This article discusses how mediation can help business, an inspiring example from The Middle East.
(9/25/20)Lucia Kanter St. Amour
Secrets in Plain Sight
Accordingly, a blanket “no settlement” policy may not be in the best interests of the company’s bottom line. There are three instances where companies should put aside their instinct to litigate and explore mediation.
Continually asking questions, rather than making declarations, is a core creed in my resolution work.
Is mandatory mediation training in India too late?
The purpose of this paper is to consider how it is possible to improve the current mediation training in England and Wales.
They said it couldn’t be done. I said it couldn’t be done. Six months ago, this would have been unthinkable.
(9/15/20)Dr. Lynne C. Halem
Today as the coronavirus keeps us isolated, huddled in our homes, fearful of venturing too far or thinking too deeply, we cannot long ignore the pandemic’s impact on contractual deals that we made when we thought we understood the present and even banked on a better tomorrow.
Pitt and Jolie's divorce has taken a long time, filed for in 2016, although divorced in 2019 their agreement regarding child custody and financial assets is still ongoing.
Examines the outcome of the CJEU’s decision known as Schrems II from the perspective of mediation service providers and mediators. Proposes practical steps in which the results of Schrems II may be addressed. Reviews the emerging responses of Data Protection Authorities in Europe and the USA.
Mediator fit is really important.
Most people when pressed will admit that they are not listening effectively.
ODR is More Than Zoom
Many people assume that the only way to resolve a family law matter is to retain counsel and commence a Court action. This is a wrong assumption.
All you need to know is – there is No Mo Fo Mo. Everything prior to 2019 B.C. (Before Corona) was a rehearsal; we are now living in the real digital age.
Before couples decide the best course of action when separating, it is helpful to know the essential steps of the mediation process.
As more mediators practice via Zoom and experience Zoom fatigue, they are discovering something about themselves.
As the world continues to grapple with racial injustice and unrest as masses of people from all ethnicities protest in the streets, this article examines the subliminal influence of historical racial symbols and practices namely, statues and monuments, slave plantation sites and tours, market houses where slaves
were sold, and street names that bear the scars of slavery.
No two human beings are alike; therefore, it's not surprising that people often disagree, and these disagreements can lead to conflicts.
A survey of judges provides some insight on the mediation landscape in Wisconsin.
The term “microaggression” was coined in the 1970s by Dr. Chester Pierce who is a psychiatrist, and refers to “subtle, stunning, often automatic, and nonverbal exchanges which are ‘put downs’ of Black people and members of other minority groups; ‘micro’ refers to their routine frequency, not the scale of their impact.” (Id.)
(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.
(8/28/20)Richard Barbieri, Bernard Mayer, Richard Susskind
This work juxtaposes an announcement by AAA-ICDR with articles that promote dialogue to address racial: 1) Are We Ever Neutral? Should We Be? 2) Staying with Conflict - Election Edition: A Conflict Practitioner’s Lens on the US Election 3) What's the Right Thing to do When You are Really Angry About What's Happening in America?
Recently I’ve been pondering a certain aspect of my experience with mediating divorces. It’s about something that often comes up in my encounters with my mediation clients.
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Divorce or separation is a big challenge in itself.