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Alternative Dispute Resolution Research

Information about researching common ADR methodologies, including arbitration, negotiation, mediation, and more.


In the mediation process, the disputing parties meet with a neutral person who facilitates the discussion of their disagreement and the negotiation of a compromise. The main goal of the mediator is not to judge which party is "right" or "wrong," but to encourage and help the parties to communicate about their differences so that a mutually-agreeable solution can be reached.

Mediation Books

Note: Books in the law library are organized by subject. Browse the shelves near the books listed below to find related titles.

Mediation Materials on the Internet

Websites and other online sources introducing the concept of mediation.