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Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation in Florida - Implementation Challenges for an Institutionalized Program

By Sharon Press Sharon Press is Associate Professor and Director of the Dispute Resolution Institute at Hamline University School of Law. At the time the Florida Supreme Court Task Force on Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Cases was created, she was the Director of the Florida Dispute Resolution...

There's No Place Like Home: Applying Dispute Systems Design Theory to Create a Foreclosure Mediation System

By Andrea Kupfer Schneider and Natalie C. Fleury Andrea Kupfer Schneider, Professor of Law, Marquette University Law School. Natalie C. Fleury, Program Coordinator for Dispute Resolution and Adjunct Professor of Law, Marquette University Law School; Supervisor, Milwaukee Foreclosure Mediation...

St. Louis County Ordinance Requiring Pre-Foreclosure Mediation Unconstitutional, Missouri Supreme Court Holds

The Missouri Supreme Court recently ruled, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], that a St. Louis County ordinance requiring lenders to mediate with borrowers prior to foreclosure was void ab initio because it was not directed to a matter of purely municipal concern. A state bankers...