"Restorative Justice has already been used alongside court proceedings, but this is the first time it will be used instead of criminal prosecutions."
"Mr Hartnell applied to the court for mediation late last month and today he will meet with the Tax Office's lawyers in an attempt to negotiate a deal."
"Provincial conciliators help both parties reach an agreement, though their recommendations aren't binding. Conciliation is a required step before a union can strike or an employer can lock out its workers."
"Restorative justice, where victims, offenders and supporters can together work through resolutions of harm done, has been around a long, long time in many parts of the world."
"A report on mediation across the Supreme and County courts released yesterday revealed up to 65 per cent of civil claims settled without trial in those courts, with an annual saving of $30 million in legal fees."
"If a matter is decided by mediation at the direction of the high court, the terms and conditions of the decision will be binding on the subordinate courts including civil court, family court, arbitration, tribunals etc as also on the authorities suc...
"On 4 March 2008 over 20 local solicitors, accountants and other professionals gathered at York Court to hear first hand from the Judiciary and locally trained mediators the benefits of resolving disputes out of Court by way of mediation."
"Scheme of Community Mediation - intended to contribute to the happiness and harmony of the community."
"She said the activity aims to promote and implement court-annexed mediation program of the RTC, as an alternative mode of settling legal controversies, “speedily, conveniently, and peacefully.”"
"With reports that the Dubai Government is about to pass a law that will require all construction disputes to go through a mediation centre before they can be litigated in the courts, Chris Duffill, the regional director of the Vinden Partnership, ha...