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The Development of Egyptian Alternative Dispute Resolution author.

The Development of Egyptian Alternative Dispute Resolution

As the largest Arab country in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region, Egypt will play a significant role in the...

By Mike McMullen
How to Make Sure A Corporate Representative’s Deposition Testimony Sticks at Trial author.

How to Make Sure A Corporate Representative’s Deposition Testimony Sticks at Trial

Baltimore Injury Lawyer Blog by John BrattIn my opinion, one of the most powerful, yet underused, discovery devices around is...

By John Bratt
Resources to Help us Evaluate Research author.

Resources to Help us Evaluate Research

Neuroscience and Conflict Resolution Blog by Stephanie West AllenAs neuro-foolishness and psych-silliness continue to seep into both mainstream media and...

By Stephanie West Allen
Hostage & Crisis Negotiators: Nonverbal Communication Basics author.

Hostage & Crisis Negotiators: Nonverbal Communication Basics

Learn the skills used by these expert negotiators and how it can help you. Law enforcement crisis and hostage negotiators...

By Jeff Thompson
The Genius of a Well-Crafted Mediation Brief author.

The Genius of a Well-Crafted Mediation Brief

I have always loved the written word. I still write handwritten notes and just purchased a beautiful new pen for...

By Jan Frankel Schau
Is Adjudication a Public Good? author.

Is Adjudication a Public Good?

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly Hayes University of Kansas School of Law Professor Stephen J. Ware...

By Beth Graham
This Week’s Attorney Shero Is The Bad Ass Zimmerman Judge author.

This Week’s Attorney Shero Is The Bad Ass Zimmerman Judge

Who can work the hardest and longest. That's how legal balls were judged back in the day. I recall court...

By Victoria Pynchon
Mediating ZOPA author.

Mediating ZOPA

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack In the last few days, I have mediated a couple of cases in...

By Phyllis Pollack
Public Diplomacy Opportunities Arise When Conflict Resolution Is Applied author.

Public Diplomacy Opportunities Arise When Conflict Resolution Is Applied

"...Public diplomacy is critical in extending civilian-military power. It combines soft and hard power to make the kind of 'smart...

By Jeff Thompson
Was OJ Simpson’s Lawyer Ineffective? author.

Was OJ Simpson’s Lawyer Ineffective?

ADR Prof Blog by Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole,Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross and Cynthia Alkon. OJ Simpson will be...

By Cynthia Alkon
Is There Good and Bad Mediation Practice? author.

Is There Good and Bad Mediation Practice?

Mediation Blog by Diane CohenWow! I’ve been overwhelmed with work and haven’t posted in months. But I’m back now and...

By Diane Cohen
Survey Shows How Mediation Can Be Successful author.

Survey Shows How Mediation Can Be Successful

Originally printed on Lexology September, 2012We have recently undertaken a survey on workplace mediation in association with Alison Love an...

By Victoria Hall

Liability of Counsel in International Arbitration: Any Changes?

Arbitration BlogA week ago today, it was my privilege to participate in the annual UNCITRAL/VIAC/YAAP Joint Conference, addressing hot topics...

By Lisa Bench Nieuwveld
The Supreme Court and the Future of Arbitration author.

The Supreme Court and the Future of Arbitration

ADR Prof Blog by Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole,Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross and Cynthia Alkon. At the 2012 AALS...

By Art Hinshaw
“Protect, Respect, Remedy”: What is the Lawyer’s Social Responsibility? author.

“Protect, Respect, Remedy”: What is the Lawyer’s Social Responsibility?

Business Conflict Blog by Peter Phillips The current issue of IBA Global Insight (Feb/March 2013) features an excellent article by...

By F. Peter Phillips
Mediation Saves Mediation in Massachusetts author.

Mediation Saves Mediation in Massachusetts

Just Court ADR by Susan M. Yates,Jennifer Shack, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, and Jessica Glowinski.In an appellate mediation over the fate...

By Jennifer Shack
Mediation Case Law Video: Including Arbitration Provision author.

Mediation Case Law Video: Including Arbitration Provision

In Fair v. Bakhtiari, 19 Cal.Rptr.3d 591 (Cal. Ct. App. 2004) the appellate course reversed the trial court's refusal to...

By James Coben
Cost of Small Claims Court vs. Mediation author.

Cost of Small Claims Court vs. Mediation

It is a difficult task comparing the cost of using Small Claims Court versus Mediation to resolve a dispute since...

By Lance Soskin
Compelling Mediation author.

Compelling Mediation

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack On January 11, 2013, I posted a blog entitled “A Mediator’s Wish List”...

By Phyllis Pollack
Four Keys to Successfully Mediating Temporary Orders in a Divorce Case author.

Four Keys to Successfully Mediating Temporary Orders in a Divorce Case

Introduction As a practicing family law attorney for 18 years I have participated in many temporary orders mediations in divorce...

By Scott Morgan
Mediators Who Never Say Die author.

Mediators Who Never Say Die

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleNot long ago, I conducted a mediation involving a serious personal injury. Given its severity,...

By Scott Silverman
Compulsory Mediation author.

Compulsory Mediation

Imagine for a moment that mediation is a product—a stain remover—that can be purchased from any supermarket. Almost all who...

By Paul Randolph

History of Warfare, Litigation, and the Mediation Bonus

Litigation, including arbitration, is not far removed from warfare as illustrated by Napoleon’s invasion of Russia 200 years ago. The...

By Jacques Joubert
The Growing Role of ADR in Multidistrict Litigation author.

The Growing Role of ADR in Multidistrict Litigation

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleThe U.S. District Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) hears the most complex federal multidistrict cases....

By Chris Poole
Year-End Wrap Up: Are We There Yet? author.

Year-End Wrap Up: Are We There Yet?

Business Conflict Blog by Peter Phillips Some of us have been at the task of providing alternatives to business litigation...

By F. Peter Phillips
In Stunning Move, Los Angeles Courts Abolish Mediation Programs author.

In Stunning Move, Los Angeles Courts Abolish Mediation Programs

In response to brutal budget cuts, the Los Angeles Superior Court is going on life-support at the same time as...

By Victoria Pynchon
Court Mediation Programs: An Endangered Species? author.

Court Mediation Programs: An Endangered Species?

One of the most important aspects of our system of justice is access to the means to achieve a just...

By Donald Cripe
Insecurity in Nigeria: Focus on the Family author.

Insecurity in Nigeria: Focus on the Family

It is good to combat social ills (terrorism, kidnapping, armed robbery and piracy), but we need to do more. There...

By Mary Aderibigbe
How to Handle Expert Witnesses with Disciplinary Charges/Orders author.

How to Handle Expert Witnesses with Disciplinary Charges/Orders

Baltimore Injury Lawyer Blog by John BrattThere has been some controversy recently in the community of Maryland lawyers who handle...

By John Bratt
Defense Research Institute Poll Shows Most People are Confident in the Fairness of Our Civil Courts author.

Defense Research Institute Poll Shows Most People are Confident in the Fairness of Our Civil Courts

Baltimore Injury Lawyer Blog by John BrattA poll recently released by the Defense Research Institute found that an overwhelming majority...

By John Bratt

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