Steve has filed a lawsuit against his former business partner. Their general partnership was located in Ohio, but
Steve doesn't live there anymore, and he would like the case to go to trial close to his new home in Indiana. The
defendant, who still lives in Ohio, is personally delivered a summons to appear in court in Indiana.
A 28-year-old woman is accused of credit card fraud and the case goes to trial. The trial judge ultimately
issues a directed verdict.
Why might this have occurred?
What is a disadvantage of mediation compared to arbitration?
In mediation, unlike arbitration, the mediator __________.