alternative dispute resolution

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alternative dispute resolution

An attempt to resolve a dispute without a court proceeding, for example, arbitration or mediation.
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Posner, The Summary Jury Trial and Other Methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution: Some Cautionary Observations, 53 U.
4) If the defense team puts on a summary jury trial, (2) the result?
The summary jury trial is an appropriate ADR method when one or more of the parties have no desire to compromise but, instead, demand to be heard before a jury.
The modern ADR phenomenon has led to much greater use of older methods such as arbitration and mediation, as well as the creation of many new methods such as mini-trial, summary jury trial, private judging, neutral evaluation, and regulatory negotiation.
Additional processes under discussion by the committee for inclusion in the Rules of Civil Procedure include arbitration, mini-trial, neutral evaluation, summary jury trial, and "other processes as agreed to by the parties.
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