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Riverside Police Department Move to Mediate Juvenile Offenses
11/8/2019 5:12:47 PM
Description: After partnering with the Youth Outreach Services program to provide 24-7 intervention assistance, the Riverside Police Department announced it would now use the Center for Conflict Resolution for mediation to deal with juveniles in the court

Petosky Mediation Group Celebrates 25 Years of Service
1/5/2019 3:44:39 PM
Description: Northern Community Mediation, a Petsokey-based organization that offers mediation services to people in Emmet and Charlevoix counties, is celebrating a quarter century of service this year.  The organization’s goal has always been to help

Louisiana Man Avoids Life Sentence in Mediation
12/16/2017 3:04:17 PM
Description: Jeremy Burse, the Louisiana man convicted of fatally shooting one of his friends during a robbery attempt, managed to avoid a life sentence for his crime.  The incident occurred when Burse was 15.  Attorneys for Burse and thee prosecution

Juvenile Offenders in West Virginia Might Soon Have Access to Mediation
12/14/2015 3:00:54 PM
Description: West Virginia’s juvenile criminal justice system might soon get a new resource to help them sort through issues with offenders. Mediation could soon be used to help offenders and victims work through their issues, and resolve whatever issues

Corvallis Teen Faces Multiple Mediation Sessions Regarding Fire He Started
11/21/2015 11:56:49 AM
Description: The Corvallis teenage who started a fire at the Chip Ross Park in September 2014 will soon meet with the residents in the area affected by the fire. The Benton County Juvenile Court has hired Neighbor to Neighbor, Inc., a mediation company based out

Mediation Helps Accused Teen Thieves Avoid Criminal Records
3/13/2014 12:13:14 PM
Description:   Nearly a dozen teenagers involved in the robbery of a taxidermy shop in Spokane, Washington in the United States have been given the chance to avoid having a criminal record due to a resurrected mediation program and the goodwill of the shop

Pakistan Attempts Mobile Mediation
9/2/2013 5:44:00 PM
Description:   Backlogged courts are not a problem just in the United States.  Many countries around the world are noticing serious problems rising out of an extreme number of cases going into courtrooms, cases that might be solved in another

Sri Lankan Teenager Sent to Court Over Theft of Coconuts Despite Mediation Act
2/21/2013 2:06:52 PM
Description: A 13-year-old girl in Sri Lanka was arrested for stealing eight coconuts from her neighbor and was turned over to the Sri Lankan courts for her offense.  However, information has surfaced about her family’s economic

Mediation vs. Juvenile Court for Teens
10/2/2012 9:34:54 AM
Description: Mediation between teens in trouble with the law is often better for the teens as well as the community, according to a new study in Australia. The study shows that mediation is nearly 20% less costly, and also can do a lot more for those

Are hard financial times keeping couples from divorce?
7/27/2012 5:42:25 PM
Description: Economic hardship may be keeping some couples from seeking out a divorce attorney.     A recent NPR article discussed the effects of the economic downturn on marriages and the reasons behind the trend. The same reason that many