2017 1 Abril 20 A world-first Australian program is providing a platform for sexual abuse survivors to confront and communicate with perpetrators.
The restorative justice program, conducted by Melbourne’s South East Centre Against Sexual Assault (SECASA), aims to mitigate some of the harm caused by abuse and help survivors move on with their lives. Sigue leyendo →
2017 | Enero 16
People in all societies have disputes. In advanced legal systems the dominant approach to resolving them has been to instruct lawyers and appear before courts. But with the internet, advanced hardware and cutting-edge software coming on-stream, the days of fetching up in front of a judge with bulging case-files are beginning to change – though rather faster in some parts of the world than others. Sigue leyendo →
2016 | Noviembre 7
The Fair Work and Human Rights Commission, the Federal Circuit Court/Federal Court, as well as all levels of State Courts and Tribunals, insist on attempts at settlement before the matter is heard. Sigue leyendo →
2016 | Octubre 20 Herbert Smith Freehills has announced it is establishing a centre of excellence for international arbitration in Australia, to allow the firm to quickly and effectively resolve client disputes. Sigue leyendo →
2016 | Septiembre 19
The number of cases referred to and resolved by mediation in PNG is steadily increasing each year, a judge says.
Justice Ambeng Kandakasi told delegates at a Pacific Judicial Conference in Port Moresby last Thursday that the increase was due to some judges consistently requiring parties to use mediation and ADRs (Alternative Dispute Resolutions) to resolve their disputes. Sigue leyendo →
2016 | Agosto 25
Attorney Cesar Cabot, who was part of a panel that decided the Port Authority of Guam must pay $14 million to failed fisheries business Guam YTK Corp., was biased because of a business relationship with Guam YTK attorney and co-owner Eduardo “Champ” Calvo, according to the Office of the Attorney General. Sigue leyendo →