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Mediation Next Step for Dispute Over School Prayer
1/22/2020 12:21:56 PM
Description: Both sides in the dispute over school prayer are headed to mediation in early 2020.  The intention is to resolve whether or not religious schools can broadcast prayers over loudspeakers during sporting events when they are playing public or


Oklahoma Volunteer Mediators Help Reduce Court Backlog
1/22/2020 12:21:11 PM
Description: Volunteer mediators are easing the burden on Oklahoma courts and they are enjoying doing it.     Says Judy Knapp, a mediation volunteer for the Cleveland County court system, "I have done lots of volunteering, but this is the most


Waltham Land Battle Headed to Mediation
12/4/2019 6:02:23 AM
Description: Mediation is up next for Waltham and the Trustees of the Stigmatine Fathers concerning the long-term legal dispute surrounding the land formerly owned by the religious order.  The city wants to build a $375 million high school at the


Mediation Begins for St. Simons Island
11/18/2019 1:01:48 PM
Description: The nine residents of St. Simons Island, along with the developers of two subdivisions in the area, have been ordered to attempt mediation. The mediation will address the lawsuit filed by the residents claiming there were negligent development


Reclaimed Water Mediation Delayed Again
11/8/2019 5:11:58 PM
Description: The upcoming mediation scheduled between the town and the city of Vero Beach regarding the cost of reclaimed water has been postponed again.   Indian River Shores Attorney Louis B. “Buck” Vocelle put the Vero Beach and Mayor Val


Stormy Daniels to Receive $450,000 from the City of Columbus
10/23/2019 1:05:11 PM
Description: The city of Columbus will pay adult film start Stormy Daniels $450,000 after she was arrested at the Sirens Gentlemen’s Club, a local strip club, this past summer. The settlement came as a result of four-hour mediation between Daniels and city


Blackjewel Bankruptcy Case has New Mediation Date
10/23/2019 1:01:19 PM
Description: A mediation order has been issued by the US bankruptcy court concerning Blackjewel and Blackjewel miners. The mediation is set to take place on November 4th. The mediation follows a two-month protest in Cumberland, KY regarding the mine. Despite the


Lawsuit Filed against New England Fat Loss Headed to Mediation
10/8/2019 12:11:48 PM
Description: Mediation will hopefully resolve the class action lawsuit filed in federal court against New England Fat Loss, a weight loss clinic in Boston. According to the complaint, the clinic was calling and texting people who were listed on the national do


Rice Creek Commons Dispute Heads to Mediation
9/17/2019 7:58:36 AM
Description: The City of Arden Hills and Ramsey County began mediation the end of August to settle the dispute over the Rice Creek Commons development.   The dispute began in May when the county sued the city. According to the lawsuit, Arden Hills


The Expert Group on Mediation in Civil Justice in Scotland Calls for More Mediation
7/30/2019 12:15:31 PM
Description: The Expert Group on Mediation in Civil Justice in Scotland issued a report arguing that more disputes could be settled outside of the court system through mediation. The report lists the value of mediation and calls it a “tried and tested