The newsletter of ISBA’s Section on Alternative Dispute Resolution
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Newsletter articles from 2012
Mediations involving seniors
Elder law and mediation in Illinois is growing, but some challenges particular to elder law disputes should be considered.
Nevada’s foreclosure program: Is it working?
Several years later, there have been supporters who claim that Nevada's bill was a success, noting that of the 13,813 homeowners who participated in this program, 11,674 mediations resulted in no foreclosure. However, opponents are quick to point out that, of the participants, only about 11 percent were able to maintain their home through loan modification.
Resource officers’ implementation in Macomb schools
The Macomb City Council recently approved an agreement which allows a resource officer to be assigned at Project Insight, an alternative school which serves junior and senior high students who have behavioral issues.
Should the Supreme Court be televised?
It is not probable that we will ever see the full operations of the Supreme Court as the Justices hold the final vote in whether or not their activities will be televised.
The state of community mediation: NAFCM’s 2011 findings
The National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM) recently released The State of Community Mediation: 2011 Report, provides an up-to-date summation of where the community mediation field stands, what it has accomplished, and where its future may lead.
Stop the killing
Many schools have ADR practices written into their Code of Conduct but somehow it is not working as well as it should.