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Book Review of Mediation and Popular Culture by Jennifer L Schulz, (2020) author.

Book Review of Mediation and Popular Culture by Jennifer L Schulz, (2020)

What a fun, dense and important read about mediation! We are deceived at first by the slimness of Dr. Schulz’...

By Jennifer Schulz, Patricia Bragg
ADR is Not a Household Term author.

ADR is Not a Household Term

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesKristen Blankley, Professor of Law at the University of Nebraska College of...

By Beth Graham
Mediation in the Field of Business and Human Rights author.

Mediation in the Field of Business and Human Rights

In this article, I describe the mediation of a human rights dispute alleging abusive work conditions and labor practices in...

By Elise Groulx
Stress, Depression, and Heart Attacks: What Poor Management Does to Employee Health author.

Stress, Depression, and Heart Attacks: What Poor Management Does to Employee Health

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.We know a toxic culture in the workplace is bad for morale,...

By Katherine Graham
Race and Caste, Gender and Patriarchy, Wealth and Class: Mediating the Systems, Structures, and Sources of Prejudice author.

Race and Caste, Gender and Patriarchy, Wealth and Class: Mediating the Systems, Structures, and Sources of Prejudice

“The function, the very serious function of racism, . . . is distraction. It keeps you from doing your work. It keeps you...

By Kenneth Cloke
A Mediator’s Guide to Claims Reserves in the Insurance Industry author.

A Mediator’s Guide to Claims Reserves in the Insurance Industry

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleMediators may encounter a reluctance to settle by one or both parties during the course...

By David Brown
“A Community for All” author.

“A Community for All”

IndisputablyYou may have seen this recent New York Times story about the failure of Marathon County, Wisconsin, to declare itself “A Community...

By Jen Reynolds
Reaching the Finish Line: Using a Neutral Facilitator Can Help Lead the Path to Resolution author.

Reaching the Finish Line: Using a Neutral Facilitator Can Help Lead the Path to Resolution

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleIn my 25 years of running marathons, I have learned a few critical lessons: Don’t...

By Deirdre McCarthy Gallagher
Virtual Hearings and Mediations Are Here to Stay author.

Virtual Hearings and Mediations Are Here to Stay

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleAs the COVID-19 pandemic recedes, every aspect of our pre-pandemic ways of work is under...

By Patrick Mahoney
The Power of Story to Shift Conflict author.

The Power of Story to Shift Conflict

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalThe universe is made of stories, not of atoms. — Muriel Rukeyser Understanding your story...

By Lorraine Segal
New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference author.

New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference

This article summarizes the Young Minds, Global Voices Conference. This conference was sponsored by mediate.com in May 2021 in an effort...

By Amee Dharamshi, Benjamin Lutz, Clare Fowler, Gwendolyn Myers, Ilan David Bass, Jay Patrick Santiago, Jonathan Rodrigues, Lydia Ray, Maria Apostolidou, Melanie Koch, Nisshant Laroia, Olivia Chisom Osuala, Salman Shaheen, Sumhiya  Sallay
Mediation and Access to Justice for All: The Case of Unrepresented Parties author.

Mediation and Access to Justice for All: The Case of Unrepresented Parties

Legal systems round the globe are grounded in the rule of law and in theory, justice is available readily and...

By Bongkiyi John Paul
20 Ways to Improve UNFCCC Meetings and Climate Change Negotiations author.

20 Ways to Improve UNFCCC Meetings and Climate Change Negotiations

In preparation for the next international meeting on climate change in Glasgow in November 2021, it is important to begin...

By Kenneth Cloke
ADR Principles and Clergy-Congregation Relations author.

ADR Principles and Clergy-Congregation Relations

It is likely that a large majority of clergy who serve congregations are hired, re-hired or terminated by the vote...

By Martin Rosenfeld
Announcing the Launch of the New and Improved Arbitrate.com author.

Announcing the Launch of the New and Improved Arbitrate.com

Introducing the New Arbitrate.com! After many months of work, we are very proud to announce the launch of the new Arbitrate.com, sporting...

