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A Hot College Dispute Crying for Mediation author.

A Hot College Dispute Crying for Mediation

A story that has exploded on to the national scene is occurring in Columbia, Mo. where athletes whom are black...

By Michael Toebe
If And When ADR Should Be Introduced Into Student Debt Conversation author.

If And When ADR Should Be Introduced Into Student Debt Conversation

Just Court ADR by Susan M. Yates,Jennifer Shack, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, and Jessica Glowinski.Like many of you, we here at...

By Eric Slepak
Celebrating the Work and Person of Special Education Mediation Champion Marshall Peter (video) author.

Celebrating the Work and Person of Special Education Mediation Champion Marshall Peter (video)

Marshall Peter is soon retiring as Director of Direction Service, a multi-program, family support agency founded in 1977 in Eugene,...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Restorative Justice to Handle Sexual Assault Cases at Universities? author.

Restorative Justice to Handle Sexual Assault Cases at Universities?

Indisputably Yesterday the NY Times published an editorial recommending the use of restorative justice as one approach to handling sexual...

By Cynthia Alkon
Yes, Make them Negotiate author.

Yes, Make them Negotiate

Indisputably Hi all–just a quick follow up to circle back on my proposal to have my 70 students negotiate the...

By Andrea Schneider

Roommate Negotiations

In the modern age, First Item Second Item Third Item Uoregon

By Nolan Kane
Unbroken Circles for Schools – Book Review author.

Unbroken Circles for Schools – Book Review

This review originally appeared at Shiny Book Review on February 13, 2015, and is linked here.Tonight’s review subject is Ken...

By Barb Caffrey, Ken Johnson
Juries of Their Peers author.

Juries of Their Peers

Two Minute Trainings by Maria SimpsonWhen I was in fourth grade, a few millennia ago, our teacher established a system...

By Maria Simpson
The Future of Mediation: Teens and Technology author.

The Future of Mediation: Teens and Technology

In my opinion the future of mediation is based on two pillars: teenagers and the use of new technologies. First,...

By Sandra Untrojb
Teaching Students to Be Problem-Solvers and Dispute-Resolvers author.

Teaching Students to Be Problem-Solvers and Dispute-Resolvers

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesAndrea Kupfer Schneider, Professor of Law at Marquette University Law School,...

By Beth Graham
Why Our Practice Areas Include Special Education Cases author.

Why Our Practice Areas Include Special Education Cases

Dispute Settlement Counsel by Michael Zeytoonian. There is a personal reason and a law practice philosophy reason why we represent...

By Michael A. Zeytoonian
Teaching in a World of Racism Without Racists? author.

Teaching in a World of Racism Without Racists?

ADR Prof BlogAs the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend comes to an end, and as a new semester is beginning,...

By Cynthia Alkon
Fear Comes to School: Mediating Among Parents Around Ebola author.

Fear Comes to School: Mediating Among Parents Around Ebola

Although the tsunami of Ebola fears is receding, it has provided our profession a reminder about the enormous power of...

By Richard Barbieri
Giving Children a Voice author.

Giving Children a Voice

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” (Nelson...

By Sabine Walsh
What Happens on the Bus, Shouldn’t Stay on the Bus! author.

What Happens on the Bus, Shouldn’t Stay on the Bus!

Texas Conflict Coach Audio Blog by Pattie PorterWith the start of 2014-2015 school year in full swing, children across the...

By Patricia Porter

Multi-tasking

Some interesting back-and-forth occurred during the last panel of the day yesterday at the 2014 ODR conference, when David Bilinsky,...

By Joe Markowitz
Tales From Middle School author.

Tales From Middle School

ADR Prof Blog by Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole,Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross and Cynthia Alkon.My eighth-grade daughter came home...

By Jen Reynolds
Are We Fixed or Fluid? Effects of Adolescent Beliefs on Responses to Victimization author.

Are We Fixed or Fluid? Effects of Adolescent Beliefs on Responses to Victimization

International Center for Cooperation and Conflict ResolutionResearch has shown that interventions aimed at reducing aggression and violence in children yield...

By Jen Hull
Life-Long Learning for Mediators author.

Life-Long Learning for Mediators

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.When I train mediators I explain there are four main ingredients to...

By Patrick Moulsdale
The Use of Student Organizations as a Means of Conflict Resolution Education author.

The Use of Student Organizations as a Means of Conflict Resolution Education

Historically, college student organizations have been seen as belonging within the mission of colleges and universities (Schmitz, 1997) and particularly...

By Judy Rashid
Student Writing Competition in ADR author.

Student Writing Competition in ADR

Here's a great opportunity for current students- the annual Student Writing Competition in ADR organized by the Association for Conflict...

By Jeff Thompson
ABA DR Section Survey on Gender Differences author.

ABA DR Section Survey on Gender Differences

ADR Prof Blog by Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole,Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross and Cynthia Alkon.Hi all–as many of you...

By Andrea Schneider
Mediacion Escolar y Los Derechos de Ninos Y Adolescents author.

Mediacion Escolar y Los Derechos de Ninos Y Adolescents

En 1986, Hill Honig, Superintendente de Educación Pública en EEUU, afirmó "Enseñar las habilidades de resolución de conflictos en las...

By Maria Victoria Marun
Behind Bars and Behind the Gun author.

Behind Bars and Behind the Gun

His last moments alive were spent in pain and humiliation after his pleas for help were rebuffed by the guards...

By Ken Johnson
Spreading ADR Best Practices Around the World author.

Spreading ADR Best Practices Around the World

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleAlthough many countries have not developed formal ADR processes as part of their legal systems,...

By Chris Poole
Kid ADR Conflict Resolution Rap – Video author.

Kid ADR Conflict Resolution Rap – Video

This video is a rap put together by children. Peer mediators and elementary school children discuss conflict resolution techniques.

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Peacemaker/Advocate

The August issue of the California Bar Journal is devoted to the theme of lawyer as peacemaker. In his introduction,...

By Joe Markowitz
Intern Class Actions on the Rise author.

Intern Class Actions on the Rise

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleThe rise in unpaid internships has led to an equally significant uptick in litigation brought...

By Terry Friedman

Back to School

Wayne LaPierre owes an apology, or at least an explanation, to Antoinette Tuff, the Georgia school employee who successfully talked...

By Joe Markowitz
AudioBlog: Truancy Mediation: What You Should Know? author.

AudioBlog: Truancy Mediation: What You Should Know?

Texas Conflict Coach Audio Blog by Pattie PorterLearn about truancy and how mediation can be a valuable process for students,...

By Patricia Porter

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