Narrative Mediation in Civil Cases

Bob Meynardie was interviewed by Professor John Stephens as part of his mediation curriculum at the University of North Carolina School of Government.  Bob was asked to discuss the role,…

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Contract Performance in a Pandemic

Introduction Although the best drafted contracts anticipate risks and attempt to allocate them among the contracting parties, it is unlikely any contract fully anticipated the economic and commercial impact of…

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Is Your Mediator Stupid Enough?

I recently read an interesting article by a mediation trainer suggesting that he actively encourages new mediators to become “more stupid.”  In the article, Michael Jacobs contends that “stupidity and…

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