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Prosecutor drops charges against officer in rare case of restorative justice mediation

Prosecutor drops charges against officer in rare case of restorative justice mediation

Criminal charges against a St. Louis County police officer who shot a Black woman were dropped Monday after the victim...

Kyle Beach agrees to mediation with Blackhawks; settlement talks back on

Kyle Beach agrees to mediation with Blackhawks; settlement talks back on

Two weeks after talks seemed to break down, the two sides will meet in December for mediation involving Beach’s sexual...

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has passed the law on mediation

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has passed the law on mediation

Some 247 MPs voted for the relevant decision, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. The approved document proposes defining the legal basis...

9/11 Victim Fund Director Feinberg Is Named Mediator for J&J Fight

9/11 Victim Fund Director Feinberg Is Named Mediator for J&J Fight

The lawyer who oversaw payments to victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks has agreed to mediate part of the...

Ecuador to use military, mediation to end prison violence

Ecuador to use military, mediation to end prison violence

Authorities attribute the unrest to competing drug-trafficking gangs fighting over trafficking routes. Steps to pacify the prisons were agreed with...

How Do Lawyers Counsel Clients During Cold-Feet Mediation Moments?

How Do Lawyers Counsel Clients During Cold-Feet Mediation Moments?

"Cold feet" can be defined as an apprehension or doubt strong enough to prevent a planned course of action. Mediators...

From Gang Member to Gang Mediator

From Gang Member to Gang Mediator

An “interrupter” tells her story about preventing violence on the streets of Chicago.Read the complete story here.

Clarks agrees to mediation in fire-and-rehire strike

Clarks agrees to mediation in fire-and-rehire strike

The shoe retailer Clarks has agreed to allow mediators to help resolve a strike at its warehouse in Street, Somerset....

Dealing with a landlord-tenant issue? N.H. officials say a new mediation program can help keep you out of court

Dealing with a landlord-tenant issue? N.H. officials say a new mediation program can help keep you out of court

New Hampshire residents have a new way to avoid evictions or resolve housing disputes outside a courtroom. Tenants and landlords...

India government releases draft bill of country’s first mediation law

India government releases draft bill of country’s first mediation law

India’s Ministry of Law and Justice released Friday the Draft Mediation Bill, 2021, inviting comments and suggestions from all stakeholders....

To limit evictions, Bellevue provides landlord-tenant mediation, money for back rent

To limit evictions, Bellevue provides landlord-tenant mediation, money for back rent

With the statewide moratorium on evictions ending last week, the City of Bellevue is offering mediation to help tenants and...

Mediation is Available at the North Carolina Court of Appeals

Mediation is Available at the North Carolina Court of Appeals

The week of October 17-23 has been designated as Conflict Resolution Week in North Carolina. Mediation is a form of...

Column: Mediation an opportunity to be proud of

Column: Mediation an opportunity to be proud of

“Mediation” is defined (per Webster) as “intervention between conflicting parties to promote reconciliation, settlement or compromise.” I’m a mediator, certified...

Louisiana Implements Mediation Program for Hurricane Ida Claims

Louisiana Implements Mediation Program for Hurricane Ida Claims

Louisiana has established a voluntary mediation program for the purpose of resolving property/casualty insurance claim disputes related to damage caused...

Dayton to use mediation response for some nonviolent 911 calls

Dayton to use mediation response for some nonviolent 911 calls

Dayton plans to launch its new way of responding with unarmed mediators to minor, nonviolent issues by spring. The new...

Ex-talc suppliers, insurers seek mediation as bankruptcies hit turning point

Ex-talc suppliers, insurers seek mediation as bankruptcies hit turning point

Calls for mediation in two intertwined talc-related bankruptcies are growing as disputes over insurance policies have bogged down efforts to...

Co-Mediation As a Conciliation Tool

Co-Mediation As a Conciliation Tool

Co-mediation is an under-used concept in conciliation. In the right cases, co-mediation can benefit all involved. In the current climate,...

The Explosion of Mediation: An Alternative to Trials

The Explosion of Mediation: An Alternative to Trials

Mediator David A. Hoffman talks about the explosion of mediation during the pandemic, the push for mediation as an alternative...

Louisiana Implements Mediation Program for Hurricane Ida Claims

Louisiana Implements Mediation Program for Hurricane Ida Claims

Louisiana has established a voluntary mediation program for the purpose of resolving property/casualty insurance claim disputes related to damage caused...

Veterans, NH hospital in Bible dispute agree to mediation

Veterans, NH hospital in Bible dispute agree to mediation

CONCORD, N.H. — Two U.S. Air Force veterans and New Hampshire's veterans hospital involved in a legal dispute over the...

New state program offers free mediation services to farmers

New state program offers free mediation services to farmers

LANSING — Michigan farmers now have access to a free mediation service to settle disputes outside of court. The Michigan...

Legal experts, advocates help mediate evictions inside the Guilford County Courthouse: ‘Don’t give up’

Legal experts, advocates help mediate evictions inside the Guilford County Courthouse: ‘Don’t give up’

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — The Eviction Mediation & Housing Navigation Program is now fully operational inside the Guilford County Courthouse...

Mediation myths busted: What litigators need to know

Mediation myths busted: What litigators need to know

If you’re a litigator, mediation is likely a large part of your practice. In many counties, mediation has to be...

Lakhimpur violence: Farmers’ kin dispute autopsy, agree to cremate three after mediation

Lakhimpur violence: Farmers’ kin dispute autopsy, agree to cremate three after mediation

BAREILLY: For hours on Tuesday morning, families of farmers who died in Sunday’s violence at Banbirpur in Lakhimpur Kheri refused...

Mediation in progress as Aleksander Shul countersues University Heights

Mediation in progress as Aleksander Shul countersues University Heights

The Aleksander Shul, which has been embroiled in legal action with the city of University Heights, has countersued the city...

Bellwether Mediations As An Alternative To Bellwether Trials

Bellwether Mediations As An Alternative To Bellwether Trials

Conceptually, the goal of bellwether mediations is the same as that of its counterpart (a trial): to develop an objective...

Mediation for Sept. 27 COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Mediation for Sept. 27 COVID-19 vaccine mandate

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Campus Mediation Program Teaches Students Creative Conflict Resolution

Campus Mediation Program Teaches Students Creative Conflict Resolution

Following years of revisions and summer implementation of the new Cornell Student Code of Conduct, conflict resolution will potentially give...

New Hampshire circuit courts enlist mediation as eviction-reduction tool

New Hampshire circuit courts enlist mediation as eviction-reduction tool

New program offers remote sessions to stave off unnecessary proceedings. In the weeks since the abrupt end to the nationwide eviction...

Mediators Urge Tenants To Seek Help As Eviction Protections Expire

Mediators Urge Tenants To Seek Help As Eviction Protections Expire

Tenants in Washington now have an additional 30-day stay from eviction if they’re seeking help for past-due rent after the...

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