Judicial conciliation in a ‘therapeutic key’ in Italy

Guest blogger Giuliana Romualdi, Lecturer in Mediation and ADR Procedures, University of Siena and PhD in civil procedural law at the University of Bologna, writes... The inefficiency of civil justice is one of the main issues of the current political and institutional debate in Italy. There are various reasons for this inefficiency: despite a high … Continue reading Judicial conciliation in a ‘therapeutic key’ in Italy

Alternative dispute resolution – the next generation!

Move over traditional law moots...alternative dispute resolution is taking hold!  Guest blogger Kate Mann talks about her team's participation in the recent School Conflict Resolution and Mediation program.... The School Conflict Resolution And Mediation (SCRAM) program is an initiative of the Western Australia Dispute Resolution Association (WADRA) and has been an ongoing competition since 2001. … Continue reading Alternative dispute resolution – the next generation!

Non-Adversarial Justice Centre in New Zealand!

Under the Directorship of Professor Warren Brookbanks, the new Centre will operate as a research centre within the School of Law at AUT University. Its aim will be to encourage research and the dissemination of knowledge in the rapidly growing area of non-adversarial justice in New Zealand. It is anticipated that the Centre will become … Continue reading Non-Adversarial Justice Centre in New Zealand!

Improving family law processes

The Families Matter initiative intended to help develop and support a family justice system with an interdisciplinary, holistic and therapeutic focus, read this article to find out more... "Families Matter: Recommendations to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families in Court" by Barbara A. Babb (University of Baltimore - School of Law) and Gloria Danziger (University of … Continue reading Improving family law processes