Mediation News

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Venezuela's opposition leader Guaido plays down prospects for Oslo mediation  Reuters

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Sunday played down the prospects for success at a new round of mediation with the government to be hosted by ...

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Tom Lee Park mediation on hold, mayor says  WMC

As another Memphis in May wraps up at Tom Lee Park, the park's future remains uncertain.

Sunday, May 26, 2019

From violence to dialogue: as land conflicts intensify, UN boosts efforts to resolve disputes through mediation  UN News

The town of Kitchanga, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), hosts the highest concentration of internally displaced people in ...

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Venezuela negotiators return to Norway for crisis talks  KVEO-TV

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have returned to Norway for talks aimed at resolving the political ...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Roundup Weed Killer Litigation Is Kenneth Feinberg’s Next Challenge as Mediator  The New York Times

A federal judge overseeing about 900 lawsuits that allege Bayer's Roundup weed killer caused cancer has appointed Kenneth R. Feinberg, a lawyer known for ...

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Dos and Don'ts of Mediation in Family Law Cases | Texas Lawyer

More and more jurisdictions are requiring parties to attend mediation at least once and sometimes twice before walking into court for trial. In family…

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Mediation in Norway aims to resolve Venezuela crisis  NBC News

Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela's crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to talks in Norway.

Monday, May 20, 2019

South Lake Tahoe moving toward mediation in attempt to resolve Measure T lawsuit  Tahoe Daily Tribune

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The city is heading toward mediation with the backers of a lawsuit seeking to strike down Measure T.The hope, according to city ...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

KCFU and county administrators to begin mediation  Bakersfield Now

The Kern County Firefighters Union (KCFU) has reached an impasse with county administration over how to fix a $9 million budget deficit. The negotiations ...

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Parties Prepare to Start Mediation Over WIPP Waste Volume  ExchangeMonitor

Face-to-face mediation is expected in June between public interest groups and the New Mexico Environment Department over changes to the way waste ...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Mediation Explained  Lexology

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can” Abraham Lincoln Following an EU Directive, the Mediation Act was…

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The Game Of Thrones Scene You Won't See (But Should): Mediation  Forbes

Mediation is a great way to resolve inheritance disputes. With help from the Game of Thrones, after the Battle of Winterfell, Danielle & Andy Mayoras illustrate ...

Thursday, May 23, 2019

In defense of the opening session in mediation  Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

“We'd like to waive the opening session.” As the mediator in personal-injury, professional liability and employment cases, I hear it time and again. The reasons ...

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Strickland puts Tom Lee Park mediation on hold for study of park terrain  The Daily Memphian

Mayor Jim Strickland wants the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study planned changes to Tom Lee Park, adding contour to the mostly flat park. But Strickland ...

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Yemeni mediation releases pro-secession movement leader in exchange for 33 Houthi prisoners - Xinhua |  Xinhua

ADEN, Yemen, May 26 (Xinhua) -- Yemeni local tribal mediation on Sunday succeeded in releasing a leader of the pro-secession Southern Movement after ...

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Amid US-Iran tensions, senior Iraqi officials talk mediation, sanctions with FM Zarif  Kurdistan24

An informed government source told Kurdistan 24 that Iraq's parliament speaker would act as an envoy between Washington and Tehran while Iraq's president ...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Learning more about the Community Mediation program with Children's Trust

Community Mediation (formerly The Conflict Resolution Center) is dedicated to providing more cooperative and less formal methods of resolving conflict.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Brexit Paves Way for Timeshare Disputes Mediation  Associated Press

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Confessions of a Southern Charm Newbie: Housewarmings and Peer Mediation  Charleston City Paper

Hey everybody. You've made it back. Now, let's get personal. Tasked with trying to make sense of Southern Charm on a weekly basis for the past four seasons ...

Thursday, May 16, 2019

New York Courts to Begin Presumptive Mediation for Civil Cases Later This Year | New York Law Journal

By the end of this year, state courts in New York are set to have a system in place to require that civil litigation be resolved through presumptive mediation, rather ...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Is Contractually Required Mediation of Complex Business Disputes a Waste of Time? | New York Law Journal

Businesses are increasingly mediating complex business disputes before filing lawsuits or going to arbitration. This is sometimes required as part of a “step” or ...

