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  Dispute resolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dispute resolution is the process of resolving disputes between parties.
Some use the term dispute resolution to refer only to alternative dispute resolution (ADR), that is, extrajudicial processes such as arbitration and mediation used to resolve conflict and potential conflict between and among individuals, business entities, governmental agencies, and (in the public international law context) states.
The City University of New York Dispute Resolution Consortium (CUNY DRC) serves as an intellectual home to dispute resolution faculty, staff and students at the City University of New York and to the diverse dispute resolution community in New York City.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dispute_resolution   (919 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Alternative dispute resolution or ADR is a name for several dispute resolution processes and techniques which, while believed by some to be outside the traditional mainstream of state jurisprudence, have gained acceptance among both the general public and the legal profession.
With the continuing increase in caseload placing great strain on traditional courts, many judges have come to see dispute resolution as an acceptable means of decreasing caseload in traditional courts, while settling disputes in a fair and equitable way.
The Vodun priests of Haiti are well known for their dispute resolution role which occasionally resulted in the losing party being forced to become a zombie.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/a/al/alternative_dispute_resolution.html   (237 words)

 Wikipedia:Resolving disputes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Both at this stage and throughout the dispute resolution process, talking to other parties is not simply a formality to be satisfied before moving on to the next forum.
For disputes over the content of an article, if you have not agreed to a truce before this point, you should do so now.
Mediation is a voluntary process in which a neutral person works with the parties to a dispute.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wikipedia:Dispute_resolution   (1098 words)

 NASD - Arbitration & Mediation - What is Dispute Resolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
What distinguishes mediation from other forms of dispute resolution is that the mediator does not impose the solution, but rather helps make it possible for the parties to craft and accept the solution themselves.
NASD Dispute Resolution is subject to the same Securities and Exchange Commission oversight as NASD, and it has its own President, Linda D. Fienberg.
NASD Dispute Resolution pledges to provide impartial professional staff and highly trained arbitrators, mediators, and other neutrals committed to delivering fair, expeditious, and cost-effective dispute resolution services for investors, brokerage firms, and their employees.
www.nasd.com /web/idcplg?IdcService=SS_GET_PAGE&nodeId=508   (515 words)

 Alternative Dispute Resolution Encyclopedia @ HigherPower.org (Higher Power)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In this terminology the processes were initially termed "alternative" by 20th century legal typologists because they were seen as extra-legal supplements to state-sponsored dispute resolution.
In mediation, participation is voluntary (in that even though a court may mandate the process itself, the parties are not required to reach a resolution), and there is a third party, a mediator, who facilitates the resolution process but does not impose a resolution on the parties.
Moreover, they can be provided on a global scale, where no effective domestic remedies are available to disputing parties, as in the case of the UDRP and domain name disputes.
higherpower.org /encyclopedia/Alternative_dispute_resolution   (598 words)

 SMU Plano - Dispute Resolution
Dispute resolution offers one of the most challenging and rewarding professional opportunities today.
Conflicting parties in business, education, legal and religious communities, as well as families are using dispute resolution increasingly to settle differences, making it one of the fastest growing professions in the new millennium.
SMU-in-Legacy is the premier Dispute Resolution program in the southwest offering both a graduate certificate and a master’s degree that include comprehensive, interdisciplinary study and classroom instruction.
www.smu.edu /legacy/academics/DisputeResolution.htm   (274 words)

 ICANN | Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policies
Disputes under these policies may be filed with one of the approved dispute-resolution service providers for the given policy.
Dispute proceedings arising from alleged abusive registrations of domain names (for example, cybersquatting) may be initiated by a holder of trademark rights.
The Charter Eligibility Dispute Resolution Policy (CEDRP) is followed by the sponsored TLDs.aero,.coop,.museum, and.travel for challenges to registration of a domain name on the grounds that the registrant does not meet the eligibility requirements (set forth in the sponsored TLD charter) for registration of a domain name in the given TLD.
www.icann.org /udrp   (1503 words)

 Resolution Washington
Dispute Resolution Centers are operational in almost every part of the state and exist to provide low-cost and effective conflict resolution services to their respective communities through mediation, facilitation, training and community outreach..
There are currently 18 Dispute Resolution Centers operating in Washington State, with a coverage are of approximately 91% of all Washington residents.
The effectiveness of mediation is clear: 70% of all cases that came to local dispute resolution centers were successfully settled.
www.resolutionwa.org   (345 words)

