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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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New Resources on CourtADR.org

Jessica Glowinski, July 18th, 2011

Here is a list of the new, abstracted resources that have been added to CourtADR.org, RSI’s national resource center, in the past few weeks. These are just a few of the over 4,000 resources available on CourtADR.org. We are always looking to expand our collection – if you know of any new research, programs, legislation, videos, or other resources, please let us know! (more…)

Youth Diversion Programs Receive National Support

Heather Scheiwe Kulp, February 17th, 2011

At the American Bar Association’s Mid-Year meeting, the delegates adopted Resolution 107B, which urges governments to support the creation of programs that divert alleged juvenile offenders into alternative dispute resolution systems. These systems, including peer courts, victim-offender mediation, restorative justice conferences, truancy mediation, and community mentoring/service, not only work to keep youth out of jails, but can also prevent (more…)