The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Investor-State Dispute Settlement Mechanism: The Trojan Horse of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and its Practical Implications” – Muhammad Zaheer Abbas and Shamreeza Riaz; “Managing the Inter-cultural Dimensions of a Mediation Effectively – A Proposed Pre-mediation Intake Instrument” – Dorcas Quek Anderson and Diana Knight; “Being the Ladle in the Soup Pot: Working with the Dichotomy of Neutrality and Empowerment in Mediation Practice” – Bornali Borah; “Mediation Confidentiality: Origins, Application and Exceptions and Practical Implications” – Judge Joe Harman; “Design in Dispute Resolution Practice: Tips and Tools” – Helen Shurven and Clair Berman-Robinson; “Mediator’s Proposal and Mediator’s Neutrality: Finessing the Tension” – Mohamed Sweify; “Settlement in Court-Connected ADR and the Constitutional Function of the Judiciary: An Imbalance between two Competing Public Interests” – Michael Windeyer. It also contains Case Notes: “Admissibility of a Statement Made at Mediation – Humphreys v Humphreys” and “Mediation Media Watch” – David Spencer.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal contains 4 Special Feature articles: Celebrating 30 Years of ADRA: “ADRA President’s Address 2016” – Katherine Johnson; “Australian Dispute Resolution Association: Its history and its people” – Anne Ardagh; “History and philosophy of nonviolence: Towards an inclusive dispute resolution (DR) curriculum” – David Ardagh; and “International perspectives of dispute resolution” – Dr Paul R Gibson. It also includes the following articles: “International arbitration in Australia: 2015/2016 in review” – Albert Monichino QC and Alex Fawke; “The future of dispute resolution: Online ADR and online courts” – Michael Legg; and “The art of using power as a tool of influence in mediation” – Mohamed Sweify. It also contains Case Notes: “Identifying all members of a class action prior to mediation, and mediation/arbitration media watch” – David Spencer; Book Review: “The Mediators Handbook (Third edition)” by Ruth Charlton, Micheline Dewdney and Geoff Charlton – reviewed by Paul Lewis; and a tribute to the late Micheline Dewdney.