From the business world, a Forbes.com piece about four "tricks" that make mediation work.
Can mediation help a small business deal with conflict? This Reuters law blogger thinks so.
In the Pacific Northwest, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has proposed medical malpractice reforms, including mediation efforts to avoid lawsuits.
And finally, in “Lawyers Can Be Nice, Too” news, this Jack Daniel’s cease-and-desist letter may be the best. C&D letter. Ever. (registration req’d)