By Amy Schmitz, Colin Rule
After Lockdown, Businesses will Need to be More Human Than Ever author.

After Lockdown, Businesses will Need to be More Human Than Ever

Working remotely during the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for organizations to demonstrate their emotional qualities, says Arran Heal...

By Arran Heal
FINRA DRS Postpones In-Person Hearings through April. Are Virtual Hearings Driving Down Customer Recoveries? These Researchers Say “Yes” author.

FINRA DRS Postpones In-Person Hearings through April. Are Virtual Hearings Driving Down Customer Recoveries? These Researchers Say “Yes”

This article first appeared on the Securities Arbitration Alert ('SAA') blog, here. FINRA’s Office of Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) has...

By George Friedman
Mediating and Resolving COVID-19 Related Contract and Commercial Lease Disputes author.

Mediating and Resolving COVID-19 Related Contract and Commercial Lease Disputes

Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic and a series of government shutdown orders have negatively impacted many contracts and commercial leases, either...

By Frank Burke
H.E.R.E are the Steps You Need to Take to Have a Transformational, Conflict-Positive Conversation author.

H.E.R.E are the Steps You Need to Take to Have a Transformational, Conflict-Positive Conversation

By the time Lee visited HR to request a mediation, he was frustrated and mad. Despite many “feedback” meetings with...

By Dawn Bedlivy, Kim Faircloth
Collaboration is the Future author.

Collaboration is the Future

Lawyers love conflict. They thrive on it. If anyone can coexist with conflict, it’s a lawyer. At least that’s how...

By Larry Bridgesmith
How To Screw Up a Mediation in our Brave New World author.

How To Screw Up a Mediation in our Brave New World

FUBAR Zoom Mediation:* A Field Guide for Mediators * “Fouled” Up Beyond All Recognition Almost all cases that are not...

By Christopher Nolland
Resolving Legal Battles, One Text Message at a Time author.

Resolving Legal Battles, One Text Message at a Time

The Franklin County Municipal Court (FCMC), located in Columbus, Ohio offers online, text-message mediation.  This article highlights the data from...

By Jessica Kavinsky, Veronica Cravener
Start with “Hello” to Manage Conflict author.

Start with “Hello” to Manage Conflict

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalConflict management can start as simply saying “hello”. As well as coaching individuals who are...

By Lorraine Segal
LCAM/HSF Mediation In Arbitration Survey Initial Results author.

LCAM/HSF Mediation In Arbitration Survey Initial Results

This post first appeared on the Herbert Smith Freehills Arbitration Notes blog, here. The Mediation in Arbitration Survey is now...

By Chris Parker, Craig Tevendale, Rebecca Warder
The 2020 Elections, Mediation, and the Political Divide — What Next? author.

The 2020 Elections, Mediation, and the Political Divide — What Next?

“Our trust in the future has lost its innocence. We know now that anything can happen from one minute to...

By Kenneth Cloke
Should Employment Matters with Religious Connotations be Dealt with in Court or by Mediations? author.

Should Employment Matters with Religious Connotations be Dealt with in Court or by Mediations?

This article focuses on a specialized class of employment law and human rights issues where there an overlap exists between...

By Ariel Kirzner, Bruce Ally
Review: The Book of Real-World Negotiations author.

Review: The Book of Real-World Negotiations

Many of you may know Josh Weiss as the Co-Founder of the Global Negotiation Initiative at Harvard University and Senior...

By Colin Rule
Build the Toolbox author.

Build the Toolbox

Announcing a new project: Build the Toolbox. The purpose of this series will be to create a Toolbox of interactive...

By Clare Fowler
Top 10 Tips for Property Disputes author.

Top 10 Tips for Property Disputes

Conflict is inevitable in the best of times and the easiest of circumstances. Human beings interacting with other human beings...

By Sharon Woodhouse
Virtual Mediation; An Enhanced Process or an Ephemeral Solution? author.

Virtual Mediation; An Enhanced Process or an Ephemeral Solution?

I recently conducted a Webinar interview with Sriram Panchu, one of India's leading mediators, on his experience using "virtual" mediation...

By Bruce Edwards

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