Winter 2013

Community Dispute Resolution: Assessing Its Importance and Addressing Its Challenges

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Community Dispute Resolution: Assessing Its Importance and Addressing Its Challenges

Now is a good time to look at the state of community mediation in the United States. This is not only because community conflict resolution work has grown remarkably over the past 35 years, or even because community programs have responded and continue to respond to local community, court and agency needs in many innovative ways.

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ABOUT DISPUTE RESOLUTION MAGAZINE

 

DISPUTE RESOLUTION MAGAZINE is published quarterly (4 times a year) by the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution. Dispute Resolution Magazine provides timely, insightful and resourceful information regarding the latest developments, news and trends in the growing field of dispute resolution throughout the world and features internationally-known scholars and practitioners as authors.

 

Dispute Resolution Magazine Editorial Board


Chairs
Joseph B. Stulberg
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
Columbus, OH

 

Nancy A. Welsh
The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University Carlisle/ University Park, PA

 

Chair Emeritus
Frank Sander
Cambridge, MA

 

Members
James Coben
Hamline University School of Law
St. Paul, MN

 

Howard Herman
San Francisco, CA

 

Michael Lewis
JAMS
Washington, DC

 

Bennett G. Picker
Stradley Ronon
Philadelphia, PA

 

Effie D. Silva
McDermott Will & Emory LLP
Miami, FL

 

Donna Stienstra
Federal Judicial Center
Washington, DC

 

Zena Zumeta
Mediation Training & Consultation Institute
Ann Arbor, MI

 

Editor
Gina Viola Brown

 

Associate Editor
Louisa Williams

 

The Editorial Board welcomes the submission of article concepts as well as draft articles relevant to the field of dispute resolution. The Editorial Board reviews all submissions and makes final decisions as to the publication of articles in Dispute Resolution Magazine. Author guidelines for submissions are available below. 

Subscription to Dispute Resolution Magazine is included in the membership dues of the Section of Dispute Resolution. Nonmembers of the Dispute Resolution Section may subscribe to the Magazine for $30.00 per year. Back issues may be obtained for $8.00 per copy. Contact ABA Service Center at service@americanbar.org.

 

For more information about becoming a member, see the Member Center.

 

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