Tag Archives: federal government ADR

Grande Lum’s Article Criticizing Proposal to Effectively Eliminate the Community Relations Service

Grande Lum, former director of the Community Relations Service (CRS), just published an important article in The Hill newspaper urging Congress to maintain independent funding for the agency. “Historically, CRS has played a significant role in facilitating dialogue, developing constructive relationships, and reducing the possibility of violence.  Its mediators and conciliators played a key role … Continue reading Grande Lum’s Article Criticizing Proposal to Effectively Eliminate the Community Relations Service

White House Mediation

The Washington Post ran an interesting article about conflicts within the White House, including the following passage about President Trump’s son-in-law and influential advisor, Jared Kushner: “Sometimes when staffers feud, Kushner summons them to his office, a few doors down from the president’s, where the 36-year-old adviser sits them on the couch and mediates as … Continue reading White House Mediation

US Supreme Court Fellowship Application Deadline – Nov. 6

My colleague S.I. Strong posted the following announcement: The application process for the US Supreme Court Fellowship is open until Friday, November 6, 2015. The Fellows program is open to both junior and mid-career applicants.   An article describing the daily duties of a US Supreme Court Fellow and the application process was recently published in … Continue reading US Supreme Court Fellowship Application Deadline – Nov. 6

Redesigned Website for Federal ADR

The Interagency Alternative Dispute Resolution Working Group has redesigned its website. The newly redesigned website includes many useful resources, including: A newly created directory of federal ADR programs and contacts; A second edition of the popular Electronic Guide to Federal Procurement; A listing of upcoming ADR events; and Access to recordings from previous ADR events