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Can Mediation Settle Your Case?

I believe there are five factors which tell you whether a case can be settled by mediation.  Let us imagine a simple case of only two parties. (In cases with more than two parties the difficulties compound not arithmetically but geometrically.)  With two parties only, I believe this is the situation: If one of the … Continue reading Can Mediation Settle Your Case?

Christmas: So, what did Mary know?

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Here is a new carol, “Mary, Did You Know?”  sung a cappella by Pentatonix: Mary, did you know that your Baby Boy would one day walk on water? Mary, did you know that your Baby Boy would save our sons and daughters? Did you know that your Baby Boy has come to make you new? … Continue reading Christmas: So, what did Mary know?

Seven Dirty Words

My excellent first publisher, Westbow Press, has a list of words which it does not allow. "Whore" is among them.   Remember George Carlin’s “Seven Dirty Words”?  Well, those words are disallowed by Westbow, along with a raft of others, and even descriptions which intimate the salacious.  That was okay for my first book, “Five Proofs … Continue reading Seven Dirty Words

Businessmen do not litigate

Businessmen do not litigate.  They have better things to do.  They mediate.  They have  businesses to run.  They cannot spend months in trial preparation and then a week or more in the trial itself.  And then possibly more time on post-trial motions and appeals. Not to speak of attorney fees and court costs.   No. … Continue reading Businessmen do not litigate