Mikita Weaver

Mikita Weaver
Mikita is the Editor-in-Chief of ADR Times. She is also an attorney at Seastrom Tuttle & Murphy focusing solely on Family Law. Before that, she worked predominantly in litigation and arbitration in the field of construction and business litigation insurance defense. She received her Juris Doctorate at Pepperdine and a Masters in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute. Mikita has been published in the Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal and worked at the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution in London. As an avid traveler, she continues to explore various dispute resolution issues and how they vary from region to region. She welcomes your inquiries, and can be reached at [email protected] or (800) 616-1202

The Hague

  I recently visited the Peace Palace in The Hague.  The structure and layout of the building is a testament to its unique purpose.  Andrew Carnegie contributed the funds to build the palace under two conditions: (1) that it contain the...

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Two Sides to Every Story

Two Sides to Every Story “The problem here is that there are two competing narratives of the history of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, and they are both true - and they don’t meet!” ~Israel Politican Naomi Chazan Growing up as a kid and getting in...

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Europe’s Burqa Ban

Europe’s Burqa Ban   The burqa is not a sign of religion. It is a sign of subservience  It will not be welcome on the territory of the French Republic.  ~French President Nicolas Sarkozy   Europe is deeply embroiled in a raging conflict over...

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Conflict Consciousness

Conflict Consciousness Last year, Uganda was usurped in a conflict regarding anti-homosexual legislation and a clause mandating the death penalty. Rwanda contemplated criminalizing homosexuality until rapid-fire global campaign spread via internet forcing Paul...

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The Vanishing Trial?

The Vanishing Trial? Scholars and practitioners alike often seem up in arms about the “vanishing trial.” Most seem worried that this decline in litigation will ultimately destroy justice. Instead of achieving justice through a court system, conflicts are...

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Creating a Better ICSID

Creating a Better ICSID: the “New Design”     In improving the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the following competing interests must be considered: need to promote efficiency, need to unify the diverse...

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