Community Mediation Articles
Can reformers and chief justices find common ground?
As more mediators practice via Zoom and experience Zoom fatigue, they are discovering something about themselves.
An example of how dispute resolution can help when the courts can’t.
In the US, and in different ways in countries around the world, we are now facing five, and perhaps six significant crises, each with its own distinct set of conflicts.
A survey of judges provides some insight on the mediation landscape in Wisconsin.
(8/29/20)NAFCM, D.G. Mawn
The National Association for Community Mediation discusses the importance of having a vulnerable vision, and standing up for it.
(8/24/20)Andrea Maia, Gregg Relyea
This article discusses the "Community Spread" of Mediation in a Post COVID-19 World.
(8/20/20)Christopher Garcia, Scott Rautio
This article looks at The Importance of the Relationship; What are the expectations; and what should be discussed?
According to brand new 8/16/2020 data from Alexa.com, Mediate.com is most visited and most linked mediation website, by far!
Is there something more I could do, as part of the human community that might make a difference?
Frank Sander reflects on his concerns within the field, which include the tension of quality vs. quantity of the practice, the lack of studies of cost effectiveness, disappointments with the court system fees, and the difficulty of getting more young people/apprentices into the field. However, he's optimistic about the future of mediation.
(7/31/20)Roger Moss, Carole Conn
Conflict Intervention Service: Transforming Lives, Transforming Affordable Housing, Transforming Community in Times of COVID-19
Arbitral Community Mobilizes to Adapt to the COVID-19 Crisis through Increased Use of Electronic Proceedings
(7/25/20)Tim Hicks, John Sturrock
Fundamentally, mediators work with people’s psychologies and identities, their worldviews and self-views - everything that makes up what it is to be a human being.
Conflict is inherent and pulsating in every situation or aspect of life.
This article discusses professionalism and the need to modernize our mediation culture.
The art and craft of mediation, like many other skills, mainly matures from the myriad mistakes mediators make on their way to meticulously mastering the process.
The Singapore Convention on Mediation can have a significant influence on the international appetite for mediation.
I am calling upon all Professional Mediators to deploy as a powerful peacemaking force in our current national crisis.
The likelihood of conflict and conflicting ideologies makes effective resolution of disputes and the negotiation of sustainable deals crucially important.
The Indian Government announced a complete indeterminate lockdown across the nation in the month of March amid the spread of Corona Virus (COVID-19). This has effected the ability of people to resolve disputes.
The complete compilation of all 7 Keys to Unlock Mediation's Golden Age.
Mediate.com has launched an affordable and confidential online mediation service for property, eCommerce and workplace disputes. Participants keep full decision-making control and can get started for only $99.
In this short article, the author outlines the main findings of a qualitative research study conducted in Italy in 2018 with the purpose of understanding how mediation is enculturated in the legal culture of local attorneys, and what role, if any, the local law regulating mandatory mediation plays in this regard.
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Michael Lang describes an account where he was teaching reflective practice, a practice that enables mediators to be more aware of their own methods and why they are using them.