Nolan-Haley's Alternative Dispute Resolution in a Nutshell, 5th
This title presents a concise summary of alternatives to the court adjudication of disputes. On-point discussion facilitates an understanding of the wide variety of options available that can better suit a client's needs, such as negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and various mixed mode hybrids such as arb-med, med-arb, consensus-building as well as court-connected processes. Particular attention is focused on the legal and ethical issues associated with negotiation, mediation and arbitration. Other topics include dispute system design, implicit bias, repeat player bias, and third-party funding. Each chapter contains a bibliography. This is a must read for anyone interested in the field of dispute resolution.