If a person during a caucus session tells the mediator that he committed a crime which had nothing to do with the case in mediation, what does the mediator do?
Conflict Intervention Service: Transforming Lives, Transforming Affordable Housing, Transforming Community in Times of COVID-19
This article presents Bungay Stanier’s seven essential questions to focus on in a conflict coaching situation.
The metaphor of an iceberg has commonly been used as a metaphor about conflict.
Being open to difficult feedback, even about racism, can help you grow.
Conflict is inherent and pulsating in every situation or aspect of life.
The likelihood of conflict and conflicting ideologies makes effective resolution of disputes and the negotiation of sustainable deals crucially important.
I believe it is time to start a conversation about whether shorter, staggered sessions ought to be considered a best practice when mediating civil and commercial cases via videoconference.
If you have problems with BATNA theory, you aren’t the only one.
Today the mediation field needs to go further. It needs to articulate a new, mature, vision. One that unlocks its Golden Age.
Aspects of ODR have been with us in one form another for decades.
Where medicine may have been conventional, the most conservative profession is often thought to be law.
In recent efforts to improve law enforcement’s role in serving our communities, a major issue is whether police departments can be assisted or replaced by professionals better suited to handling citizen calls on some issues.
The art and craft of mediation, like many other skills, mainly matures from the myriad mistakes mediators make on their way to meticulously mastering the process.
This paper discusses the emphasis of Alternate Dispute Resolution in the field of ADA and Disability Discrimination and then provides a more detailed review of recent Title I and Title III cases.
This article examines possible ethical implications of using a mediator’s assistant considering current mediator obligations.
How can an appreciation of mediation be developed in the marketplace?
Mediation is a malleable process that parties and neutrals adapt to different areas of practice, cultures, and practitioner demands.
The Singapore Convention on Mediation can have a significant influence on the international appetite for mediation.
Resolution 1325 marks the first time that the UNSC affirmed the critical role of women in conflict resolution and peace building.
This series examines how the 7 continents are dealing with conflict during COVID. This one examines the view from Asia.
I am calling upon all Professional Mediators to deploy as a powerful peacemaking force in our current national crisis.
Empathy within a mediation session can prove a catalyst for success as long the mediator helps parties not miss the opportunity. Recognizing this skill and the courage of parties to move from entrenched positions will not be missed by an experienced mediator.
In a recent DRLE listserv colloquy, I threatened to save for another day an extended rant about why we are so doggone attracted to using confusing jargon. That day has arrived.
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