A great many of my family law attorney colleagues believe that mediation only works under such narrow circumstances, that almost no cases are appropriately suitable for it. They believe that mediation is only effective in family law cases under the following circumstances.
For the first time ever, millions of Africans will be able to access local laws and information about their rights at the click of a mouse or the push of a phone button. The public impact is already palpable.
I cannot thank Mr. Peters enough for putting so much effort into writing such an outstanding book and highly recommend that every professional involved in dispute and/or conflict resolution and everyone involved in a dispute and/or conflict take the time to read this book.
For far too long, the South has been dismissed as "unwinnable" when it comes to LGBT rights and, as a result, receives remarkably limited funding. LGBT people proudly call this region home, though, building their lives and families here.
As the Supreme Court's criminal procedure jurisprudence becomes more and more like a giant game of Jenga, our public dialogue needs to shift. We can't just talk about which rights we possess; we need to talk about how effectively they can be used -- and how well they match what we think we know.
Trademarks are becoming as common as commas, yet with a far greater impact than overused punctuation. While the legal lockdown of conversational language is progressing, the copyright law and rights are being thoroughly challenged.
Suing a drug company is your only way as an individual to protect yourself against malfeasance. It should be a right under the law, but the FDA and the drug companies are on the verge of taking it away.
There was a lot of celebrating in California during the last week as gay and lesbian couples could finally get married legally. But for the newlyweds themselves, there was even more celebration for the most-basic rights to some of life's most mundane activities.