Elizabeth Bader’s Publications

The following are Elizabeth’s scholarly articles. For articles for the general public on the psychology of conflict resolution, trauma resolution and spirituality, please press here.

For more on Elizabeth’s publications see her resumé.

Date Publication Description
2015 The Psychology and Neurobiology of Mediation, 17 Cardozo J. of Conflict Resol. 363. Trauma and the IDR Cycle. In depth discussion of the work of Stephen Porges and Peter Levine.
2011 Self, Identity and the IDR Cycle: Understanding the Deeper Meaning of ‘Face’ in Mediation, Int’l J. of Applied Psychoanal. Studies,  Wiley Online Library. See abstract here. A version of Elizabeth’s scholarly article for the psychotherapeutic community.
2010 The Psychology of Mediation (II): The IDR Cycle, A New Model For Understanding Mediation. Read here. A discussion of the IDR cycle in a readable format on mediate.com.
2010 The Psychology of Mediation, Part I:  The Mediator’s Issues of Self and Identity, (January 2010). Read here. The basics of the psychology of mediation on mediate.com.
2010 The Psychology of Mediation: Issues of Self and Identity and the IDR Cycle, 10 Pepp. Disp. Res. L.J. 183 (2010). Award-winning interdisciplinary article on the psychology of mediation.
2009 Confidentiality in Collaborative Cases After Thottam.
Press here for this article on mediate.com.
Mediation confidentiality analyzed.
2005 Mediation Confidentiality, Chapter 7 in:
A Litigator’s Guide to Effective Use of ADR in California (Continuing Education of the Bar, 2005).
California law on mediation confidentiality analyzed.
2004 Mediation Confidentiality: What Litigators Need to Know After Rojas v. Superior Court, 26(5) Cal. Civ. Litig. Rep., Oct. 2004, 189-194. The impact of Rojas v. Superior Court (2004) 33 Cal.4th 407 on mediation practice.
2004 Rojas v. Superior Court, 26(15) Ins. Litig. Rep., Sept.10, 2004, p. 536 For insurance coverage litigators.
2004 Defects in Construction: Will California’s Mediation Confidentiality Statutes Still Remain Standing after Rojas v. Superior Court? 14(3) Cal. Construction L. Rep., 2004, 97-103 For construction defect litigators.
2004 Confidentiality in Insurance Coverage Mediation: Will It Survive Rojas v. Superior Court?, 26(2) Ins. Litig. Rep., Feb. 2004, 37-51. Predicts the Rojas case.
2003 Using Hard Facts to Clarify Good Law: A Principled Approach to Rojas v. Superior Court and the Interpretation of California’s Mediation Confidentiality Statutes (Evid. Code §§ 1115 et seq.), XXIV (10) California Tort Rep., Nov. – Dec. 2003, pp. 343-363. Closely predicts the California Supreme Court’s later opinion.
Publications on Insurance
2004 Confidentiality in Insurance Coverage Mediation: Will It Survive Rojas v. Superior Court?, Ins. Litig. Rep., 26(2), Feb. 2004,  pp. 37-51. Mediation confidentiality article with emphasis on insurance mediation. Predicts reasoning and decision in Rojas v. Superior Court.
1989 Strategies for Defeating and Defending the 1973 Pollution Exclusion, 11(3) Ins. Litig. Rep., March 1989, 75 – 87. Decisions on the pollution exclusion throughout the country are analyzed.
1987 Automobile Insurance, Chapter 50 in: California Insurance Law & Practice (Matthew Bender 1987). Updated by publisher. Chapter on automobile insurance in treatise.
1985 California Insurer’s Duty to Defend:  How Far Does It Extend?, 1985, 52 Ins. Counsel J. 252. The duty to defend. Cited by the Court of Appeal in Garvey v. State Farm (1986) 191 Cal.App.3d 1248, 1255 fn. 6. The California Supreme Court later granted review in Garvey and issued the important opinion in Garvey v. State Farm (1989) 48 Cal.3d 395.
Civil Litigation & Procedure/Anti-SLAPP Statute & Miscellaneous
2003 Appeal From Superior Court Judgment, Chapter 14 in: California Administrative Mandamus (Continuing Education of the Bar, 2003). California appellate procedure for litigators of administrative mandamus actions.
1991 California’s Powerful Anti-SLAPP Statute: Litigating After Briggs v. Eden Council for Hope & Opportunity, (May 1999) 21(3) CEB Civil Litig. Rep., (1991) 1, 82-87. With Mark Goldowitz. Discussion of Briggs v. Eden Council for Hope & Opportunity (1999) 19 Cal.4th 1106.
1994-2001 California Administrative Mandamus, Updates. (Continuing Education of the Bar Updates, 1994-2001). Law of administrative mandamus (a form of appeal to the superior court used to challenge decisions in hospital peer review proceedings and other administrative proceedings).
1989 Homeless Odyssey, California Lawyer, October 1989. A short story by Elizabeth on her work with the homeless.
Medicolegal Publications
1979 Traumatic Medicine & Surgery for the Attorney, 1979. Executive Editor. (Matthew Bender & Co., 1979.) A treatise for lawyers on medicine.
1979 In Matthew Bender’s Gray’s Attorneys’ Textbook of Medicine and Courtroom Medicine: Editor/writer on medicine. Same.

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