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Horgan: SSF school construction dispute heads for mediation  The Mercury News

A long-running dispute with a potential for a big-dollar settlement is scheduled to move to mediation in Oakland this week. A resolution of dueling lawsuits, ...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Does a Prior Relationship With a Party Impair a Mediator’s Neutrality? California Says No  JD Supra

Few fans of the hit television series Law & Order are likely aware that the show gave rise to a real-life California divorce drama in which mediation played a ...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

New mediation program would allow victims of Catholic priest sexual abuse to settle claims outside court  OCRegister

Six Catholic dioceses in California, including those in San Bernardino, Orange, and Los Angeles counties, have formed a compensation program for victims of ...

Friday, May 24, 2019

Mediation leads to agreement for ODNR to replace roads damaged by dam construction  The Buckeye Lake Beacon

By Charles Prince. MILLERSPORT – Fairfield County Engineer Jeremiah Upp P.E., P.S. and assistant county prosecutor Amy Brown-Thompson had some good ...

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

On Major Land Use Conflicts, San Diegans Should Consider Mediation  Voice of San Diego

With the number and intensity of land use and environmental conflicts escalating, we need to consider mediation as a legitimate alternative to litigation.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Feinberg Named Mediator for Bayer Roundup Liability Settlement  Insurance Journal

A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Mediation Possible in Minneapolis Police Shooting  Afro American

By AMY FORLITI Associated Press. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The city of Minneapolis will work with a court-appointed mediator to try to resolve the lawsuit over the ...

Friday, May 24, 2019

Is Mediation Justice?

This challenges the views of some commentators that mediation is a bad thing because it is private and prevents citizens from having their day in court.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Outcome unknown as airport contractor's lawsuit gets mediation  Idaho County Free Press

GRANGEVILLE – Weather delays. Soft spot repair. Technical issues.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

GE Anesthesia Machine Servicing Case Headed for Mediation  Bloomberg Law

A lawsuit accusing General Electric Co. of monopolizing the market for servicing of its anesthesia machines will pause as the two sides undergo court-ordered ...

Monday, May 6, 2019

USA Gymnastics Says Mediator Would Help Negotiations With Sex-Abuse Victims  Wall Street Journal

Officials at USA Gymnastics have begun to focus on negotiations with insurers and former gymnasts who have said they deserve compensation from the ...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Time's up on mediation  Lagniappe

Rob Holbert is co-publisher and managing editor of Lagniappe, Mobile's independent newspaper. Rob helped found the newspaper after a career that started ...

Friday, May 3, 2019

Prop B Mediation Between City Of Houston And Firefighters Fails  Houston Public Media

Mayor Sylvester Turner says layoffs are now inevitable.

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Iraq Offers to Mediate Between US and Iran  The Daily Beast

Iraqi foreign minister Mohammed al-Hakim said on Sunday that he would take on the tough challenge of mediating between the U.S. and Iran. He made the offer ...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

CSG Launches Mediation in the Cloud  Yahoo Finance

The continued proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT) is projected to lead to more than 50 billion sensors and connected devices worldwide by 20221.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Sue, Settle, Mediate, Litigate. RIMS Covers the Bases on Dispute Resolution  Insurance Journal

Sue or settle? Mediate or litigate? Attorneys and risk managers on Tuesday tapped into years of experience to suggest strategies that will lead to the.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Maduro Says Mediation In Norway Seeks 'Peaceful Agenda' To End Venezuela Crisis  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Venezuela's embattled socialist president, Nicolas Maduro, has made his first public comments about mediation efforts taking place in Norway, saying ...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Minneapolis agrees to mediation in Jamar Clark lawsuit  St. Paul Pioneer Press

This undated photo released by his sister Javille Burns shows Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot in a confrontation with police on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, in ...

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Israel frees two prisoners to Syria after Russian mediation  Reuters

Israel released two prisoners on Sunday, sending them back to Syria in what Damascus described as Russian-mediated reciprocation for the repatriation of the ...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Mediation fails between county and judge | News  Kokomo Perspective

Last week may have been the final opportunity for Howard County to avoid what could be a hefty legal bill after a court-ordered mediation between Howard ...

Friday, May 10, 2019

What Is Divorce Mediation and Why Might it Be Good for You?

Divorce and custody mediation creates a safe, cooperative setting for participants to discuss emotional and substantive issues and engage in collaborative ...

