Category: Public Policy

Seeing the Future by Knowing the Past author.

Seeing the Future by Knowing the Past

This paper is based on a keynote speech delivered to the Nebraska Mediation Association on August 6, 2020. Nearly 18...

By Michael Lang
Vividness Bias: Real or Illusory? author.

Vividness Bias: Real or Illusory?

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack On June 29, 2021, Harvard’s PONS posted a blog written by staff entitled,...

By Phyllis Pollack
Global Mediation Development: Developing Cultures of Mediation author.

Global Mediation Development: Developing Cultures of Mediation

Global Mediation Development: Developing Cultures of Mediation             Chair: Tara Ollapally Members: Obi-Farinde Morenike, Bruce...

By Tara Ollapally
Mediation in Russia author.

Mediation in Russia

Global Growth Forum COMMENTS ON MEDIATION IN RUSSIA Background on Mediation Laws in Russia While a population that distrusts organized...

By Lara Traum
Effective Online Mediation Training For Public Policy And Large Group Mediators author.

Effective Online Mediation Training For Public Policy And Large Group Mediators

At the request of Mediate.com, a small group of US-based public policy and large group mediators/mediation trainers met online during...

By Donna Silverberg, Owner
Virtual Interpersonal Community Mediation: NAFCM Think Tank Report author.

Virtual Interpersonal Community Mediation: NAFCM Think Tank Report

Virtual Interpersonal Community Mediation Think Tank Report hosted by the National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM) Submitted by D.G. Mawn,...

By NAFCM
Implicit Bias is Everywhere! author.

Implicit Bias is Everywhere!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack Recently, I discussed an empirical study conducted by University of Hawaii Professor Justin...

By Phyllis Pollack
Fight, Flight, or Freeze … Conflict Responses are Very Personal author.

Fight, Flight, or Freeze … Conflict Responses are Very Personal

Mediation and Business Consulting by Kathleen Kauth. How do you respond to conflict?  It is very personal, and is based...

By Kathleen Kauth
ADR is Not a Household Term author.

ADR is Not a Household Term

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesKristen Blankley, Professor of Law at the University of Nebraska College of...

By Beth Graham
A Conversation About Whiteness and Mediation author.

A Conversation About Whiteness and Mediation

Indisputably FOI Alyson Carrel (Northwestern) and LCSW Jasmine Atwell (Loyola ‘JD22) recently discussed Sharon Press and Ellen Deason’s new article,...

By Jen Reynolds
Use This Tool to Talk About COVID19 author.

Use This Tool to Talk About COVID19

RiverHouse Press Blog by Ron KraybillWith COVID19 cases rocketing once again, old questions return.    We are all inescapably affected...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
UNCITRAL Completes a New Mediation Framework, Based on the Singapore Convention author.

UNCITRAL Completes a New Mediation Framework, Based on the Singapore Convention

CPR Speaks BlogEarlier this month, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law adopted the UNCITRAL Mediation Rules, the UNCITRAL Notes on...

By Mylene Chan
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
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
How Bystanders Can Stop Gossip author.

How Bystanders Can Stop Gossip

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalBystanders can stand up and stop workplace gossip. Gossip is a very common problem at...

By Lorraine Segal
Co-Parenting Online Course – How to Not Put Your Kids in the Middle of Your Divorce author.

Co-Parenting Online Course – How to Not Put Your Kids in the Middle of Your Divorce

How to get parents on the same page - Even in the middle of divorce Divorce can be tough on...

By Brandyn Roark Caires, Jen Schimbeno
Race and Caste, Gender and Patriarchy, Wealth and Class: Mediating the Systems, Structures, and Sources of Prejudice author.

Race and Caste, Gender and Patriarchy, Wealth and Class: Mediating the Systems, Structures, and Sources of Prejudice

“The function, the very serious function of racism, . . . is distraction. It keeps you from doing your work. It keeps you...

By Kenneth Cloke
A Lot of Common Sense and a Little Mazel Can Go a Long Way author.

A Lot of Common Sense and a Little Mazel Can Go a Long Way

Recently I mediated a contract dispute between a health care provider and an insurer. The main issue concerned billing practices...

By Nancy Shuger
Proposal for Standard Explanation in Mediation author.

Proposal for Standard Explanation in Mediation

IndisputablySince writing my recent short article, Courts Should Make Mediations Good Samaritans Not Frankensteins, I have been thinking about how to...

By John Lande
A Mediator’s Take on: Thinking in Bets, by Annie Duke author.

A Mediator’s Take on: Thinking in Bets, by Annie Duke

I recently came across a 2019 book about poker that has given me new insights into how I can help...

By Richard Lutringer
Looking Inside the Brain: Loneliness and Conflict author.

Looking Inside the Brain: Loneliness and Conflict

Humans are social beings and our well-being depends upon connection to one another (Cook, 2013).  However, the COVID-19 pandemic has...

By Penny van den berg
The Problem With the Label “High Conflict Divorce” author.

The Problem With the Label “High Conflict Divorce”

  It’s generally true in conflict that “it takes two to tango.” In the world of divorce, the fundamental problem...

By Carrie Gour
New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference author.

New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference

This article summarizes the Young Minds, Global Voices Conference. This conference was sponsored by mediate.com in May 2021 in an effort...

By Amee Dharamshi, Benjamin Lutz, Clare Fowler, Gwendolyn Myers, Ilan David Bass, Jay Patrick Santiago, Jonathan Rodrigues, Lydia Ray, Maria Apostolidou, Melanie Koch, Nisshant Laroia, Olivia Chisom Osuala, Salman Shaheen, Sumhiya  Sallay
The Choreography of Mediation author.

The Choreography of Mediation

I’ve always thought of mediation as a process more akin to art than to science. Yes, there are important techniques...

By Laurie Israel
Are They Crazy?  No, Just Human author.

Are They Crazy? No, Just Human

This article was published in the Detroit Legal News on March 2, 2021.In last month’s ADR Spotlight my PREMI colleague,...

By Richard Hurford
Reflection as a Manifestation of Recognition Beyond Relational Weakness and Self-Absorption author.

Reflection as a Manifestation of Recognition Beyond Relational Weakness and Self-Absorption

Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation by Dan SimonWhile debriefing immediately after a co-mediation, an interesting question arose: “Does...

By Robin Brzobohatý, Tereza Hanajová
Trust and Rapport – ODR Style! author.

Trust and Rapport – ODR Style!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackOne of the most important things a mediator must do- if not the most...

By Phyllis Pollack
The 2020 Tax Conundrum: Questions Facing Couples  Whose Divorce is Pending author.

The 2020 Tax Conundrum: Questions Facing Couples Whose Divorce is Pending

2020 has been a year of too many upsets, too many uncertainties, and too many confusions. Adding to this unsettling...

By Dr. Lynne C. Halem
20 Ways to Improve UNFCCC Meetings and Climate Change Negotiations author.

20 Ways to Improve UNFCCC Meetings and Climate Change Negotiations

In preparation for the next international meeting on climate change in Glasgow in November 2021, it is important to begin...

By Kenneth Cloke
ADR & Activism Through Art – Maya Angelou and Frida Kahlo author.

ADR & Activism Through Art – Maya Angelou and Frida Kahlo

IndisputablyWe already started this week talking about creative ways to persuade and I want to continue this week focusing on...

By Andrea Schneider

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