The term peacemaker is synonymous with the name Mohandas "Mahatma" Gandhi. With his upcoming birthday on Oct. 2, we are reminded to look back at his inspirational life. "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." This quote from Gandhi perfectly depicts his...
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring said the U.S. Department of Agriculture has recertified the North Dakota Mediation Service (NDMS) through Sept. 30, 2015. "USDA's Farm Service Agency has informed me that the mediation service meets all federal statutory and regulatory...
Mediation between the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the American Civil Liberties Union has failed to resolve a long-running dispute over leases on the sprawling West Los Angeles campus.
You may think you have an open-and-shut case against a stockbroker who's a 10 on the sleaze scale. But the arbitrators who hear cases against Wall Street's rogues say even investors with good cases can lose when they're not prepared for their hearings.
The legal landscape has changed regarding the enforceability of arbitration agreements and class waivers following three recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions. Given the trend that several courts will enforce employment arbitration...
Whatever the trigger for a couple taking such a step, divorce is never an easy or pleasant experience. But there are approaches which can make it more straightforward and somewhat less personally taxing, particularly if there are children involved. Mediation and collaborative...
Trinity Industries, a maker of highway guardrails that are suspected of having a dangerous defect, and a whistle-blower have been ordered to enter mediation after the company lost a $175 million verdict for defrauding the United States government. A federal judge recently...
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