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Dispute over Marijuana in Buffalo Township Headed to Mediation
3/28/2018 8:55:37 PM
Description: The dispute continues in Buffalo Township over the accusations of marijuana growing by a couple living in the area.  The couple filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Township, which is now heading to mediation.   The couple, Edward


Elder Abuse Mediation Program Could be Modeled after Child Custody Program
3/6/2018 12:12:03 AM
Description: The mediation program used to help end child custody disputes in the Australian legal system could be used as the basis to settle elder abuse disputes.  The original program was created to help with complex disputes between parents and has been


Dayton Suggests Mediation to Resolve Conflicts in Montgomery County Jails
11/6/2017 4:28:12 PM
Description: Dayton’s Mediation Center coordinator is calling the situation in area jails a “pressure cooker” due to problems between inmates and corrections staff, and she believes mediation could help to resolve some of the


Mediator Will Hear Independence Stun Gun Dispute
8/5/2017 5:51:14 PM
Description: The case concerning a former Independence police officer who nearly killed a teen with a stun gun in 2014 is headed to mediation.   The process will be overseen by a former Jackson County Circuit Court judge.  The lawsuit was filed


San Bernardino Headed to Bankruptcy Mediation
12/24/2016 11:41:17 AM
Description: San Bernardino city officials were recently ordered into mediation with one of its creditors by a US bankruptcy judge. The creditor headed to mediation with the city is one of the few, still posing a challenge to the bankruptcy plan that’s


Mediation Results in Settlement for Incarcerated Man
4/29/2016 10:31:15 AM
Description: Former Lawrence County inmate filed a federal lawsuit against the county sheriff, Jeff Lawless, has just been settled through arbitration proceedings. Lawless was unable to make detailed comments on the settlement, but did tell the local paper he


Family Heads to Mediation Following Death of Loved One
4/11/2016 5:28:41 PM
Description: Following the shooting of Loren Benjamin Simpson, the family will begin mediation in an attempt to settle a federal civil lawsuit filed against the county. Mediation was ordered by US District Judge Susan Watters recently and will take place the end


Minor League Baseball Team Sues City
2/21/2016 6:01:19 PM
Description: The High Desert Mavericks have brought a lawsuit against the city of Adelanto regarding a dispute over the use of the city-owned stadium. The dispute could result in the evictions of the minor league team from the stadium, and possibly from the


Massachusetts Commission against Discriminations Assesses Its History
2/21/2016 5:59:43 PM
Description: Recently in Massachusetts, a panel gathered to discuss the merits of the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination. The group is the state’s leading civil rights agency and has been in operation for more than 70 years. The panel


Accused Abusers in Knox County Jail Incident Unhappy with Video Release
2/13/2016 4:41:46 PM
Description: The men accused of beating a mentally ill inmate have demanded sanctions against the attorney who filed a civil rights lawsuit following the release of a video related to the case. The Knox County Law Department is trying to force mediation of the