Have you considered that, while we traditionally believe that our "conscience" tells us what is right and what is wrong, conscience, in practice, actually is a functional strive for harmony with those around us?
Pepperdine will host a very timely two-day conference, on June 18-19, where these issues will be front and center: Appreciating our Legacy and Engaging the Future: An International Conference for Dispute Resolution Teachers, Scholars, and Leaders.
Indigenous practices can help resolve family disputes outside of the court system and need to be considered during high-conflict disputes, such as those involving land claims or natural resources, say lawyers and mediators that work with Indigenous communities.
Mediation has emerged as a fast growing disputes redressal mechanism. The Supreme Court of India has constituted Mediation and Conciliation Project Committee (MCPC) to oversee the effective implementation of Mediation and Conciliation in the country.
This chapter focuses on areas of ODR that are likely to involve attorneys, Attorney involvement in ODR tends to be for more complex and substantial disputes, such as resolving all divorce issues or settling an estate or resolving ongoing business issues. These are areas of “integrative” ODR practice, where there are multiple issues and, commonly, a continuing relationship.