It is said that private dispute resolution processes (like mediation and arbitration) take place in the shadow of the law...



Shadow of the Law Publications publishes works focused on dispute resolution and conflict management.

The Art of Role Play in Dispute Resolution Training is now available! This book, by Marc Bhalla, received a rave review from Colin Rule - an ODR legend and the CEO of

We are also proud to publish The Journal of the Canadian Collaborative for Engagement & Conflict Management (JCECM), a peer-reviewed academic journal available on CanLII.

We publish works by well respected mediators, adjudicators and teachers of interest to dispute resolution practitioners, trainers, academics, students and the general public.