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Expedited Mediation Sessions to Resolve Parenting Time Issues during COVID-19 Pandemic
4/14/2020 3:03:50 PM
Description: As court systems across the country scramble to figure out how to manage caseloads during COVID-19 shutdowns, the North Dakota Supreme Court has established an Expedited Parenting Time Mediation Program to help with the panic affecting families in


Youngstown Jailer Accused of Misconduct to Skip Court for Mediation
4/14/2020 3:02:17 PM
Description: The 2016 civil lawsuit filed in federal court accusing a former Youngstown correctional office of sexual misconduct is making its way to mediation in the coming months.  The suit seeks punitive damages and was originally filed by lawyers Sarah


Family Mediation First Step in Becker County Family Law Cases
1/13/2020 12:40:25 PM
Description: Those involved in family civil law cases will have the opportunity to mediate those disputes before litigation in Becker County now that a program to hire a mediator will be in action.  The goal of the program is to free up court time, save


Mediation Leads to Settlement for Man Beaten by County Sheriff’s Deputies
1/13/2020 12:39:41 PM
Description: A man beaten by Marion County Sheriff’s deputies will receive $120,000.  The settlement amount was agreed upon by all parties involved during mediation.   According to Robert Rush, the attorney representing Derrick Price, the


Lawsuit Related to Traffic Stop Could Be Settled in Mediation
5/24/2019 12:37:30 PM
Description: Mediation will be held this summer between lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont (ACLUV) and the state of Vermont concerning a traffic stop that occurred in 2014. The case involves a black male driver who was allegedly stopped


Ohio Governor Asked to Join Mediation Regarding Discrimination
9/3/2018 10:28:38 PM
Description:   Democrat Representative Emilia Sykes wants Governor John Kasich to force his departments of Public Safety and Administrative Services to participate in mediation with her to resolve the discrimination lawsuit she filed before the Ohio Civil


Mediation Could Resolve Police Brutality Lawsuit
8/4/2018 4:59:44 PM
Description: Officials from the city of Springfield are hoping mediation will resolve the lawsuits filed by four men stemming from a 2015 alleged police brutality case.  According to the plaintiffs, off-duty Springfield police offers used violence against


Mandatory Mediation Program Will Resolve Michigan Civil Rights Cases Involving Prisoners
6/23/2018 8:53:19 PM
Description:   Some prisoners in Michigan facilities will be required to enter mediation after filing their civil rights complaints, according to a new program.    The Early Mediation Program is a pilot program scheduled to last for two years


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