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Mediation and the Art of Motorcycle Riding author.
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Mediation and the Art of Motorcycle Riding

The Power of Incompetence I recently completed a motorcycle rider course at a local community college. My experience gave me...

By Evan Ash
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Guest Editorial for Youth and Schools Section

With the 2002 National Safe Schools Week upon us (October 20-26, 2002), it is an appropriate time to reflect on...

By Jim Eisele
Mediating Early Stage Disputes by Conjecture of Discoverable Information author.
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Mediating Early Stage Disputes by Conjecture of Discoverable Information

Introduction When approaching a mediation session, the experienced mediator pretty much knows the routine issues involved in the type of...

By Ron Thompson
Mandatory Employment Arbitration Agreements: The Key To Avoiding A Charge of Unconscionability author.
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Mandatory Employment Arbitration Agreements: The Key To Avoiding A Charge of Unconscionability

Honorable Mention in the Law Student Category2002 James Boskey ADR Writing Competition. The competition is Sponsored by the ABA Section...

By Alyssa Shenk
Mediation in Estate Planning: A Strategy for Everyone’s Benefit author.
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Mediation in Estate Planning: A Strategy for Everyone’s Benefit

First published in the "Elder's Advisor, The Journal of Elder Law and Post-Retirement Planning."How much better would this world be...

By David Gage, John Gromala
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The Five Minute Police Officer (Book Review)

The first five minutes of an interaction between a police officer and a member of the public is crucial. By...

By Marie Paoletti
Preparing For Your Mediation author.
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Preparing For Your Mediation

"If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you always got." (Mark Twain) It is likely that you...

By Tom Sebok
Mediation in Copyright Disputes: From Compromise Created Incentives to Incentive Created Compromises author.
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Mediation in Copyright Disputes: From Compromise Created Incentives to Incentive Created Compromises

Winning Essay in the Law Student Category2002 James Boskey ADR Writing Competition. The competition is Sponsored by the ABA Section...

By Stephen Anway
U.S. Consensus Council: Call To Action author.
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U.S. Consensus Council: Call To Action

On October 9th, the Senate Government Affairs Committee approved Senate bill (S.1651), as amended, which creates the U.S. Consensus Council...

By W. Steve Lee
When We Listen, People Talk author.
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When We Listen, People Talk

"To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well." John Marshall (1755-1835 Supreme...

By Edward P. Ahrens
Face To Face vs. On-Line Facilitation: What To Put At The World Trade Center Site? author.
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Face To Face vs. On-Line Facilitation: What To Put At The World Trade Center Site?

I was among a very few individuals who got the opportunity to facilitate the discussion in both the Javits Center...

By Jon Linden
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Colonialism, Crime, and Dispute Resolution: A Critical Analysis of Canada’s Aboriginal Justice Strategy

Winning Essay in the Graduate Student Category2002 James Boskey ADR Writing Competition. The competition is Sponsored by the ABA Section...

By Jessie Sutherland
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Making the Mediation Pie Bigger—A Comment

Passive peacemaking will not make the world a more peaceful place. But this is the stance we are told to...

By Lee A. Hopkins
Mediation -The Best Way To Work It Out author.
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Mediation -The Best Way To Work It Out

Why are so many businesses still dragging their heals about using mediation to resolve workplace disputes? CEO's, Human Resource Directors,...

By Carol V. Bloom
ADA Mediation-Important Challenges Remain author.
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ADA Mediation-Important Challenges Remain

Disability mediation has become an accepted and developing segment of the ADR field since the publication of the ADA Mediation...

By Judith Cohen
Rojas v. Superior Court (Second Dist., Div. Seven. Oct. 10, 2002.) author.
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Rojas v. Superior Court (Second Dist., Div. Seven. Oct. 10, 2002.)

Rojas v. Superior Court (Coffin) (2002) , Cal.App.4th [No. B158391. Second Dist., Div. Seven. Oct. 10, 2002.] GENOVEVA ROJAS et...

By Managing Editor
An Analysis of Principled Advocacy in the Development of the Uniform Mediation Act author.
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An Analysis of Principled Advocacy in the Development of the Uniform Mediation Act

"Republished online with the permission of the NIU Law Review." I t has been a unique opportunity to serve, on...

By Gregory Firestone
Conflict Analysis Models for Mediators and Other Practitioners author.
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Conflict Analysis Models for Mediators and Other Practitioners

Introduction This is a handbook for conflict resolution practitioners aimed at helping them understand and analyze conflict more effectively in...

By Gary T. Furlong
Values Based Business-Avoiding Enronitis author.
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Values Based Business-Avoiding Enronitis

The demise of Enron raises questions about values in business. The media often portray this as a question of good...

By Sterling Newberry
Mediation in Today’s Estate Settlement World author.
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Mediation in Today’s Estate Settlement World

Death is becoming a big topic now that baby boomers are being whipsawed by their own growing sense of mortality...

By Rikk Larsen
The Elephant author.
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The Elephant

We must always tell what we see. Above all, and this is more difficult, we must always see what we...

By Edward P. Ahrens
20 Concepts & Recommendations for Utilizing the Internet author.
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20 Concepts & Recommendations for Utilizing the Internet

This article reviews 20 concepts and recommendations to assist you to most capably utilize the Internet in support of your...

By James Melamed, J.D.
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A Call to the Conflict Resolution Community

This past August I attended for the first time the annual conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR), a...

By Bridget Moix
Restorative Mediation author.
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Restorative Mediation

In the past ten years, a number of different mediation styles and techniques have been developed. For example, evaluative mediation...

By Douglas Noll
The Wall and ‘Supply Side Security’ author.
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The Wall and ‘Supply Side Security’

It's time to move past "do-we-or-don't we shell Saddam" to the stuff burning holes in our hearts. Let's name what...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
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Before Conflict: Preventing Aggressive Behavior (Book Review)

Order at Amazon.comBefore Conflict: Preventing Aggressive Behavior by John D.Byrnes. Before Conflict starts out with a powerful, attention-getting Foreword by...

By William Cottringer
Conflict Analysis in Relation to Mediator Strategy and Type author.
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Conflict Analysis in Relation to Mediator Strategy and Type

Professor Leonard Riskin in his ground breaking article [Mediator Orientations, Strategies and Techniques, 12 Alternatives 111 (September 1994) posits that...

By Rick Russell
Downsizing: Blues Or Jazz?  Which tune will your employees sing? author.
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Downsizing: Blues Or Jazz? Which tune will your employees sing?

When a company decides to down size for economic reasons it is very disruptive to its’ employees. Initially, there’s the...

By Sterling Newberry
What Kind Of Commercial Mediator Are You author.
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What Kind Of Commercial Mediator Are You

Are you a specialist or generalist commercial mediator? Has anyone ever asked you this question? Sometimes I get interrogated about...

By Tom Oswald
Negotiating Skills For Managers (Book Review) author.
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Negotiating Skills For Managers (Book Review)

Order at Amazon.comNegotiation vs Mediation When we mediate, we are engaged in the process of trying to help and persuade...

By Jon Linden

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