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    The Spectrum of Alternative  Dispute Resolution [ADR]
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    Why has ADR become so  Popular? Overloaded court  dockets regulations require it dissatisfaction with  litigation Backlash against  Seeking a more  way of resolving  disputes Desire to empower  parties to solve own  problems Interest in flexibility less public
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    A Continuum   of Non-invasive to  Most Invasive Methods of ADR Preventive methods team building  partnering  joint problem solving Negotiated rule-making Negotiated methods Disputants themselves  win or win/lose solution  non-binding agreements Facilitated methods Neutral 3 rd  party facilitates  or mediates conflict  resolution, confidential  non-binding agreements Fact-finding Methods Use of 3 rd  party, neutral 
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Unformatted text preview: technical expert makes findings on facts Binding or non-binding Advisory ADR 3 rd party reviews issues, facts & laws; renders an opinion on likely outcome Binding or non-binding Imposed ADR: Arbitration 3 rd party makes binding decision Only appeal is in court The Dark Side of ADR Creates two standards for justice Private versus public justice Some issues are inappropriate for ADR DV, toxic waste disposal, constitutional rights etc. Covers up systematic & repeated violations sexual harassment, environmental violations etc. Confidentiality can violate right to know Feedback & openness is healthy, brings change Disadvantages those without power Should not be forced to use ADR if not input into rules...
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