Do the potential benefits of mandatory mediation far outweigh the costs? The topic of mandatory mediation is one that has been debated for decades with no conclusive majority falling either side of the motion, but things are about to change.[Read more…] about The Great Mediation Debate of 2021
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As mediation continues to receive growing recognition in legal practice, law schools all over the world look to mediation tournaments for learning skills and gaining practical experience of the mediation process. The International Academy of Dispute Resolution (INADR) established its reputation as an international mediation competition and maintains its focus on education through competition.[Read more…] about How to Win at Mediation in INADR
Ireland is becoming an international centre for commercial dispute resolution. The legal framework provided by the Mediation Act and a proactive judiciary have put ADR in pole position for resolving disputes. This introduces new challenges for all branches of the legal profession. Listen to the views of a high court judge, a litigation partner and an academic as they debate the opportunities for dispute resolution practitioners post Brexit.[Read more…] about Key Opportunities for Dispute Resolution in Ireland Post Brexit
Each year thousands of Indian students pursue law as a career option in different universities across the country but inexperienced faculty and outdated curricula mean that these aspiring graduates and legal professionals are ill prepared for the evolving demands of a new legal profession. Legal education is the problem and the solution.[Read more…] about What is the Crisis in Indian Legal Education?
Thanks to the coronavirus (COVID-19), what EdSurge has termed the world’s biggest experiment in online learning is underway as schools and universities in many different countries resort to online teaching to ensure continuity during closures. A rushed move online comes with many challenges and some risks but this article will offer 4 practical tips to get you started and some video resources that you can use in your LMS right now to keep your students engaged.[Read more…] about The Biggest Experiment in Online Learning is Underway