Source: (1988) Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Publishing Company, 164p.

This text describes and defines the basic terms of litigation, voluntary arbitration, court-annexed or mandatory arbitration, negotiation, and mediation, providing a context for process descriptions, the evaluation of emerging dispute resolution processes, and the analysis of issues raised. Each chapter includes a description of a dispute resolution process and how it works; the burdens of persuasion assigned by the process; the lawyer's role in each process; trends associated with the dispute resolution process; examples of how each was used in a particular situation; and selected cases of State and Federal courts.