Friday, May 17, 2019

Chatham County students participate in Peer Mediation Program  WTOC

CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Misunderstandings can lead to much bigger problems in high schools, but in local public schools, kids are learning to talk ...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Mediation moves to arbitration

At the beginning of what would be a day-long, closed-door mediation, Judge Mike Gamble explained to county leaders that this voluntary and collaborative ...

Friday, May 10, 2019

Class action timber lawsuit goes to mediation in June  Corvallis Gazette Times

A $1.4 billion breach of contract lawsuit brought against the Oregon Department of Forestry by Linn County and 100 other taxing districts is heading to a ...

Monday, April 29, 2019

Jasey, Holley & Mazzeo Measure to Ensure Continuation of Mediation Program to Combat NJ's Ongoing Foreclosure Crisis Becomes Law  InsiderNJ

Jasey, Holley & Mazzeo Measure to Ensure Continuation of Mediation Program to Combat NJ's Ongoing Foreclosure Crisis Becomes Law New Jersey has had ...

Thursday, May 2, 2019

A collective bargaining explainer: GTFF contract negotiations head to mediation  Oregon Daily Emerald

Last Friday, a mediator from the state arrived at the University of Oregon to begin the next phase of negotiations in the ongoing contract dispute between the UO ...

Thursday, May 16, 2019

'Some progress' made in Unit 40 mediation | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — During its sixth mediation session this week, both Unit 40 and its Educational Support Professionals have exchanged proposals.

Monday, May 6, 2019

Ongoing mediation prompts questions about future of Memphis in May  FOX13 Memphis

After a successful Beale Street Music Festival, questions still remain about the future of Memphis in May.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Judge Sends Dodger Stadium Fan Rumble Case to Mediation  NBC Southern California

A judge Tuesday referred to mediation a lawsuit filed by a man who alleges he was beaten and suffered a traumatic brain injury outside Dodger Stadium after ...

Friday, May 3, 2019

Mediation Experts Tout Successes of Below-Radar Parley  Courthouse News Service

MANHATTAN (CN) – Months before receiving the most famous appointment of his career, Special Counsel Robert Mueller had a dramatically different ...

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Live Wire: Samsung ice maker class-action lawsuit ordered into mediation  The Fayetteville Observer

Q: I have (a Samsung French-door refrigerator with a faulty ice maker) and it has been maddening. I have moved and my mail is not being forwarded, so I need ...

Friday, May 3, 2019

The Linctus of Choosing a Mediator - Part 2

Mediation is now the toast of the day in America, Canada, Australia, the UK and many parts of the European Union. The developing economies of the world are ...

Friday, May 3, 2019

Traffic stop lawsuit may be settled by mediation  Rutland Herald

Lawyers for the state of Vermont and the American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont are planning to enter mediation over the summer to resolve the case of a ...

Thursday, May 2, 2019

'This is it': Third day of mediation ends with no Prop B resolution  KPRC Click2Houston

Despite the hopes of a resolution, on the third day of court-ordered mediation between the mayor and firefighters union regarding Prop B, no deal was reached.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Hearing for Santa Cruz homeless camp returns to judge after mediation is unsuccessful  Santa Cruz Sentinel

SAN JOSE — A U.S. District Court judge, “seizing an opportunity,” ordered Santa Cruz city officials and plaintiffs in a homelessness civil rights case Friday into ...

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Pre-Institution Mediation Under the Indian Commercial Courts Act: A Strategic Advantage

A 2018 amendment to the Indian Commercial Courts Act makes it mandatory for a party to exhaust the remedy of mediation before initiating court proceedings ...

Monday, May 13, 2019

EO program dives into mediation training

FORT CARSON, Colo. — Fort Carson Equal Opportunity Program (EO) leaders and advisers learned and practiced some advanced mediation techniques ...

Thursday, May 2, 2019

No deal but mediation ongoing over SAS pilot strike: employer group  Reuters

Scandinavian airline SAS and unions have not yet reached a deal to end a pilot strike that has affected hundreds of thousands of travelers over the past week, ...

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Sacramento City Council Members who proposed nonbinding tenant-landlord mediation have taken tens of thousands of dollars from anti-renters'-rights interests  VOICES: River City

In the second half of 2018, Sacramento tenants, landlords and developers were embroiled in a debate over renters' protections. In an attempt to placate both ...

