Good Laws, Good Intent, Bad Consequences

This week, I’d like to thank Indiana Governor Mike Pence for providing us with yet another example of why making laws isn’t always the best of ideas, and the rest of the world for reminding us why–yet again–people don’t really get the process of lawmaking, or how passing a law can have unintended consequences. There’s…

When it Doesn’t Look, Smell, Or Quack Like Mediation

I recently got an open house invitation to a new mediation practitioner’s office in an area not too far from Compound West. ┬áThe new “Mediation Center” had a fancy set of invitations, and links to a new website. As I am one who always welcomes another interested soul in bringing change to the legal profession…