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Mediation News

Here’s something for you to noodle on:
“No laws dictating marijuana consumption in child custody cases
The Denver Channel
One topic that the task force is not covering is how marijuana consumption plays in child custody cases. Some experts in the matter are saying that additional statutes or guidelines aren’t necessary. “What we’re looking for is whether or not substance …”
The Denver Channel
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. – George Bernard Shaw

Mediation News

Incredible:
“Cuomo: Mediation for denied Sandy insurance claims
Metro.us
Laborers remove debris from a home damaged by Superstorm Sandy on January 4, 2013 on Staten Island. More than two months after the storm, Congress passed legislation today that will provide $9.7 billion to cover insurance claims filed by people whose …”
Metro.us
Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It’s already tomorrow in Australia. – Charles M. Schulz

Mediation News

Not exactly shocking:
“Mediation.com Upgrades Servers To Provide Enhanced Client Features
PR Web (press release)
Mediation.com has been busy upgrading their software and servers to handle some additional features that will be afforded to their listing clients. The Mediation Attorneys, and Mediators, will not only be able to use the standard listing services, they …”
PR Web (press release)
Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for – in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it. – Ellen Goodman

Mediation News

Curious:
“Lake County Mediation announces basic training classes
Lake County Record-Bee
LAKE COUNTY — Lake County Mediations has announced the dates and location for its Basic Mediation training course. Classes will take place at the Lower Lake High School library for four consecutive Saturdays beginning April 6 and continuing April 13, …”
Lake County Record-Bee
Are people more violently opposed to fur rather than leather because its much easier to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs? – George Carlin

Fifth Circuit Rules on Jurisdiction for a Petition to Compel Arbitration

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that a district court lacked subject matter jurisdiction to hear a petition to compel arbitration pursuant to Section 4 of the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”). In Volvo Trucks N. America, Inc. v. Crescent Ford Truck Sales, Inc. No. 09-30782, (5th Cir. Jan. 5, 2012) […]
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