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Nominate Just Court ADR for the ABA Blawg 100

Just Court ADR, August 15th, 2012

The American Bar Association is accepting nominations for its annual “Blawg 100” list, recognizing the top 100 legal blogs each year. Please take a moment to nominate Just Court ADR for this select group. The past few lists haven’t included any blogs dedicated to ADR, but we hope to change that this year. With your help, we can. Nominations are due by September 7. Thank you for your support.

RSI’s Top ADR Blawgs

We encourage the ABA to add ADR as a category on its Blawg 100 list. If it did, which blogs would be featured? Besides Just Court ADR, our vote goes to these three staff favorites: (more…)

Anticipating the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Conference

Just Court ADR, January 3rd, 2012

Over the holidays, I visited a relative who works at a major retail store. I wanted to purchase a long, warm winter coat to ward off the cold Chicago wind. With a smirk, she led me to what was, only a few weeks before, the coat section. It was filled with swim suits.

While I’m not ready to exchange my mittens for a beach blanket quite yet, I am thinking fondly about the upcoming spring activities in the ADR world. Specifically, I’m excited to hear (more…)

Budget Squeezes, Access to Justice, and Creative Solutions

Just Court ADR, June 7th, 2011

While money gets tighter, more people want access to the court system.

For instance, in Oneida County, Wisconsin, case filings in 2002 were at 8,535 per year. In 2006, that number increased to 9,629. Now, court personnel say that (more…)

Youth Diversion Programs Receive National Support

Just Court ADR, 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…)

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