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Top Ten Court ADR Developments in 2011, Trends for 2012

Heather Scheiwe Kulp, January 10th, 2012

The beginning of the year always prompts reflection and re-dedication to self-improvement. While we at RSI can’t promise you we’ll take our vitamins every day in the new year, we do pledge to continue bringing you expert resources about court ADR, including quality blog posts about of-the-moment ADR issues.  Let’s start 2012 with a look back at the top court ADR stories in 2011, grouped by theme. Jen Shack, Jessica Glowinski and Heather Scheiwe Kulp have also made a few predictions for the hot topics of 2012. Do you agree? Any to add?

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Potholes on the Road to Justice: Race and Mediation

Heather Scheiwe Kulp, October 17th, 2011

Mediation is about giving everyone a chance to share their stories, balancing power dynamics and leveling the playing field. But what if the ground on which we presume to build the field has holes too big to backfill sufficiently?

Those issues that lend themselves most to mediation in the court setting disproportionately impact (more…)