Monthly Archives: July 2011

Michigan’s New Court Rule on Confidentiality in Mediation

Eleven years after adopting its initial rule regarding confidentiality in mediation (the identical provisions appear at MCR 2.411(C)(5), General Civil mediation, and 3.216(H)(8), Domestic Relations mediation), Michigan will have a new rule, MCR 2.412, effective September 1, 2011. The new rule addresses concerns raised by practitioners that the current rule is overly-broad, protecting communications made […]