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RSI’s Executive Director Susan Yates Featured on The Principal Post

Just Court ADR, February 24th, 2021

RSI’s Executive Director Susan Yates was recently featured on The Principal Post! In her interview Robert W. Berliner, Jr., Susan discusses her background, a history of some of RSI’s projects and shares what’s next for RSI. 

Upcoming ADR Events from New York Law School

Nicole Wilmet, February 5th, 2021

This month, New York Law School will continue its Wednesday Conversation series. These events are free to attend, available online and feature in-depth conversations with a variety of leading experts in the ADR field. The first February event will take place on  February 10, 2021 at 1pm EST and will feature a conversation with Eileen Carroll, a British mediator with over 20 years of experience as a full time practitioner. The second event, on February 24, 2021 at 1PM EST, will feature a discussion with Colin Rule, a leading expert in the field of online dispute resolution and the CEO of 

Support RSI this #GivingTuesday!

Just Court ADR, December 1st, 2020

#GivingTuesday is Here!

Giving Tuesday, a day that encourages people to do good by supporting nonprofits, is today! This year, please make a donation to help RSI continue to improve access to justice as we develop innovative programs to address the coming wave of evictions and continue to provide mediations for foreclosures and child protection cases. Your tax-exempt donation also supports our research, evaluation, resources, and dispute system design for courts across the country!

Happy Thanksgiving

Just Court ADR, November 25th, 2020

From all of us here at RSI, we wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving! Please note that our offices will be closed starting this afternoon through Friday in observance of the holiday.

Introducing the Child Protection Mediation Special Topic

Just Court ADR, November 18th, 2020

RSI is pleased to introduce a new Special Topic to its collection. RSI’s Special Topics delve into various topics related to court ADR. Written by Director of Research Jennifer Shack, Associate Director Eric Slepak-Cherney and Program Manager Kevin Malone, the Child Protection Mediation Special Topic, explores the unique world of child protection mediation.

Child protection mediation is not like mediation in other contexts and its makeup and goals change as a case moves through different phases, from intake through the permanent placement of the child. This Special Topic explains the context within which mediation operates, provides evidence-based guidance on program design and implementation and summarizes the research on the effectiveness of child protection mediation. This Special Topic is available to view online and is also available for download.