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New UK Report on Mandatory ADR author.

New UK Report on Mandatory ADR

IndisputablyThe UK Civil Justice Council recently issued a report determining that parties to a civil dispute can legally be compelled...

By Hiro Aragaki
Who Should You Call When in Conflict? author.

Who Should You Call When in Conflict?

What is the difference between counseling, conflict coaching, conflict consulting, and mediation?  How do you figure out the most appropriate...

By Janet Chance
Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club – Amanda Ripley, High Conflict, with Peter Adler author.

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club – Amanda Ripley, High Conflict, with Peter Adler

Recording of the first episode of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club - NYT best selling author Amanda Ripley talking about...

By Amanda Ripley, Peter Adler
How to Avoid a Rough Argument author.

How to Avoid a Rough Argument

It’s perfectly normal for couples to fight and get into arguments. You can’t always agree with everything your significant other...

By John Peterson
Immigration and Conflict Resolution author.

Immigration and Conflict Resolution

This article examines this author's perspective on immigration from a conflict resolution perspective. Immigration has been a controversial topic in...

By Yuli Martinez
Cats’ Advice on Maintaining Our Mental Balance author.

Cats’ Advice on Maintaining Our Mental Balance

As a mediator, one can sometimes feel isolated, after all confidentiality comes first, there is no room to share your...

By Ivetta Delczegh
Mediation Briefs and Preparation author.

Mediation Briefs and Preparation

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackWhy do mediators request briefs from the parties? No- it is not just to...

By Phyllis Pollack
1992 Watts Gang Truce author.

1992 Watts Gang Truce

There are multiple instances where there is conflict without resolution. For instance, when talking about topics such as religion it...

By Hailee Mingo
Say That Again – Six Ways to Harness the Power of Your Words in Mediation author.

Say That Again – Six Ways to Harness the Power of Your Words in Mediation

Because there is so much power in our words, we can use them to do a whole lot of good...

By Terri Breer
Things fall apart. How to respond? author.

Things fall apart. How to respond?

These are scary times, and it’s not just COVID19.  Polarization is rooted now in ways not experienced in living memory. ...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
Definition of Transparent author.

Definition of Transparent

1a(1): having the property of transmitting light without appreciable scattering so that bodies lying beyond are seen clearly. (2): allowing the passage of a...

By Kathleen Kauth
3 Strategies for Effective Co-Parenting author.

3 Strategies for Effective Co-Parenting

Detailed custody resource here: https://www.custodyxchange.com/topics/custody/advice/co-parenting.php Co-parenting is arguably the most important part of separating to get right. It can also...

By Ben Coltrin
Disruptions, Disputes, and Dialogue: What Just Happened? author.

Disruptions, Disputes, and Dialogue: What Just Happened?

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleWe are finally starting to see signs of economic recovery, with businesses reopening and emerging...

By Ranse Howell

How Many ‘Brewdogs” Out There?

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.There are no shortcuts to building a good workplace culture. BrewDog is...

By Katherine Graham
Shovel 4 – Diminished – Tradition reduced author.

Shovel 4 – Diminished – Tradition reduced

As the fence grows larger, traditional mediation is further diminished by all the versions in the current culture. Diminishing self-determination...

By Paul Rajkowski
Mediation in the Field of Business and Human Rights author.

Mediation in the Field of Business and Human Rights

In this article, I describe the mediation of a human rights dispute alleging abusive work conditions and labor practices in...

By Elise Groulx
Confirmation Bias: Something Mediators Need to Appreciate author.

Confirmation Bias: Something Mediators Need to Appreciate

As far as I can tell, much of the research on how neural functions affect mediation has been done in...

By Charlie Young
Conflict Escalation author.

Conflict Escalation

  One thing that all humans can agree upon is that we make assumptions. Whether we like it or not...

By Heitor Rodrigues
Business Interruption Insurance Claims and COVID-19 author.

Business Interruption Insurance Claims and COVID-19

In a democracy, there exists a presumption of freedom of operate within the context of the law. For those who...

By Julian Granka Ferguson
A Protocol for Online Mediation author.

A Protocol for Online Mediation

Since the outbreak of the pandemic Covid19, life as we know it was bound to change. This being the situation...

By Maria Jabbour
Insurrection, Demagoguery, and the Mediation of Political Conflicts author.

Insurrection, Demagoguery, and the Mediation of Political Conflicts

“[Partisan demagoguery] agitates the community with ill-founded jealousies and false alarms, kindles the animosity of one part against another, foments...

By Kenneth Cloke
Top Ten Cognitive Biases and Distortions in Mediation author.

Top Ten Cognitive Biases and Distortions in Mediation

This article was first published in the Oakland County Legal News on January 26, 2021. “You can’t always get what...

By Laura Athens
Live or virtual? Is the Future Here to Stay?  Born of necessity. Driven by ease. author.

Live or virtual? Is the Future Here to Stay? Born of necessity. Driven by ease.

Over the past year, we have been forced to learn to use virtual technologies. Many have come to appreciate, even...

By Lou Chang
An Affirmative Higher Social Responsibility Duty to Serve Systemic Social Change through System Design author.

An Affirmative Higher Social Responsibility Duty to Serve Systemic Social Change through System Design

JUST RESOLUTIONS NEWSLETTER article by the American Bar Association · Dispute Resolution Section This article reflects on a panel discussion...

By Charles Crumpton
Charting a Middle Course for Court-Connected Mediation author.

Charting a Middle Course for Court-Connected Mediation

Indisputably The majority opinion in the Breslin case led me to write my piece, Courts Should Make Mediation Good Samaritans Not Frankensteins, which led the...

By John Lande
Certainty Does Not Equate to Accuracy! author.

Certainty Does Not Equate to Accuracy!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackIn the past, I have discussed studies on the unreliability of witness identification of...

By Phyllis Pollack

Stress, Depression, and Heart Attacks: What Poor Management Does to Employee Health

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.We know a toxic culture in the workplace is bad for morale,...

By Katherine Graham
Do You Model Conflict Competence? author.

Do You Model Conflict Competence?

Conflict Management Coaching Blog by Cinnie Noble“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the...

By Cinnie Noble
Retaining Your Assets in Divorce author.

Retaining Your Assets in Divorce

Divorce Done Differently by Denise French After years of working with those going through divorce, we have found individuals with...

By Denise French, MAFF, CVA, CDFA, CRPC
Q&A Highlights Importance of RSI/UC Davis Research on Procedural Justice in ODR author.

Q&A Highlights Importance of RSI/UC Davis Research on Procedural Justice in ODR

Just Court ADR by Susan M. Yates, Jennifer Shack, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, and Jessica Glowinski.The Pew Charitable Trusts has published...

By Susan Yates

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