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Striking SAS unions, management to meet for mediation in Oslo -NTB  Reuters

OSLO, May 1 (Reuters) - The parties involved in the strike at Scandinavian airlines SAS will meet at the office of the Norwegian state mediator at 11:00 a.m. CET ...

Friday, May 10, 2019

Libya crisis and France's mediation [Morning Call]  africanews

On Wednesday, French President Emmanuel Macron met with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, supported by the United Nations and called for a ceasefire ...

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Majestic Hills lawsuits consolidated for mediation purposes  Observer-Reporter

A Washington County judge agreed to allow a raft of lawsuits filed in state court stemming from a series of landslides in the Majestic Hills neighborhood of North ...

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Prop B Mediation Between City Of Houston And Firefighters Falters

Mayor Sylvester Turner says layoffs are now inevitable. A court-ordered mediation between the city of Houston and the local fire and police unions has failed.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

If Francis wants to mediate US/Iran, his best odds may be with Tehran  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

ROME - News headlines of late have been dominated by rumblings between the United States and Iran, capped by President Donald Trump taking to Twitter to ...

Thursday, May 23, 2019

SECURE Act's House Passage Brings Test of Congressional Mediators

With the passage of the SECURE Act by the House of Representatives, experts tell PLANADVISER they are optimistic that agreement will be reached with the ...

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Striking SAS unions, management to meet for mediation in Oslo: report  KFGO News

OSLO (Reuters) - The parties involved in the pilot strike at Scandinavian airlines SAS will meet at the office of the Norwegian state mediator on Wednesday as ...

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Air Wisconsin flight attendants ask federal mediator for clearance to strike  Washington Post

Air Wisconsin Airlines flight attendants have asked a federal mediator to suspend contract negotiations with the company in a move that could clear the way for a ...

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Swiss president in surprise White House visit, may mediate with Iran  Haaretz

It's unusual for a head of state to arrive in Washington without prior notice. The unannounced meeting will focus on mounting tensions between Iran and the U.S., ...

Friday, May 10, 2019

Human natural killer cells mediate adaptive immunity to viral antigens  Science

AAAS login provides access to Science for AAAS members, and access to other journals in the Science family to users who have purchased individual ...

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Reliq Health Technologies Announces Results of Mediation and Clarification on Revenue Recognition and Patient Eligibility  GlobeNewswire

HAMILTON, Ontario, May 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSXV:RHT or OTCQB:RQHTF) (“Reliq” or the “Company”), ...

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Christ alone is our mediator with God

No philosophy or religion can provide any merit to us in God's eyes. No church or religious institution can stand as mediator between God and humanity.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Cytokines Mediate Effects of Diet and Exercise on Pain in Knee Osteoarthritis  Clinical Pain Advisor

Changes in systemic inflammatory markers may mediate the effects of diet control and exercise on pain, and to a greater extent, on function in overweight and ...

Friday, May 3, 2019

Chromatin three-dimensional interactions mediate genetic effects on gene expression  Science Magazine

Natural genetic variation outside of protein coding regions affects multiple molecular phenotypes that can differ across individuals. To examine how genomic ...

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Germany to mediate in Iran  Deutsche Welle

Envoy Jens Plötner had been involved in drawing up the 2015 JCPOA treaty and went to Tehran with the aim of seeing it preserved. He was told that Iran's ...

Monday, May 13, 2019

Maternal microbes mediate diet-derived damage  Science Daily

New research has found, using a mouse model, that microbes in the maternal intestine may contribute to impairment of the gut barrier during pregnancy.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Court extends mediation time in Babri Mosque case in India  Yeni Şafak English

India's Supreme Court on Friday granted an extended time to a mediation panel in the decades old Muslim-Hindu dispute over the Babri Mosque, local media ...

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Qatar is not the mediator the Arab world needs | Iman Zayat  The Arab Weekly

As the Arab region goes through one of its most critical junctures in years, all eyes are on Iran, the United States, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and, ...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Dear Abby | Daughter tries to mediate among estranged family

DEAR ABBY: My sister “Thea” has distanced herself from the family. I understand why she did. Our parents were mentally, physically and emotionally abusive ...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Palestine Hamas-Fatah standoff vexes Egypt as mediator  Al-Monitor

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — There has been speculation that Egypt has given up on mediating a reconciliation between rival Palestinian factions Hamas in the ...

