One of the most common mistakes in divorce is making promises too soon--here are a few others.
This story unveils my initial exposure to the mediation process through the intakes done weekly for students experiencing conflict in a college setting. Over the course of a semester it becomes evident to me that learning to do intakes properly is important to successful mediation.
A few months ago, I posted a quote on Twitter that a colleague sent me because she thought I’d like it. And I do.
It is funny how sometimes the stars align to suddenly highlight an issue that was nowhere in my conscious brain before then.
Is one of the problems with mandatory minimums is that they make police misconduct more difficult to manage?
Mediation requires an entirely different branding approach—away from being a charitable amenity in court, towards becoming a commercially viable service.
There are many forms of mediation and environments in which they occur, but a place that proves extremely beneficial for mediation takes place in an educational setting.
Workplace conflicts sometimes make me think of a song by the country-music duo Brothers Osborne called “It Ain’t My Fault.”
Dramatic changes are coming to family mediation programs and practices in the U.S. In the court context, The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew) are now leading the way to expand online access to justice, including online dispute resolution (ODR).
(10/04/19)Ronald S. Kraybill
How can we assist the healing of a broken world when we ourselves are far from healed?
I wonder whether the use of anger in negotiations is helpful or harmful.
Are you stuck in a rut in your relationship with someone?
Mediation is a serious process where serious conflicts are seriously addressed by serious people.
After more than 16,500 mediations inside and outside of the court system, dozens of organizational interventions, executive coaching, and overall collaborative problem solving, I have learned some hard lessons about what works and what doesn’t.
Mediate.com, the world’s most visited dispute resolution site and most used mediator directory, has launched MediateIndia! CAMP, based in Bangalore, is the Foundational Sponsor for MediateIndia!
With increasing political polarization in the United States, political absolutists are halting the practice of compromise and collaboration for their Congressional representatives.
How have you framed your conflict?
Brush up on your workplace conflict resolution skills--and build up some trust in your employees.
Why should I choose mediation to deal with conflict?
If you work in Human Resources or manage employees then you will no doubt be involved with resolving conflict at your workplace.
33 million cases are pending in the courts of India as of 2019--what is the answer?
In this blog post, Saakshi Jain, student, Amity University, Lucknow Campus writes about Mediation, a must and compulsory process in India. This post also covers the need, advantages, and disadvantages of mediation and its impact on Indian divorces.
This is a new interview of Bruce Edwards by Mediate.com's Managing Editor, Dr. Clare Fowler. Mr. Edwards discusses the growth in the field of mediation generally and the growth of mediation in India specifically.
In this article, I aim to identify two opposite interests associated with the settlement of domestic violence cases, and look at the Indian law to see how those two interests are equitably balanced, therefore, providing a recommended way forward, not necessarily a perfect one, to handle cases related to domestic violence.
(9/20/19)Gregg Relyea, Niranjan J. Bhatt
To resolve litigated disputes, Indian courts are using a variety of modern methods, including mediation, and traditional methods, including Lok Adalat, on a broad scale. Lok Adalat (the "people's court") is derived from the ancient panchayat system of justice, where panchas, village elders, helped people resolve their disputes.
During a recent discussion of ethics, I asked whether it would be proper to hide information.
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