All mediators understand that we’re supposed to be impartial. Our ideas about what that means fall on a continuum.
(10/13/18)F. Peter Phillips
The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) has announced agreement on a “United Nations Agreement on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation.”
The First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston recently declined to enforce an arbitration clause in the Container Store’s loyalty program against blind customers.
Life imitates art, art imitates life, and both reveal deeper patterns.
There is a big difference between marriage counselors and mediators, and each is specific to the condition of a relationship.
(10/05/18)María Victoria Marun, Maria Eugenia Sole
It is currently common to use expressions such as "polarization" or "crack" to describe the attitudes with which the inhabitants, politicians and governments in different countries raise or debate their problems.
Mediation in Worcester, Gloucester and the surrounding areas is increasingly the default option when it comes to family dispute resolution.
Mental health professionals may have a general idea about what divorce mediation is but want to know more about it before making referrals. This article discusses critical points for you to consider before referring your clients to divorce mediation or mediation of other family issues.
There has been upsurge literature on third party intervention in recent years, and still a significant gap in the field of mediation.
Attending a mediation requires making difficult decisions.
Es articulo es un Descripcion de objetivos e identificacion de la institucion.
In order to be more effective in mediation, the story of the case must be told just like the unfolding of a movie or book. Like any story, there is a common structure that has a beginning, middle and end and is broken down into three acts.
This article directs the special advantages of mediation for resolving disputes. It outlines the specific procedure for mediation that optimizes these advantages over arbitration.
This article covers Restoring Community Day held in 2017, including plans for the upcoming Community Day to be held in October 2018.
On September 11, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed in a law which will require attorneys to inform their clients of the confidentiality restrictions related to mediation.
When one ignores one’s own emotions, to maintain face, or to increase hopes for immature peace, the likelihood for an unexpected emotional burst, by oneself, or by the other, increases.
It sounds counter intuitive, but Inaction or avoidance can be a viable way of dealing with workplace conflict.
In franchise disputes, lawyers and parties who search for mediators drill down on mediators’ professional backgrounds, often paying the most attention to whether potential mediators have previously represented franchisors or franchisees.
By following some simple tips and committing yourself to being the best co-parent possible, you can help to ensure your children thrive during and after the divorce.
This article discusses topics that often come up in Evaluative Mediation trainings: A selected number can be included in a course on evaluative mediation, and exercises used to assist “learning” of those topics.
(8/24/18)Sandeep Bhalothia, Vizita Singh
Sulh or amicable settlement has a long history within Arab and Islamic societies and have their roots in pre-Islamic Arabia.
Nature Deficit Disorder, a phrase coined by Richard Louv in his book, Last Child in The Woods, is used to describe the impact that urbanisation along with the technological era has had, in reducing the time children are having in nature, nearby nature.
This article discusses how Italy has approached the initial mediation session.
If a parent wants to set their child up for success, they should strive to teach them how to handle their emotions in a healthy way.
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The theme of the article is that while we might be neurologically and sociologically primed to “Fight or Flight”, we can choose another way and thereby reduce the conflict in our lives.