Category: Civil

Mandatory Minimums and Plea Bargaining author.

Mandatory Minimums and Plea Bargaining

Indisputably Scott Hechinger, attorney and policy director for the Brooklyn Defender Services, has a fascinating op-ed in today’s New York...

By Jen Reynolds
Characteristics of Quality Court ADR Programs author.

Characteristics of Quality Court ADR Programs

Just Court ADR by Susan M. Yates, Jennifer Shack, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, and Jessica Glowinski. What characteristics do you think...

By Susan Yates
US Appeals Court in “Manifest Disregard” Claim Instructs Arbitrator to Clarify “Irreconcilable Determinations” author.

US Appeals Court in “Manifest Disregard” Claim Instructs Arbitrator to Clarify “Irreconcilable Determinations”

CPR Speaks BlogI draw to your attention an interesting recent approach from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit...

By Mark Kantor
Mediation for Timely Justice: Need of the Hour in India author.

Mediation for Timely Justice: Need of the Hour in India

INTRODUCTION The Indian legal system has proved to be a source of maintaining economic stability in our country by rendering...

By Swati Sharda

Mediation Gains Popularity in India (video)

This excellent news report from India shows the new Delhi Mediation Center. Unfortunately, it seems that the sign above the...

By Mint TV
Michigan Supreme Court Launches New Online Dispute Resolution Program, MI-Resolve author.

Michigan Supreme Court Launches New Online Dispute Resolution Program, MI-Resolve

Just Court ADR by Susan M. Yates, Jennifer Shack, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, and Jessica Glowinski.In August, the Michigan Supreme Court...

By Nicole Wilmet
ADR In INDIA author.

ADR In INDIA

First published by the Association for Conflict Resolution. Introduction Every society, every community, every culture has some or the other...

By Prathamesh D Popat
Mediation Essentials – Case Study of Delhi High Court Rules author.

Mediation Essentials – Case Study of Delhi High Court Rules

Originally posted at the iPleaders blog.What can you do if you think your case cannot be resolved by mediation? What...

By Amartya Bag
Power as Role and Reality in Mediation author.

Power as Role and Reality in Mediation

During my first course in mediation, I was a bit surprised to find on the Recommended Reading List a book...

By Richard Barbieri
Got A Final Award? It Ain’t Necessarily So author.

Got A Final Award? It Ain’t Necessarily So

Is it timely to submit a request for costs under California Code of Civil Procedure section 998 to the arbitrator...

By Michael Diliberto
Interview with Roger Fisher author.

Interview with Roger Fisher

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference at www.mediate.com/Mediation2020. Access all Roger Fisher videos here.This is...

By Roger Fisher
Interview with Frank Sander author.

Interview with Frank Sander

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Harvard Law Professor Frank Sander, founder of the Multi-Door Courthouse movement,...

By Frank Sander
Interview with Sid Lezak author.

Interview with Sid Lezak

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference at www.mediate.com/Mediation2020. Access all Sid Lezak videos here. This...

By Sid Lezak
SCOTX Grants Petition For Review Over Local Government Arbitration Question author.

SCOTX Grants Petition For Review Over Local Government Arbitration Question

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesOn Friday, the Supreme Court of Texas agreed to consider whether...

By Beth Graham
Bringing Mediation into the Mainstream author.

Bringing Mediation into the Mainstream

First published on Kluwer Mediation Blog on 2 July 2019Being a mediator brings surprises along the way. For me, I...

By John Sturrock
May I Talk to the Other Party ? author.

May I Talk to the Other Party ?

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackI have said this before and will say it again: talking to the other...

By Phyllis Pollack
Mediating Custody in Highly Contested Divorce Cases author.

Mediating Custody in Highly Contested Divorce Cases

Child custody is often the most contentious aspect of divorce proceedings. But this doesn’t have to be the case for...

By Alfred Ramos
Appearance and Reality in Mediation author.

Appearance and Reality in Mediation

Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave” posits the distinction between appearance and reality, appearance being what seems to be real but...

By Arthur Rosenbloom
RSI Board Member Alyson Carrel Presents at Court-Annexed Mediation Seminar author.

RSI Board Member Alyson Carrel Presents at Court-Annexed Mediation Seminar

Just Court ADR by Susan M. Yates, Jennifer Shack, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, and Jessica Glowinski.In February, RSI Board Member Alyson...

By Nicole Wilmet
Construction Dispute Prevention and Mediation author.

Construction Dispute Prevention and Mediation

A previous version of this article, in Chinese, was first published in the Construction Guide, August 2018, by World Journal,...

By Wean Khing Wong
Mediate.com Recognized as a Top Attorney Directory! author.

Mediate.com Recognized as a Top Attorney Directory!

Now entering our 24th year, Mediate.com has been recognized as a Top Law Firm Directory by Rankings.io. Mediate.com is the...

By Mediate.com Staff
Pew Charitable Trusts Calls for Standardization of US Court ODR Programs author.

Pew Charitable Trusts Calls for Standardization of US Court ODR Programs

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesThe Pew Charitable Trusts (“Pew”) has reportedly issued a call for...

By Beth Graham
Mediation vs. Litigation for High-Conflict Divorce author.

Mediation vs. Litigation for High-Conflict Divorce

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris Poole A practicing mediator and retired judge explains why mediation may be a better option...

By Michele Lowrance
Should Retired Judges Mediate? author.

Should Retired Judges Mediate?

Why use judges to mediate? This is a frequent question and an understandable one, given the relatively high cost of...

By Armita Azad
New California Law Requires Informed Consent to Mediation author.

New California Law Requires Informed Consent to Mediation

New Law. On January 1, a new California law will take effect. It will require a lawyer to make sure...

By Ron Kelly - Arbitrator, Mediator, Trainer
New Mediator Self-Reflection Tool author.

New Mediator Self-Reflection Tool

Just Court ADR by Susan M. Yates, Jennifer Shack, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, and Jessica Glowinski.The Supreme Court of Virginia has...

By Susan Yates
Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) for Lawyers author.

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) for Lawyers

This is the final draft of a Chapter entitled "Online Dispute Resolution" written for the Oregon State Bar's 2019 Handbook...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Mediation Myths: Barriers to the Use of Mediation author.

Mediation Myths: Barriers to the Use of Mediation

Surveys of mediation participants and their counsel routinely report satisfaction with the process, reflecting appreciation of the ability of parties,...

By Steven Bennett
Mediator Engagement in Politics – and other things we care about author.

Mediator Engagement in Politics – and other things we care about

Kluwer Mediation Blog and Kluwer Arbitration Blog At a recent excellent conference hosted by Professor Ulla Glaesser at Viadrina University...

By John Sturrock
Don’t Dread Divorces this December author.

Don’t Dread Divorces this December

Thanks to the 2017 federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, (“TCAJA”), divorce lawyers and mediators know that December...

By John Fiske

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