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“Face to Face” Explores Restorative Justice – Jan. 9 & 10 Screenings in LA author.

“Face to Face” Explores Restorative Justice – Jan. 9 & 10 Screenings in LA

The award-winning film “Face to Face” will screen on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena and...

By Mediate.com Staff
Reducing Citizen and Child Mass Shootings in the United States Using the Best Knowledge, Experience, and Practices From Conflict Resolution author.

Reducing Citizen and Child Mass Shootings in the United States Using the Best Knowledge, Experience, and Practices From Conflict Resolution

Last Friday, mediators joined other citizens in the United States as they sat in shock and cried for the 26...

By Juliana E. Birkhoff Ph.D.
Silence in Sandy Hook author.

Silence in Sandy Hook

Fairly Legal Blog by Clare FowlerLet me begin by saying I am not qualified to write about this tragedy. None...

By Clare Fowler
Sandy Hook: A Time for Change author.

Sandy Hook: A Time for Change

I was moved to write something and do something regarding the tragic loss of life at Sandy Hook Elementary School....

By Cherise Hairston
Mediating Storm Water Run-off Disputes – Settling “Neighbor Wars” author.

Mediating Storm Water Run-off Disputes – Settling “Neighbor Wars”

Storm water run-off is a condition that can create serious “neighbor wars” when changes occur unexpectedly. Personal animosity arises quickly...

By Chris Kane
Changing of the Tides author.

Changing of the Tides

Change is defined in Webster’s dictionary as “to alter; to make radically different.” This six letter word strikes fear in...

By William Keller
Teaching Videos in Mediation Training:  Why Use Them and How To Do it Well author.

Teaching Videos in Mediation Training: Why Use Them and How To Do it Well

As someone who does community mediation trainings and also teaches mediation and ADR in law school, I have been struck...

By Robert Smith

Those Who are About to Mediate, We Salute You!

CMP Resolution Blog by John Crawley, Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham. Thank you, all you parties who said yes to...

By Katherine Graham

Mediation Can Be a Bitter Pill to Swallow

CMP Resolution Blog by Katherine Graham. The mediation process is simply the structure of a different type of meeting. In...

By Katherine Graham
Two Different Mediators – Moses and Jesus – and the Place of One author.

Two Different Mediators – Moses and Jesus – and the Place of One

Dispute Settlement Counsel by Michael Zeytoonian. I was reading a Scriptural passage this week as part of my daily meditation....

By Michael A. Zeytoonian

Citizen Participation, Media Hype and… Dogs

Generation Why Blog by Aik KramerA while ago, I facilitated a public meeting about dogs in the municipality of Zandvoort...

By Aik Kramer
Love, Lies, and Mudslinging: Welcome to Mediation! author.

Love, Lies, and Mudslinging: Welcome to Mediation!

Mediation can be a stressful and arduous process. Emotions often run high as positions are expressed and interests are explored....

By Karen Pelot
Practical Limits of Compassion: Time for a Candid Discussion? author.

Practical Limits of Compassion: Time for a Candid Discussion?

Dr. Hymes would like to acknowledge the inspiration and assistance of Tony Belak and J.R. Curtin in the preparation of...

By William Hymes
Naughty or Nice Meter author.

Naughty or Nice Meter

Conflicts of Interest Blog by Vivian Scott Santa has mad skills when it comes to deciding who’s naughty or nice,...

By Vivian Scott
Co-Parenting Skills: Credit Where Credit is Due author.

Co-Parenting Skills: Credit Where Credit is Due

Civil Negotiation and Mediation by Nancy HudginsI conducted a divorce mediation recently where the parties have been separated for many...

By Nancy Hudgins
The Benefits of Mediation for Common Interest Communities author.

The Benefits of Mediation for Common Interest Communities

Because our country is a democracy, the law is the ultimate arbiter of disputes in our country.  Parties to a...

By Laura Snoke
Needs author.

Needs

Mediation Blog by Diane CohenIt is a basic principle of mediation, that mediators should focus on the needs of the...

By Diane Cohen
Mediation Preparation: Selecting the Mediator author.

Mediation Preparation: Selecting the Mediator

Civil Negotiation and Mediation by Nancy HudginsWhich door to choose? It only takes 40 hours of training to become a...

By Nancy Hudgins
Regrets author.

Regrets

Conflicts of Interest Blog by Vivian Scott When it comes to conflict we probably share some regrets. Regret for the...

By Vivian Scott
On Beating Bullies author.

On Beating Bullies

I did some work recently for a large government department who’ve instituted a 'zero-tolerance' policy in regards bullying and discrimination....

By Michael Jacobs

GenWhy–A Site for Young International Mediators

Generation Why Blog by Aik KramerHere comes GenWhy!!! Imagine that you grow up in a global village, where a multitude...

By Aik Kramer
Fifteen Things We Know about Environmental Dispute Resolution author.

Fifteen Things We Know about Environmental Dispute Resolution

Consensus Building Approach by Larry SusskindI was recently asked by my Harvard Law School class to summarize what we know...

By Larry Susskind
Bridging the Old and the New author.

Bridging the Old and the New

International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution “New” wars in the Global South are characterized by their hybrid nature. They...

By Christine Webb
Dayton Mediation Center Celebrates 25 Years (Video) author.

Dayton Mediation Center Celebrates 25 Years (Video)

The Dayton Mediation Center recently celebrated 25 years of service and summarizes the many benefits that have been brought to...

By Dayton Mediation Center
The State of Community Mediation author.

The State of Community Mediation

The National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM) has released its much-anticipated new report: The State of Community Mediation. This fieldwide...

By Justin Corbett
A Mediator’s Reflections on the Occupy Movement author.

A Mediator’s Reflections on the Occupy Movement

Mediation in its best form found its glory every day at 7pm in Occupy (Portland, Oregon) as the voiceless (99%)...

By Grace Eagle Reed

Four Phases of the Mediation Process – Video

This video describes the four phases of the mediation process. This is an informative role-play produced by Jean Munroe and...

By Tennessee Mediation

Lincoln Peer Mediation – Video

Tobi Inlender and students discuss the Peer Mediation Program in Santa Monica. The program was launched in 1987. They discuss...

By Lincoln Middle School
Foreclosure Mediation Program – Video author.

Foreclosure Mediation Program – Video

Court Clips, a video, informational program produced by the New Jersey Courts, explains the foreclosure mediation program. The programs facilitates...

By New Jersey courts New Jersey
Workplace Mediation Video, ABA author.

Workplace Mediation Video, ABA

Workplace Video 3 minute educational video showing the value of mediation for solving disputes created for the American Bar Association...

By Managing Editor

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