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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mediation for Sept. 27 COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Mediation for Sept. 27 COVID-19 vaccine mandate

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Dubai: Sheikh Mohammed issues new law regulating mediation services

Dubai: Sheikh Mohammed issues new law regulating mediation services

It seeks to encourage alternative dispute resolution methods and enhance the efficiency of mediation procedures. Read the complete story here.

Georgia’s New Uniform Mediation Act Provides Protections For Private Mediations

Georgia’s New Uniform Mediation Act Provides Protections For Private Mediations

Georgia’s Uniform Mediation Act (“GUMA”), codified at O.C.G.A. § 9-17-1, et seq., went into effect on July 1, 2021 and...

Mediator to help resolve standoff between Upstate nurses union, state over vaccine mandate

Mediator to help resolve standoff between Upstate nurses union, state over vaccine mandate

Syracuse, N.Y. – A mediator has been assigned to resolve a standoff between Upstate University Hospital’s nurses union and the...

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Speaks To Arnab On His Mediation’s Role In Ayodhya Solution

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Speaks To Arnab On His Mediation’s Role In Ayodhya Solution

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, who was a part of the mediation panel in the Ayodhya case, said he believes in...

Cultural Diversity: Beyond the Golden Rule

Cultural Diversity: Beyond the Golden Rule

On a regular basis, I mediate and arbitrate disputes involving people from diverse cultural backgrounds. Communication breakdowns bog down mediations...

Dayton could send ‘mediation responders’ to 911 calls

Dayton could send ‘mediation responders’ to 911 calls

A proposed pilot program in Dayton could pioneer a new way of responding to some types of 911 calls for...

How the Mediation Process Works on Hawai‘i Evictions

How the Mediation Process Works on Hawai‘i Evictions

The state’s eviction moratorium expired last month. Then, the U.S. Supreme Court overruled the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's...

Mayor Lightfoot Announces Plan to Launch Community-Police Mediation Pilot to Address Select Police Misconduct Complaints

Mayor Lightfoot Announces Plan to Launch Community-Police Mediation Pilot to Address Select Police Misconduct Complaints

The program would allow some COPA and BIA complaints to be referred to a community mediation programRead the complete story...

2018 murder case headed to mediation; could still go to trial if no resolution

2018 murder case headed to mediation; could still go to trial if no resolution

The murder case involving Matt Adams, who is accused of killing a woman in 2018, is heading to mediation to...

Judge calls for mediation to resolve state’s lawsuit involving troubled Indianapolis apartments

Judge calls for mediation to resolve state’s lawsuit involving troubled Indianapolis apartments

INDIANAPOLIS – A Marion County judge delivered a significant setback to tenants who live at the troubled Lakeside Pointe apartment...

Singapore Convention on Mediation more important amid Covid-19 pandemic: Shanmugam

Singapore Convention on Mediation more important amid Covid-19 pandemic: Shanmugam

There is even greater need for a good dispute resolution mechanism now, with the Covid-19 pandemic and rising geopolitical tensions...

Pritzker signs bully mediation bill into law

Pritzker signs bully mediation bill into law

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed Senate Bill 673, a bill that aims to help students find common ground when dealing...

Quebec introduces pilot project for free youth protection mediation service

Quebec introduces pilot project for free youth protection mediation service

MONTREAL — A new pilot project in Quebec is encouraging parents to seek mediation and solutions outside legal procedures for...

Seaport developer, lender agree to mediation over troubled ‘leaning’ tower

Seaport developer, lender agree to mediation over troubled ‘leaning’ tower

The city halted work on the “leaning” South Street Seaport tower in April after the construction manager withdrew from the...

The Future of Mediation by Video Conference

The Future of Mediation by Video Conference

There are two significant ways in which mediation by video conference will change construction law and both are a function...

Insurer Considerations For Post-Pandemic Virtual Mediation

Insurer Considerations For Post-Pandemic Virtual Mediation

As the number of COVID-19 cases increased in the course of the pandemic, so too did the use of virtual...

Outcome of Guzman mural remains unclear after mediation

Outcome of Guzman mural remains unclear after mediation

The future of a more than 40-year-old mural on Guadalupe Street remains unclear after a day of talks between an...

Time to regain momentum on the benefits of mediation

Time to regain momentum on the benefits of mediation

Making ADR mandatory does not guarantee that cases settle, but you do create more opportunities for the rational assessment of...

Judge orders mediation in mural controversy

Judge orders mediation in mural controversy

The Gilberto Guzman mural on the Halpin Building is shown in 2019. Green construction tarp now covers the mural, which...

Mediation next milestone in Cortez Bridge battle

Mediation next milestone in Cortez Bridge battle

Legal representation for a group of five complainants — including the Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage, a Cortez nonprofit —...

Why State-Funded Mediation Is A Reliable Means To An End

Why State-Funded Mediation Is A Reliable Means To An End

Recently, the Chief Justice of India, Justice N V Ramana highlighted the need for mediation to be made a mandatory...

Opinion: Instead of eviction, landlords, tenants agree to mediation

Opinion: Instead of eviction, landlords, tenants agree to mediation

In Philadelphia, a rare program has been met with a chorus of praise. Read the complete story here.

Building a Stronger Dayton: Juvenile court cases being diverted to Dayton Mediation Center

Building a Stronger Dayton: Juvenile court cases being diverted to Dayton Mediation Center

Montgomery County Juvenile Court said over 50% of juvenile court cases are diverted and a portion of these cases are...

Tensions Continue As Saratoga Springs Moves Toward Mediation With Activists

Tensions Continue As Saratoga Springs Moves Toward Mediation With Activists

In another sometimes tense meeting, the Saratoga Springs City Council provided updates on items related to police reform and mediation...

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