I love the movie Minority Report, so much I can even tolerate Tom Cruise. The futuristic 2054 set sci-fi movie envisions a pre-crime unit, made up three pre-cogs who can anticipate crime psychically. This idea, in a sense, reveals a
For many people, where they call home is their livelihood, their place of solace. A conflict with a neighbor that is ongoing is a significant source of stress.
In the modern world, justice goes to the person who can afford it. It would be nice to think that our criminal justice system works to give justice to those who deserve it, but it does not. In fact, often the
Not all disputes require the same amount of emotional energy, stress, and time. Many organizations today deal with high volumes of conflict, yet do not have the resources (or patience!) to deal with each complaint individually.
Often when I tell people I study Dispute Resolution I get a furrowed brow, followed by an sincere yet hanging “interesting…”.
Dispute, even though we often think of it as something to be avoided, is part of everyone’s lives. It will never go away. The sooner we accept that, the better. Yet, we can become skilled at it, and we can