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Ex-Ohio court mediator allegedly sent over 30 letters containing feces to Republican lawmakers

Ex-Ohio court mediator allegedly sent over 30 letters containing feces to Republican lawmakers

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio man is in custody after being accused of sending about three-dozen feces-filled letters to lawmakers...

What Place Do Graphic Exhibits Have in Mediation?

What Place Do Graphic Exhibits Have in Mediation?

Lawyers have mixed opinions about the utility and wisdom of using graphic visual aids in mediation. Some don’t want to...

Missed opportunity for Mediation in racial slur dispute

Missed opportunity for Mediation in racial slur dispute

South Africa: While an independent investigator recommended mediation following the fall-out over an alleged racial slur during a hockey match...

18 months of Mediation; $132 Million Settlement reached

18 months of Mediation; $132 Million Settlement reached

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — The San Diego City Council voted Tuesday to approve a much-debated settlement with developer Cisterra and...

Mediation scheduled to discuss ‘sick courthouse’

Mediation scheduled to discuss ‘sick courthouse’

SPRINGFIELD — The ongoing saga over the “sick courthouse” legal settlement marches on, with plaintiffs’ attorneys and representatives from the...

Archbishop ready to Mediate in school sacking conflict

Archbishop ready to Mediate in school sacking conflict

Malta: Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna has said that he is open to “a service of mediation” between Mario Mallia and...

Tennessee Voices, Episode 299: Sara Figal, executive director, Nashville Conflict Resolution Center

Tennessee Voices, Episode 299: Sara Figal, executive director, Nashville Conflict Resolution Center

The Tennessee Voices podcast brings readers conversations with authors of insightful and compelling guest columns. When I asked Sara Figal...

“Minister failed to mediate between Israel, Palestine”

“Minister failed to mediate between Israel, Palestine”

South Africa: South African Jewish Board of Deputies says International Relations Minister, Naledi Pandor has failed to facilitate mediation between...

Czech Republic supports European Council’s Mediation Efforts

Czech Republic supports European Council’s Mediation Efforts

Czech Republic: Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský said that the Czech Republic supports the mediation efforts of the President of the...

England: Government reveals plans for compulsory mediation

England: Government reveals plans for compulsory mediation

Individuals and businesses in England and Wales would be helped to resolve legal disputes through free mediation under new UK...

Mediation continues between Springfield Courthouse employees and Mass. Trial Court

Mediation continues between Springfield Courthouse employees and Mass. Trial Court

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - The Boston Trial Court received a little more time to make things right after employees of...

Why Employee Mediations Fail — and How to Get Them Back on Track

Why Employee Mediations Fail — and How to Get Them Back on Track

by Peter T. Coleman and Joshua Flax Many managers are aware of the upsides of mediating conflict between employees. But...

Opening of Allenby Bridge: Peace in the Middle-East

Opening of Allenby Bridge: Peace in the Middle-East

Morocco: The opening, without interruption, of the Allenby/King Hussein bridge thanks to a direct mediation by Morocco, under the leadership...

Putin thanks Erdogan for mediation efforts

Putin thanks Erdogan for mediation efforts

Russia / Turkey – Russian President Vladimir Putin met his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday (July 19) in Tehran,...

First justice ministry mediation instructor training underway

First justice ministry mediation instructor training underway

The Cambodian Ministry of Justice opened the first training course on the “Fundamentals of Mediation Skills” to 13 trainees on...

From murder to manslaughter: How felony mediation works to reduce backlogged caseload

From murder to manslaughter: How felony mediation works to reduce backlogged caseload

While the resolution of some recent Fayette County homicide cases has taken years, the new use of mediation in Fayette...

Leading Mediation Expert Shares Nine Essential Advocacy Skills for the Next Generation of Lawyers

Leading Mediation Expert Shares Nine Essential Advocacy Skills for the Next Generation of Lawyers

Tiburon, California Mediation has become a prominent forum for resolving conflicts of all complexities, yet few lawyers are equipped with...

No strike, as mediation helps prevent Teck Trail and union derailment

No strike, as mediation helps prevent Teck Trail and union derailment

USA: While Union president Chris Walker couldn't provide further details prior to the Thursday meetings, he did say, "It's a...

Igad brings Sudan, Ethiopia to the mediation table

Igad brings Sudan, Ethiopia to the mediation table

Sudan / Ethiopia: Diplomatic talks by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad) have diffused political tension between Sudan and Ethiopia,...

Insolvency regulator working to bring mediation in insolvency cases

Insolvency regulator working to bring mediation in insolvency cases

India: India’s regulator for insolvency proceedings is considering mediation to resolve cases and will publish a discussion paper for its...

Frankstown Township lawsuit heads to mediation

Frankstown Township lawsuit heads to mediation

USA: The federal judge presiding over a civil rights complaint by a former employee of Frankstown Township has referred the...

China’s 1st Horn of Africa envoy offers to mediate in region

China’s 1st Horn of Africa envoy offers to mediate in region

China / Kenya: China’s first special envoy to the Horn of Africa has offered to mediate in disputes in the...

Coke Studio vs Cook Studio: Indian court refers case to Mediation

Coke Studio vs Cook Studio: Indian court refers case to Mediation

India: The Delhi High Court has referred to mediation a suit seeking declaration of non-infringement of the registered trademark 'Coke...

School parents involved in racial spat agree to mediation process

School parents involved in racial spat agree to mediation process

South Africa: An independent investigation's report into an alleged racial incident during the annual sporting derby day between two of...

International Council for Online Dispute Resolution (ICODR) launches ODR podcast series

International Council for Online Dispute Resolution (ICODR) launches ODR podcast series

The ICODR podcast series is hosted by NCTDR Fellow and ICODR board member, Ian Macduff who interviews ODR experts from...

Rwanda: Supreme Court certifies nearly 100 graduates in mediation practice

Rwanda: Supreme Court certifies nearly 100 graduates in mediation practice

The Rwanda Supreme Court, on Wednesday, July 6, certified 96 graduates who successfully completed a 6-month course in professional mediation....

Explaining To Your Client Why Mediation Is Better Than Trial

Explaining To Your Client Why Mediation Is Better Than Trial

The process of preparing a client for mediation begins at the first interview. In a plaintiffs’ personal injury practice, clients...

Why mediation is like leading an orchestra

Why mediation is like leading an orchestra

Did you know that the conductor of an orchestra is always one and a half beats ahead of the musicians?...

How mediation solves disputes, including between landlords and renters

How mediation solves disputes, including between landlords and renters

Disputes between landlords and renters typically end up in front of judge and can result in an eviction. Instead of...

Pursuing mediation in a time of war

Pursuing mediation in a time of war

Ukrainian scholars find refuge at UM through the Scholars at Risk program JULY 5, 2022 —  When Natella Malazonia began her...

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