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Articles in this issue:
Predictably irrational

Predictably irrational

What behavioral economics tells us about decision-making at mediation

Lars Johnson

2020 August


My mediation Top 10 list

My mediation Top 10 list

Perspectives from an advocate of 38 years, recently turned neutral

Gary N. Stern

2020 August


Learning to adapt and embrace technology

The life of a lawyer changes with the times

Jeffrey A. Rudman

2020 August


The OCTLA new normalcy

Top Gun Awards ceremony canceled, but the awards will still be made

Jonathan Dwork

2020 August


Video conferencing is here to stay

“You can’t work at home without it.” Tips to use Zoom more effectively

Stuart Zanville

2020 August


Habitability: How earlier awful conditions created an eggshell plaintiff

This and other helpful habitability nuggets from Garcia v. Mylylla

Peter L. Weinberger

2020 August


The Kobe Bryant legacy

He was heroic and flawed. His moments defined him

Amy Newman
Sidney Kanazawa

2020 August


Down, but not out

Down, but not out

Call-recording class actions and the California Invasion of Privacy Act

Ryan Crist

2020 August


Ten steps in mediating your case

Mediation is not a one-shot event like a lottery or a slot machine; it’s a process, just like a trial

Joseph M. Lovretovich

2020 August


Positive legislation news from AAJ

Bill passes U.S. House to raise commercial trucking insurance minimum to $2 million, Amtrak’s forced arbitration with injured passengers would end

Linda A. Lipsen

2020 August


The mediation advocate

Balancing ethics and confidentiality in mediation

Cassandra Franklin

2020 August


Artificial intelligence and the evolution of conflict resolution

A look at what role artificial intelligence might play in conflict resolution

Henry J. Bongiovi

2020 August


Preparing for online mediation with Zoom

Preparing for online mediation with Zoom

The room where it happened: An inside view of moving from “in person” to “virtual” mediation in a split second

Devin Tucker

2020 August


When it Reins, it pours

PAGA takeaways from the Supreme Court’s decision in [[case\\Kim v. Reins]]/case]]

Tagore Subramaniam
Julia Wells

2020 August


Mediating wildfire cases

Mediating wildfire cases

Understanding the personal-reason exception and other nuances of recovery for damages to real property

Lexi W. Myer

2020 August


Three reasons mediations fail and three ways to move forward

A panel of mediators discuss why some mediations are not successful, and why that’s not the end of the road

Nicole Nguyen

2020 August


COVID, court budget and civil rights

Halfway through the legislative year, we’re battling court funding cuts and tort reformers

2020 August

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