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Mediation

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Dirección de Gestión y Modernización de la Justicia, Ministerio de Justicia, Chile (DGM)

Semester: 2011 Fall

Project Type: Conflict Analysis, Dispute System Evaluation, Mediation

Students: Leah Kang, Apoorva Patel, Teresa Napoli

The Dirección de Gestión y Modernización de la Justicia (DGM) is an arm of the Ministry of Justice in Chile. Its main functions are to integrate a modern and managerial vision of justice reform and to evaluate, coordinate, implement, and monitor those reforms undertaken by the Ministry. In response to a perception that wide sectors… More

Mediation Works Incorporated

Semester: 2009 Spring

Project Type: Dispute System Design, Mediation

Students: Steven Segal

To design a monitoring and assessment method for an eviction mediation program.… More

Michigan State University College of Law

Semester: 2012 Spring

Project Type: Dispute System Design, Mediation

Students: Saady Siddiky, Rose Yan, and Amanda Willis

HNMCP will assist the Michigan State University College of Law in the creation of a peer mediation program to empower students to resolve their issues in an informal process that encourages shared communication, learning opportunities, and creative and lasting solutions and allows students trained in the current mediation certification courses to further develop and hone their skills. … More

Regional Court of Sofia

Semester: 2011 Spring

Project Type: Dispute System Evaluation, Mediation

Students: Sonia Vallabh and Emil Andersson

The Regional Court of Sofia is the largest and busiest court in Bulgaria. In 2009, the Court launched an effort to develop a court-annexed mediation program that will help alleviate the court’s backlog. While the program is now up and running, there is concern about how to assure the quality and professionalism of the mediators.… More

Southern Coalition for Social Justice/ Heirs’ Property Retention Coalition

Semester: 2010 Fall

Project Type: Mediation

Students: Greg LeSaint and Ashwin Kaja

Heirs’ property is collectively-owned land that has passed through successive generations of families in which the heirs all have undivided interests. Absent unanimous agreement, heirs cannot make property decisions, with the consequence that significant collective-action problems and family disputes can cause heirs’ property to be lost through tax foreclosure or forced sales after court proceedings. Can a… More

U.S. Office of Special Counsel

Semester: 2012 Spring

Project Type: Dispute System Evaluation, Mediation

Students: Reena Mittelman and Cristina Fernandez

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) is a federal prosecutorial agency whose primary mission is to protect federal employees and others from “prohibited personnel practices” (PPP), including the deliberate targeting of whistleblowers for punishment. HNMCP students will assess the OSC’s current mediation program, offering critical analysis of and creative recommendations for how the OSC can best employ ADR to process cases. … More