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One Year Later: Zoom Fatigue author.

One Year Later: Zoom Fatigue

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackAlmost one year ago, life for most of us changed irrevocably: we went from...

By Phyllis Pollack
CEDR’s Eileen Carroll: Her Mediation Story author.

CEDR’s Eileen Carroll: Her Mediation Story

F. Peter Phillips, director of New York Law School’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills Program, welcomed an online audience earlier this month...

By Antranik Chekemian
Of Pandemic and Perseverance:   NYCLA’s ADR Committee Makes Lemonade Out of Lemons in 2020 author.

Of Pandemic and Perseverance: NYCLA’s ADR Committee Makes Lemonade Out of Lemons in 2020

Of Pandemic and Perseverance . . .   NYCLA’s ADR Committee Makes Lemonade Out of Lemons in 2020     While there...

By Chris Fladgate, Elan E. Weinreb, Nelson Timken
The Ten or Twelve Top Reasons (More or Less) for Not Mediating a Dispute – Revisited author.

The Ten or Twelve Top Reasons (More or Less) for Not Mediating a Dispute – Revisited

At the beginning of a new year, it seems a good time to look back on some of the common...

By Colm Brannigan
Code of Civil Procedure Section 664.6 Is Now Lawyer-Friendly author.

Code of Civil Procedure Section 664.6 Is Now Lawyer-Friendly

Code of Civil Procedure Section 664.6 Is Now Lawyer-Friendly Most settlement agreements provide that the entire action shall be dismissed...

By Michael Diliberto
Beyond Civil Rights: The Case for Enforcement of Harassment Laws as a Means to Deter Racially Based Confrontations author.

Beyond Civil Rights: The Case for Enforcement of Harassment Laws as a Means to Deter Racially Based Confrontations

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleAs a JAMS mediator, I believe that one of the best ways to assist parties...

By James Ware
Recognizing Trauma: Litigation and Politics are Harming Us author.

Recognizing Trauma: Litigation and Politics are Harming Us

Originally published here at Kluwer Arbitration Blog.I write this in the aftermath of yet another mediation in which the protagonists...

By John Sturrock
Legal Design and Dispute Tech: Before the Conflict author.

Legal Design and Dispute Tech: Before the Conflict

Technology continues to create new conflict, and with that, find new ways to resolve that conflict. There are many more...

By Simon Boehme
Research Looks at Meaningful Ways to Promote Intergroup Contact author.

Research Looks at Meaningful Ways to Promote Intergroup Contact

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy PollackSummary of: Kauff, M., Beneda, M., Paolini, S., Bilewicz, M., Kotzur, P., O’Donnell, A. W., Stevenson,...

By Natalie Davis
APFM, NAFCM, MBB & ACR Co-Sponsor National Mediation Policy Act! author.

APFM, NAFCM, MBB & ACR Co-Sponsor National Mediation Policy Act!

The Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM), National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM), Mediators Beyond Borders (MBB) and  Association for...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Mediation as a Business Accelerator author.

Mediation as a Business Accelerator

Introduction The normalization agreements realized between Israel, the UAE and Bahrain, through diplomatic mediation, can serve as a model for business...

By Orit Asnin
Max Schrems strikes again!  Where next for Mediation Service Providers and their mediators? author.

Max Schrems strikes again! Where next for Mediation Service Providers and their mediators?

This blog discusses the case known as Schrems II and provides practical advice to ADR Service Providers (ASPs) and ADR...

By Tony Guise
Pretrial Risk Assessment author.

Pretrial Risk Assessment

Nearly everyone both within and outside of the legal profession has heard of bail reform.  Couched typically as “America’s cash bail...

By Jeffrey Clayton
Family Mediation vs Family Litigation author.

Family Mediation vs Family Litigation

Many people assume that the only way to resolve a family law matter is to retain counsel and commence a...

By Marian Grande
Using Assertive Communication as a Way to Prevent Conflict in the Workplace author.

Using Assertive Communication as a Way to Prevent Conflict in the Workplace

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy Pollack Practicing effective communication is one of the most impactful ways to prevent conflict in the...

By Vanessa Rose
Thoughts on Addressing Racial Injustice author.

Thoughts on Addressing Racial Injustice

This work juxtaposes an announcement by AAA-ICDR with articles that promote dialogue in difficult conversations. What's the Right Thing to...

By Bernard Mayer, Richard Barbieri, Richard Susskind
If a Crime is Admitted, What Then? author.

If a Crime is Admitted, What Then?

“If a person during a caucus session tells the mediator that he committed a crime which had nothing to do...

By Gabriela Szlak, rich smukler
4th Key-Professionalism: Create a Universal Code of Disclosure author.

4th Key-Professionalism: Create a Universal Code of Disclosure

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Ana Gonçalves, Daniel Rainey, Francois Bogacz
6th Key-Government: Help Governments Lead Mediation into the Mainstream author.

6th Key-Government: Help Governments Lead Mediation into the Mainstream

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Christian Radu Chereji
6th Key-Government: Make Mediation a Prerequisite to Civil Litigation author.

6th Key-Government: Make Mediation a Prerequisite to Civil Litigation

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Constantin-Adi Gavrila, Leonardo d'Urso, Manon Schonewille
7th Key-Usage: Forge a User-driven Vision for Mediation; Then Fund It author.

7th Key-Usage: Forge a User-driven Vision for Mediation; Then Fund It

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Michael Leathes
What Do ‘Lay’ People Know About Justice? author.

What Do ‘Lay’ People Know About Justice?

This post is based on his recent publication in International Journal of Law in Context. Also published here: https://adrresearch.net/2020/06/22/what-do-lay-people-know-about-justice/ In...

By Charlie Irvine
Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: Europe author.

Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: Europe

Editor's Note:  In this article series, seven leading mediators and conflict resolution practitioners share their unique voices on three pressing...

By Carla Marcucci, Gregg Relyea
A Transformational Approach to Conflicts  Between Police, Demonstrators, and Communities of Color author.

A Transformational Approach to Conflicts Between Police, Demonstrators, and Communities of Color

Police everywhere receive extensive training in using rifles, pistols, tasers, and clubs.  How much training do they receive in non-violent...

By Kenneth Cloke
Congress Awakes! author.

Congress Awakes!

This is an opinion piece about the country's response to the pandemic.The Nation is facing the triple challenges of the...

By Joshua Javits
The Death of Traditional Mediation – An Obituary author.

The Death of Traditional Mediation – An Obituary

Tradition, I believe is something of value held to be preserved and repeated. Tradition (500 B.C. to 2020 A.D.) in...

By Paul Rajkowski
Negotiation is Replacing Litigation author.

Negotiation is Replacing Litigation

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference. Randy Lowry discusses how some have been resistant to...

By L. Randolph Lowry
Voluntary Mediator Certification – What does that mean? author.

Voluntary Mediator Certification – What does that mean?

The MC3, a mediation membership organization in Southern California, has begun certifying mediators who meet a published set of qualifications...

By Lynn Johnson
Bargaining in the Shadow of the Law author.

Bargaining in the Shadow of the Law

Fair enough, dark chocolates and mediation share the same resemblance or mutually have a lot of similarities. These two have...

By Chinwe Egbunike-Umegbolu
Interview with Bruce Edwards – The Future of Mediation and Mediation in India author.

Interview with Bruce Edwards – The Future of Mediation and Mediation in India

This is a new interview of Bruce Edwards by Mediate.com's Managing Editor, Dr. Clare Fowler. Mr. Edwards discusses the growth...

By Bruce Edwards

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