In a recent blog, I mentioned that I attended a seminar presented by Professor Blondell discussing ethical fading in mediation. At one point, she mentioned the SINS scale which I had not heard about.
Dispute Resolution leader Kenneth Cloke discusses how we can discuss politics to bring about change instead of division.
The shutdown over a wall on the southern border shows how the political parties have ignored and violated several tenets of bargaining essential to reach an agreement.
ADR is growing, with more than 300 providers doing business in China and arbitration being regularly used.
New interview with Nina Meierding by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Place of Mediation" video series.
How many times have you left a conversation with a loved one feeling frustrated; like they didn’t listen to a single thing you said?
The existence of duality is not only natural, but could be converted to an asset.
"If you want to make peace with your enemy then work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner." ~ Nelson Mandela
You have met them if you have been mediating for any length of time: High Conflict People.
You hope to never negotiate or engage a subject with anti-social personality disorder but if you do, you better know about their common traits and symptoms.
I thought that teaching the Kavanaugh hearings in a careful and respectful manner a few weeks ago would be the biggest teaching challenge of the semester. I was wrong.
Emotional due process. What is that, exactly?
I travel all the time for my job--and part of the traveling experience is vulnerability.
It does seem, as we move comfortably into the 21st century, that the earth and the inhabitants within are in constant process of adaption.
It’s not often that an excellent court simply misconstrues — or worse ignores — relevant state statutes and superseding federal law.
Over the past year, we have witnessed growing evidence of the massive failures of our legal system to deal properly with a rampant system in which powerful men sexually dominate others, especially women.
In a recent article, Kim Taylor, senior vice president and chief legal and operating officer at JAMS, discusses the importance of inclusion and diversity as it relates to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and specifically arbitration.
It is currently common to use expressions such as "polarization" or "crack" to describe the attitudes with which the inhabitants, politicians and governments in different countries raise or debate their problems.
What do garden snails, lizards and humans all have in common?
There has been upsurge literature on third party intervention in recent years, and still a significant gap in the field of mediation.
Follow, if you will, the mediation of a sexual harassment claim to learn the basic principles of mediation.
This article looks at mandatory pre-institution commercial mediation in India and asks is this a premature step in the right direction?
In the past few decades, California has led a national shift in paradigms for family conflict resolution that has freed trial courts to do what they do best—ensure due process of law and serve as the court of last resort.
Es articulo es un Descripcion de objetivos e identificacion de la institucion.
This article covers Restoring Community Day held in 2017, including plans for the upcoming Community Day to be held in October 2018.