Category: Standards

Universities are Underinvesting in Efforts to Improve the Quality of Teaching author.

Universities are Underinvesting in Efforts to Improve the Quality of Teaching

Consensus Building Approach by Larry SusskindMy friend and colleagues, Michael O’Hare (a Professor at UC-Berkeley), points out in a recent...

By Larry Susskind
How Does Your Mediator Add Value? author.

How Does Your Mediator Add Value?

Morrow Mediation Blog by Bernard MorrowMost of us don’t go to the symphony to watch the conductor or to a sporting...

By Bernard Morrow
California Mediation Confidentiality Will End, Unless… author.

California Mediation Confidentiality Will End, Unless…

Copyright Ron Kelly 2017, Permission granted to republish. Mediation confidentiality in California will end on January 1, 2019...unless YOU take...

By Ron Kelly - Arbitrator, Mediator, Trainer
Model Standards of Mediator Conduct: Time for Revision? author.

Model Standards of Mediator Conduct: Time for Revision?

IndisputablyFOIs Erin Archerd (Detroit Mercy Law) & Kristen Blankley (Nebraska College of Law) sent me the following for posting, which...

By Sarah Cole
Ethical Principles for Online Dispute Resolution: A GPS Device for the Field author.

Ethical Principles for Online Dispute Resolution: A GPS Device for the Field

Reprinted with permission from Eleven Publishing, the publisher of the International Journal of Online Dispute Resolution. The article was published...

By Leah Wing
Ironically, Bush and Folger are Evaluative author.

Ironically, Bush and Folger are Evaluative

A) Introduction This article rebuts “Reclaiming Mediation’s Future: Getting Over the Intoxication of Expertise, Re-Focusing on Party Self-Determination,” written by...

By Sam Imperati, J.D.
Convincing Violent Groups to be Non-Violent – Video author.

Convincing Violent Groups to be Non-Violent – Video

John Paul Lederach describes discussing alternatives to violent conflict with groups who felt powerless and that violence was their only...

By John Paul Lederach
Second Edition of the Electronic Guide to Federal Procurement Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) author.

Second Edition of the Electronic Guide to Federal Procurement Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

From The Interagency Alternative Dispute Resolution Working Group.  Welcome to the Second Edition of the Electronic Guide to Federal Procurement...

By Mediate.com Staff
Mediation Study Bolsters Transformative Claims author.

Mediation Study Bolsters Transformative Claims

Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation by Dan SimonThe Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts has completed a significant...

By Dan Simon

Officers Join the Peace Party

From the Peace Party BlogKansas City, Missouri School District Safety Officers Join the Peace PartyJuly and August, 2015 brought 60 Safety...

By Marcia Greig
The UNCITRAL Convention on Enforceability of Settlement Agreements Resulting from International Commercial Mediation author.

The UNCITRAL Convention on Enforceability of Settlement Agreements Resulting from International Commercial Mediation

The UNCITRAL Convention on Enforceability of Settlement Agreements Resulting from International Commercial Mediation INTRODUCTION At its forty-seventh session (New York,...

By Gracious Timothy
Why Mediation Would Benefit In The Adrian Peterson Saga author.

Why Mediation Would Benefit In The Adrian Peterson Saga

If you have been following the current saga between Adrian Peterson, The Minnesota Vikings, and the NFL, then you already...

By Renita Spotser
Bush and Folger on Reclaiming Mediation’s Future author.

Bush and Folger on Reclaiming Mediation’s Future

Two transformative mediators continue the conversation. . . Richard “Dusty” Rhoades is a mediator, facilitator and trainer with the Community...

By Dan Simon, Dusty and Vicky Rhoades
Bringing Court ADR Programs into the Courtroom author.

Bringing Court ADR Programs into the Courtroom

Just Court ADR by Susan M. Yates,Jennifer Shack, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, and Jessica Glowinski.As the RSI foreclosure mediation team continues...

By Kimberly Ackmann
Do We Need a New York Convention for Mediation/Conciliation? author.

Do We Need a New York Convention for Mediation/Conciliation?

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleThe 1958 United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New...

By Lorraine Brennan
Four Things You May Not Know About Conflict Even Though You Are Already A Conflict Expert–Book Excerpt author.

Four Things You May Not Know About Conflict Even Though You Are Already A Conflict Expert–Book Excerpt

We are living in an era of incredible, unprecedented change. Global competition, evolving gender roles, technological advances, and heightened security...

By Elinor Robin
How Do We Create Better Inventives? author.

How Do We Create Better Inventives?

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly Hayes. This post by Merril Hirsh, James M. Rhodes, and Karl...

By Karl Bayer
Mediations Are Supposed To Be Confidential… But Are They Really? author.

Mediations Are Supposed To Be Confidential… But Are They Really?

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackEither as a participant in a mediation or as the mediator, we have all...

By Phyllis Pollack
Najar on Dispute Management 2.0 author.

Najar on Dispute Management 2.0

Business Conflict Blog by Peter Phillips Jean-Claude Najar has labored in the fields for General Electric in such onerous assignments...

By F. Peter Phillips
The Californication of Mediation author.

The Californication of Mediation

Kluwer Mediation Blog This post is unlikely to win me friends on America’s West Coast and it may even see...

By Geoff Sharp
Mediator Ethics and Professionalism: A Recipe for Success author.

Mediator Ethics and Professionalism: A Recipe for Success

Several years ago in Houston, I attended an interesting presentation on agreement writing and other mediation issues for advocates. The...

By Josefina Rendon
Behind Mediation’s Smoke and Mirrors author.

Behind Mediation’s Smoke and Mirrors

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.The secrets most mediators won’t tell you Positive mediation outcomes are fairly...

By Katherine Graham
Arbitration Trends in 2014 author.

Arbitration Trends in 2014

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesA survey recently conducted by Today’s General Counsel asked in-house attorneys...

By Beth Graham
Occupy Central: Resolving the Current Impasse author.

Occupy Central: Resolving the Current Impasse

A. Background Occupy Central (“OC”) has been promoted as a peaceful civil disobedience movement in Hong Kong where the leaders...

By Jody Sin
Just Don’t Ask and Get Good Karma??!! author.

Just Don’t Ask and Get Good Karma??!!

ADR Prof Blog by Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole,Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross and Cynthia Alkon.As many are probably aware,...

By Cynthia Alkon
Losing author.

Losing

So last night the Dodgers dropped the final game of the NL division series to the Cardinals, who have now...

By Joe Markowitz
Models for Use of Mediation in e-Discovery author.

Models for Use of Mediation in e-Discovery

This article was originally published by the Tennessee Journal of Law & Policy.Many commentators and courts suggest that cooperative approaches...

By Steven Bennett
The ADR Provisions of EU Privacy Laws author.

The ADR Provisions of EU Privacy Laws

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleCompanies doing business globally have a variety of complex issues to deal with, not the...

By Kim Taylor
Great Workplaces author.

Great Workplaces

Fortune magazine publishes an annual list of great places to work, and this year, as in many others, Goldman Sachs...

By Maria Simpson
What’s a ‘Successful’ Mediation? author.

What’s a ‘Successful’ Mediation?

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.Mediation is commonly measured in terms of settlement rate (i.e. did the...

By Katherine Graham

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