Materials on Military Law: The Scope of Military Authority in a Democracy. "The MDL Model for Resolving Complex Litigation If a Class Action Is Not Possible," 82 TUL. L. REV. ___. “Consumer Class Actions: Decline and Fall?,” ABA JOURNAL 51. “Evolving Military Justice,” 67 Journal of Military History 999. The Evolution of American Civil Trial Process Towards Greater Congruence with Continental Trial Practice, 7 TUL. J. INT'L & COMP. L. 125. Introduction: A Tribute to Professor Athanassios Yiannopoulos, 73 TUL. L. REV.
1017. From “Loser Pays” to Modified Offer of Judgment Rules: Reconciling Incentives to Settle with Access to Justice, 76 TEX. L. REV. 1863. "Good Faith" Participation in Mediation: Aspirational, Not Mandatory, 4 DISP. RES. MAG. 14. Confidentiality in ADR Proceedings: Policy Issues Arising from the Texas Experience, 38 S. TEX. L. REV. 541. A Process Model and Agenda for Civil Justice Reforms in the States, 46 STAN. L. REV. 1553. Managing Complex Litigation: Procedures and Strategies for Lawyers and Courts, 57 TEX. B. J. 149. Court-Mandated Alternative Dispute Resolution: What Form of Participation Should Be Required?, 46 S. M. U. L. REV. 2079. The Immigration Laws and the “Right to Hear” Protected by Academic Freedom, 66 TEX. L. REV. 1547. Restructuring the Trial Process in the Age of Complex Litigation, 63 TEX. L. REV. 721. Traditional and Developing Concepts of Governmental Liability, INST. ON PUBLIC LAW LIABILITY OF PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES; the Development and Use of Computer Support Systems in Achieving Efficiency in Litigation, 79 COLUM.
L. REV. 267. A Special Kind of Justice, 84 YALE L. J. 373. Military Justice Without Military Control, 82 YALE L. J. 1398. Congressional Proposals for Reform of Military Law, 10 AM. CRIM. L. REV. 25. The Right to Representation by Out-of-State Attorneys in Civil Rights Cases, 4 HARV. C. R.-C. L. L. REV. 65. The Use of Public Opinion Polls in Continuance and Venue Hearings, 50 A. B. A. J. 357. Tulane University Law School Faculty profile at the Tulane University Law School