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Mediation between Somali Government and Puntland Continues
8/18/2014 9:04:01 PM
Description: Puntland, the northeastern region of Somalia that declared itself autonomous – but not independent – in 1998, has suspended cooperation with the Somali government over disagreements as to the administration of Puntland. 


Study Shows People Prefer Mediation over Litigation in Civil Cases
1/28/2014 11:41:25 AM
Description:   University of California Davis Law Professor Donna Shestowsky has concluded a study involving 400 litigants in 19 States in the USA that demonstrates the overwhelming popularity of mediation over litigation in almost any civil case. 


Jacksonville Bar Association Offers Pro Bono Mediation to Low-Income Individuals
12/3/2013 2:11:20 PM
Description:   Mediation is often thought of as the province of the wealthy as it requires a considerable resource investment to set up and implement, not the least of which is locating and hiring a suitably qualified mediator.  However, mediation is


Federal Judge Rules on Maryland Discrimination Suit—Mediation Now Likely Inept
10/11/2013 7:29:02 AM
Description:   According to a U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake, the State of Maryland has been found guilty of violating desegregation law through its practices of implementing programs at colleges with a predominantly white student body. 


Mediation Helps Ex-BNA Employees Case Draw To A Close
7/27/2013 4:22:46 PM
Description: On July 16th, a federal judge in Virginia tentatively approved the $4.7 million settlement for a class action lawsuit from ex-Bureau of National Affairs Inc employees.  The lawsuit alleged that 401(k) employee participants were never informed


Massey Energy Dispute Headed To Mediation
7/27/2013 3:37:25 PM
Description: A group of shareholders of the Massey Energy Company claim that the company failed to tell the truth about safety records in order to push up stock prices.  After the company had published and shared information about a high level of safety


Patent Suit Between BT and Google May Find Resolution in Mediation
2/15/2013 12:39:06 PM
Description:   BT, a major British telecom corporation, is being sued by Google due to alleged patent infringement.  The lawsuit comes as no surprise to BT, who expected such retaliation due to their own lawsuit against Google that was filed in


Investment and Securities Mediation: When is it Necessary and How Does it Proceed?
12/19/2012 8:22:04 PM
Description:   A recent study conducted by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the largest independent regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States, showed that 80% of all investment and securities mediations are


Divorce After 50 Mediation Can Help
12/18/2012 12:15:56 PM
Description:     According to Sally Abrahms co-author of What Every Woman Should Know About Divorce and Custody, the divorce rate for those over 50 has doubled. Jay Lebow, a psychologist at the Family Institute atNorthwesternUniversity, says,


Your Home Is Your Biggest Investment
11/27/2012 7:04:14 PM
Description:   Perhaps not for everybody but for the vast majority of people, their home and what is in it comprises the largest part of their assets.  Their real estate, which includes home and property in most cases, is the manifestation of years of