 Dispute Resolution Benchmarking Association
The scope of Dispute Resolution Benchmarking Association™ membership includes those organizations that have or will implement benchmarking of dispute resolution issues as part of or in support of their core business(es).
Company membership will be considered with respect to compliance with Dispute Resolution Benchmarking Association™ mission, goals and operating guidelines, as well as, qualification of the organization within the scope of membership.
Dispute Resolution Benchmarking Association™ will identify and present to members opportunities to participate in Benchmarking studies on various topics of importance to dispute resolution issues.
www.csbenchmarking.com /drba.html   (609 words)

 DOJ: Dispute Resolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Department promotes the use of community dispute resolution in a variety of community settings and coordinates a range of conflict resolution activities.
Community dispute resolution uses a problem-solving approach to resolve conflict and seeks to teach young people and professionals the skills of getting along.
The Office of Dispute Resolution coordinates the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) for the Department of Justice.
permanent.access.gpo.gov /lps9890/lps9890/www.usdoj.gov/disputeresolution.htm   (439 words)

 Alternative Dispute Resolution for Disputed Environmental Permit Applications - Texas Commission on Environmental ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
If the dispute is settled through mediation and negotiation by the participants, there may be no need for those persons to incur the expense of hiring expert witnesses and attorneys, or of conducting expensive discovery in preparing for trial in a contested public hearing.
The mediator's role is to be impartial and to determine, through talking to the affected persons, what their true concerns are and to guide those persons to a resolution of the dispute that addresses their concerns.
Participation in agency-organized alternative dispute resolution procedures is not a pre-determination by the Commissioners that any protestant has legal standing to request a hearing.
www.tceq.state.tx.us /comm_exec/dispute_res   (798 words)

 WTO | Dispute settlement gateway
Disputes in general, and how they are handled in the WTO and its Dispute Settlement Body
The WTO’s procedure for resolving trade quarrels under the Dispute Settlement Understanding is vital for enforcing the rules and therefore for ensuring that trade flows smoothly.
A dispute arises when a member government believes another member government is violating an agreement or a commitment that it has made in the WTO.
www.wto.org /english/tratop_e/dispu_e/dispu_e.htm   (862 words)

ADRS takes a common sense approach to dispute resolution, and relies on impartial home inspection industry experts to hear and resolve cases.
It is TRUE alternate dispute resolution, directly between the Plaintiff and Defendant.
The mediator may offer suggestions and point out issues that the disputants may have overlooked, but resolution of the dispute rests with the disputants themselves.
www.nachiadrs.com   (432 words)

 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Disputes in the workplace may be among or between employees, between employees and their managers, union grievances, or EEO complaints.
Civil enforcement disputes are as varied as the enforcement roles of the Department itself.
Alternative Dispute Resolution or ADR is a collaborative, consensual dispute resolution approach.
www.dot.gov /adr   (497 words)

 Alternative Dispute Resolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Download Court-Connected Alternative Dispute Resolution in New York State for a more complete summary including statistical tables of workload for many of the programs listed.
Parties in general civil cases may also choose to submit their dispute to a JHO for binding or non-binding arbitration, or they may choose to hire private mediators or arbitrators.
Parties who submit their dispute to voluntary arbitration agree to be bound by the arbitrator's award.
www.courts.state.ny.us /ip/adr/court_annexed.shtml   (3049 words)

 ICANN | Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy
Under the policy, most types of trademark-based domain-name disputes must be resolved by agreement, court action, or arbitration before a registrar will cancel, suspend, or transfer a domain name.
Disputes alleged to arise from abusive registrations of domain names (for example, cybersquatting) may be addressed by expedited administrative proceedings that the holder of trademark rights initiates by filing a complaint with an approved dispute-resolution service provider.
Rules for Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy -- These rules are followed by all dispute-resolution service providers, with supplementation by each provider's supplemental rules.
www.icann.org /udrp/udrp.htm   (239 words)

 Alternative Dispute Resolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION, LLC is dedicated to the goal of helping you understand and use alternative dispute resolution as a faster, more economical, and far more satisfying alternative to slow and expensive traditional courtroom litigation.
Alternative dispute resolution refers to any means of settling disputes outside of slow and costly traditional courtroom litigation.
If you are a party to a dispute, we can help you find a qualified mediator, arbitrator or lawyer.
www.adrnevada.com   (294 words)

