Summer Caucus 2014

Summer Caucus 2014 Use the link above to access the Summer Caucus. This volume includes articles from members, events, news for the DRC as well as other interesting pieces.

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“Art of Mediation” Exchange July 9th

Mediation is not simply an event, it is a process, and when facilitated with skill it can be artful. The Academy invites you to connect and engage at one of Fort Lauderdale premier art galleries. Attendees will enjoy art and lively discussion while they EXCHANGE ideas from some of Florida’s most skillful mediators. July 2014 Academy Networking Exchange

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Spring/Summer Caucus

Spring Caucus 2014: Read The Caucus to stay informed of current events, MEAC opinions and stay abreast many more useful tools. Our newsletter features member articles, updates, news from the DRC and much more.  

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A Development in Alternative Dispute Resolution

On March 24, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in Strine v Delaware Coalition for Open Government, Inc., 2014 US Lexis 1984, and let stand a ruling from the Third Circuit (733 F3d 510). The Third Circuit ruling was a 2-1 decision. The question before the Third Circuit was whether the public has a right of access under the First Amendment to Delaware’ s state-sponsored arbitration program. Chancellor Strine, then the presiding judge of Delaware Chancery Cou

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MEAC 2012-010

The Question: A family law mediation was held through the court mediation program. Both parties were represented by counsel. A partial agreement was reached and the mediator prepared the mediation report and agreement. The attorneys, parties and mediator signed the Mediation Report that a partial agreement was reached and set forth the remaining issues to be adjudicated by the Judge. The parties a..'1d attorneys left the courthouse as it was after 5:00 p.m. The attorneys

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NEW MEAC OPINION 2013-001 Failure to Return Executed Agreement After Verbally Agreeing to do So

The New MEAC Opinion seeks to advise on the below listed question that arises as a procedural and ethical dilemma. To review the entire MAC Opinion, follow the link provided. "Is it a breach of confidentiality for a certified mediator or the mediation unit to report to the court that a party, appearing telephonically or by some other electronic means pursuant to a Court order, who fully participated in the mediation which resulted in an agreement, but violated the or

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