Monday, May 6, 2019

Sudan's Military Council agrees to proposals of mediation team  Radio Dabanga

The Sudanese team mediating between the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the forces of Freedom and Change has proposed the formation of a ...

Monday, May 13, 2019

Longmont police notes: Officers mediate mother-daughter dispute on Mother’s Day  Longmont Times-Call

Police were called Sunday to the 2800 block of Shoal Circle for a report of a disturbance between a mother and daughter. Officers were able to talk to both ...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Qatari cash and Egyptian mediators brought Israel-Gaza calm, but for how long?  Haaretz

The final note, for now at least, in the latest round of fighting between Israel and Gaza sounded on Monday night and came from Qatar. Qatar's Foreign Ministry ...

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Mediator recommends using WISE pension funds to close school budget gap  Warwick Beacon

This article has been updated from the version that ran in print on May 2, 2019. The Warwick School Department's lingering deficit for the current fiscal year, ...

Saturday, May 18, 2019

FOCUS: Abe's Skill as U.S.-Iran Mediator to Be Tested

Tokyo, May 18 (Jiji Press)--As leader of a country that is a close ally of the United States and also has a long friendship with Iran, Japanese Prime Minister ...

Friday, May 10, 2019

"Hunger Hormone" May Mediate a Detrimental Effect of Chronic Stress on Fertility  Technology Networks

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Pro-Iranian Iraqi Politician Offers To Mediate Between Tehran and Washington  RadioFarda

An influential pro-Iranian Iraqi politician has offered to mediate between Iran and the United States in a meeting with Joey Hood, Chargé d'affaires of the U.S. ...

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Protest Leader: Sudan Mediators Propose 2 Transition Councils  VOA News

Sudanese mediators facilitating talks between the army rulers and protest leaders have proposed the country have two transition councils, with one led by ...

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Egyptian mediators to stay in Gaza to maintain calm ahead of 'Nakba Day': report  i24NEWS

A delegation of Egyptian intelligence officials visiting the Gaza Strip in an ongoing effort to maintain a fragile ceasefire agreement with Israel will reportedly stay ...

Friday, May 3, 2019

Tybee Island: Justice Department mediator observed Orange Crush 2019 event  WSAV-TV

News 3 has learned a member of the U.S. Department of Justice was on hand this year observing Orange Crush.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

ANWSD set to mediate teacher talks  Addison County Independent

VERGENNES — Members of the negotiating committee representing the school board are raising their own issues about how talks have proceeded between ...

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Japan hopes to mediate between US and Iran to rescue 2015 nuclear deal  The Japan Times

The Japanese government hopes to mediate between the United States and Iran in an effort to rescue a landmark 2015 international nuclear deal, officials ha.

Friday, March 15, 2019

CoParenter helps divorced parents settle disputes using AI and human mediation  TechCrunch

A former judge and family law educator has teamed up with tech entrepreneurs to launch an app they hope will help divorced parents better manage their ...

Monday, May 6, 2019

Mediator brought in to resolve Birmingham LGBT teaching dispute  The Guardian

City council and affected parents appoint former CPS prosecutor Nazir Afzal.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

How mediation can help household division

Divorce can be difficult for the entire family. Mediator and author BJ Mann of BJ Mediation Services joined Alexis Arnold on Good Day Rochester to talk about ...

Monday, April 29, 2019

'Orange Vest' volunteers in Algeria help mediate between police and protesters  FRANCE 24

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Texas mediation for balance billing faces massive backlog  The Texas Tribune

“It's going to take us a while to get out of this backlog that we're in, but we're doing the things necessary to help more consumers,” a state official said. by Jay ...

Monday, March 25, 2019

When Does Early Mediation Work? Certain Cases Are Right for It | Daily Business Review

Florida courts generally require mediation prior to a specified time before trial. Mediation is usually conducted near the close of discovery or shortly thereafter.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Japan Hopes to Mediate between U.S., Iran over Nuke Deal

Tokyo, May 9 (Jiji Press)--The Japanese government hopes to mediate between the United States and Iran to rescue the 2015 international nuclear deal, ...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Middletown, developer to enter mediation in dispute over buildings the city sold for $1  Hamilton Journal News

Middletown and a developer who owns the Manchester Hotel and Snider Ford/Sonshine buildings will enter mediation in an attempt to settle a dispute about ...