 NYSE, New York Stock Exchange > NYSE Regulation > Dispute Resolution/Arbitration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
For more than 125 years, the NYSE has used arbitration to resolve disputes between investors and brokers.   Arbitration enables a dispute to be resolved quickly and fairly by impartial arbitrators, who are knowledgeable and trained in the art of resolving controversy.
The NYSE provides arbitration panels to hear and decide disputes in more than 46 cities throughout the United States (in appropriate circumstances a hearing may be held outside the U.S.).
Mediation is an informal, voluntary, and non-binding approach to dispute resolution. 
www.nyse.com /regulation/dispresolution/1089312755623.html   (177 words)

 CULMA - Masters in Dispute Resolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As an interdisciplinary field, grounded in the fundamental idea that dispute resolution techniques are inherently democratic in giving voice to disputants, the program provides practical and academic experience that constitutes the range of dispute resolution activities: labor and school mediation, commercial arbitration, family counseling, legal negotiation, and international diplomacy.
All students participate in a practicum experience intended to strengthen student knowledge, introduce the students to new forms of dispute resolution and build professional relationships both inside and outside the university.
The class will focus on "hot" issues in dispute resolution that are critical to their work as dispute resolvers in both the practice and research spheres.
www.culma.wayne.edu /students/madr.htm   (1103 words)

 CUNY Dispute Resolution Consortium at John Jay College
This project is part of a larger effort by dispute resolution professionals in New York City after 9/11 to increase public awareness and education about dispute resolution principles and processes.
Collaborative lawyers represent clients in conflict, but are trained and committed to resolving such disputes in a collaborative framework, which among other aspects, is an agreement not to go to court.
All dispute resolution scholars and practitioners are invited.
johnjay.jjay.cuny.edu /dispute   (504 words)

 Agreements, Restrictions and Dispute Policies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the event of multiple disputes between you and a complainant, either you or the complainant may petition to consolidate the disputes before a single Administrative Panel.
This Administrative Panel may consolidate before it any or all such disputes in its sole discretion, provided that the disputes being consolidated are governed by the RDRP or another dispute resolution policy adopted by ICANN.
All other disputes between you and any party other than us regarding your domain name registration that are not brought pursuant to the mandatory administrative proceeding provisions of Paragraph 4 shall be resolved between you and such other party through any court, arbitration or other proceeding that may be available.
www.neulevel.biz /ardp/docs/rdrp.html   (1456 words)

 Massachusetts Dispute Resolution Services, Boston Salem, Ma
Massachusetts Dispute Resolution Services provides mediation and arbitration services to parties who seek equitable settlement of their disputes without the time, expense and frustration which often accompany the more formal trial court system.
At MDRS our alternative dispute resolution, arbitration and mediation services take less time and cost much less than is required to reach trial in the court system.
Massachusetts Dispute Resolution Services offers parties a select panel of neutrals comprised of professional mediators and arbitrators who are experienced attorneys and retired judges.
www.mdrs.com   (339 words)

The office's primary purposes include: increasing the awareness of dispute resolution options among the legal system's many constituents, assisting judicial stakeholders to integrate dispute resolution processes within the traditional litigation system, administering the Community Dispute Resolution Program, and identifying and developing specialized dispute resolution programs and services.
ODR is responsible for developing dispute resolution practices and protocols for the trial courts, providing technical assistance to the trial courts, implementing dispute resolution practices mandated or permitted by court rule or statute, evaluating dispute resolution systems, and providing recommendations to the state court administrator for improving dispute resolution services for Michigan citizens.
Community Dispute Resolution Program - a statewide network of non-profit organizations providing free or low-cost mediation and dispute resolution services on a wide variety of dispute types.
courts.michigan.gov /scao/dispute/odr.htm   (626 words)

 eBay Services: Buying and Selling Tools: Dispute Resolution Overview
Online dispute resolution is a new, unbiased method that can help you resolve disputes that may arise involving eBay transactions.
SquareTrade, eBay’s preferred dispute resolution provider, offers two services: a free web-based forum which allows users to attempt to resolve their differences on their own or if necessary, the use of a professional mediator.
Disputes are often successfully settled with this independent resolution method.
pages.ebay.com /services/buyandsell/disputeres.html   (379 words)

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