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Mediation: The Human Face of Conflict

The role of mediators is to help people through conflict. Mediation may be seen as a process that evolves over...

By Jacques Joubert
Mandatory Mediation in India – A Step Forward? author.

Mandatory Mediation in India – A Step Forward?

“I think the time is ripe to devise a comprehensive legislation which contains compulsory pre-litigation mediation and a remedy for...

By Aashna Reddy, Udai Nanda
The Impending Battle for the Soul of Online Dispute Resolution author.

The Impending Battle for the Soul of Online Dispute Resolution

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesOladeji Tiamiyu, Clinical Fellow at Harvard Law School and Host of Convergence, a podcast...

By Beth Graham
How Can We Evolve From Our Unresolved Conflicts? author.

How Can We Evolve From Our Unresolved Conflicts?

Article originally published in the Honolulu Civil BeatNeal Milner wrote a fine piece on getting past our escalating national polarization...

By Peter Adler
“What Should I Wear?” – Making Choices and Online Dispute Resolution To The Rescue author.

“What Should I Wear?” – Making Choices and Online Dispute Resolution To The Rescue

Steve Jobs famously wore the same black turtleneck, blue jeans and New Balance sneakers every day. Do you know why...

By Lucia Kanter St Amour
Conflict Management Lessons from Improv Theater author.

Conflict Management Lessons from Improv Theater

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalCan the rules of improv theater help us with conflict? Marianne Fleischer is a speechwriter-presentations...

By Lorraine Segal
“When Patterns are Broken, New Worlds Emerge” author.

“When Patterns are Broken, New Worlds Emerge”

Conflict Management Coaching Blog by Cinnie NobleThe relevance of this quote by Tuli Kupferberg to interpersonal conflict may not be...

By Cinnie Noble
Court Ordered Mediation and Informed Consent author.

Court Ordered Mediation and Informed Consent

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackStandard I of the Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators is entitled “Self-Determination” and...

By Phyllis Pollack
Book Review of Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution author.

Book Review of Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution

Originally published in: FAMILY COURT REVIEW, Vol. 59 No. 4, October 2021 831–839, doi: 10.1111/fcre.12612 © 2021 Association of Family...

By Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D
Top 5 Co-parenting Apps for Mediation author.

Top 5 Co-parenting Apps for Mediation

For many parents, getting ready for custody mediation is stressful and cumbersome.  A good co-parenting app upends this situation; it...

By Ben Coltrin
Working with Financial Neutrals author.

Working with Financial Neutrals

Joy Rosenthal's Mediation BlogOne of the hardest problems that a divorcing couple may face is how to divide up marital...

By Joy Rosenthal
“Double Hatting” under Med-Arb: A Comparative Analysis author.

“Double Hatting” under Med-Arb: A Comparative Analysis

Over the past few years, the concept of blending mediation with arbitration has attracted attention in the international arbitration community....

By Gizem Alper
How Much Money Does Mediation Save Companies? author.

How Much Money Does Mediation Save Companies?

By turning their faces from the legal system, many companies have saved fortunes in the money and time that legal...

By John Peterson
The Surge in Workplace Disputes Under Disability Discrimination Laws: Good News or Bad News? author.

The Surge in Workplace Disputes Under Disability Discrimination Laws: Good News or Bad News?

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleI have been wondering—as we are well into our second year of the pandemic—whether the...

By Stephen Sonnenberg
Health Systems and the Benefits of Early Dispute Resolution author.

Health Systems and the Benefits of Early Dispute Resolution

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleInnovation, regulation and evolution in the health care industry have all spawned complex business arrangements...

By Christopher Keele
Domestic Violence and Family Mediation author.

Domestic Violence and Family Mediation

Domestic violence is a prevalent problem in Canada.  Unfortunately, family violence is a genuine reality for many families. Mediation is...

By Marian Grande
Do You Love Yourself Enough So No One Dares to Hurt You? author.

Do You Love Yourself Enough So No One Dares to Hurt You?

This article is a mantra for those who are navigating difficult conflicts. _________ Did you know that I didn’t always...

By Veera Mahajan
Strathclyde Mediation Clinic: A decade of dedication to mediation in Scotland author.

Strathclyde Mediation Clinic: A decade of dedication to mediation in Scotland

The Mediation Clinic attached to the University of Strathclyde (“The Mediation Clinic”) in Glasgow, Scotland, recently won the ‘Community Contribution...

By Charlie Irvine, Jonathan Rodrigues
What Would *You* Have Done? author.

What Would *You* Have Done?

Indisputably An article last week in the Wall Street Journal offered the headline, “Political Divisions in Cortez, Colorado, Got So Bitter...

By Michael Moffitt
Transcendent author.

Transcendent

I’ve been fortunate to be a part of mediations where there have been healings and complete changes of heart among...

By Charlie Young
Mediation and the Evolution of Democracy: Inventing Interest-Based Responses to Lying, Demagoguery, and Fascism author.

Mediation and the Evolution of Democracy: Inventing Interest-Based Responses to Lying, Demagoguery, and Fascism

“[I]t was impossible to have a proper grasp of humanitarianism, culture, and democracy if one endorsed [the Nazi] conception, or...

By Kenneth Cloke
The Movement- Video author.

The Movement- Video

This was a talk from a national conference held by Monty Roberts, the original Horse Whisperer, where Michael Norwood was...

By Michael Norwood
ERRR On the Human Side of Mediation Encompassing  Empowerment, Recognition, Reflection and Respect author.

ERRR On the Human Side of Mediation Encompassing Empowerment, Recognition, Reflection and Respect

ERRR On the Human Side of Mediation Encompassing - Empowerment, Recognition, Reflection and Respect An Open Invitation to the Opposing...

By Sharon Kendrick-Johnson
What I’m Reading author.

What I’m Reading

Being retired from teaching and faculty meetings leaves time to do other things.  (Have you noticed that teaching and faculty...

By John Lande
“My Story” Featuring Cristina Pereyra-Alvarez, Retired Judge, 11th Judicial Circuit, Florida author.

“My Story” Featuring Cristina Pereyra-Alvarez, Retired Judge, 11th Judicial Circuit, Florida

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleCristina Pereyra-Alvarez started her professional journey in Mexico City, where she earned her first law...

By Cristina Pereyra-Alvarez
The New Plan for the Academy of Court-Appointed Masters author.

The New Plan for the Academy of Court-Appointed Masters

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesThe problem with chickens and eggs isn’t which one comes first. ...

By Merrill Hirsh
Mediation and Business Crisis in Italy, 2021. Where’s the training? author.

Mediation and Business Crisis in Italy, 2021. Where’s the training?

Introduction On August 25, 2021, Law decree 118/2021 came into force, introducing a new proceeding in the Italian legal system,...

By Giovanni Matteucci
Bellwether Mediations As An Alternative To Bellwether Trials author.

Bellwether Mediations As An Alternative To Bellwether Trials

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleConceptually, the goal of bellwether mediations is the same as that of its counterpart (a...

By Diane Welsh
Bring Five Percent more Compassion to Conflicts author.

Bring Five Percent more Compassion to Conflicts

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalBringing five percent more compassion can really make a difference in conflicts. What would happen...

By Lorraine Segal
Overcoming The Sunk Cost Fallacy and Its Untoward Impact on Settlement Dynamics author.

Overcoming The Sunk Cost Fallacy and Its Untoward Impact on Settlement Dynamics

“You just don’t get it,” the client explains. “I have great claims and I’ve spent over $300,000 in legal fees...

By Christopher Nolland

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