Court Mediation ReformDOI: 10.4337/9781786435866.00005 View full text
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Abstract: As judicial systems advance, evolving conceptions of justice are reflected in varying emphasis on the role, place and practice of mediation in civil courts. How such programmes provide opportunities for party directed reconciliation, on the one hand, while ensuring access to formal legal channels, on the other, remains an area of continued inquiry. Drawing on an 83 person survey, case studies of 10 mediation jurisdictions, and time-series analysis of aggregate civil justice indicators, this book explores compa…

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