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Community Mediation Programs: Developments and Challenges

McGillis, Daniel
June 4, 2015

Source: (1997) United States Department of Justice – Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice.

This report reviews the evolution of the community mediation field, examines the contributions of innovative dispute settlement programs to the administration of justice, and explores major issues confronting the field. The report’s intended audience is diverse. It includes community mediation program administrators, program staff members, volunteer community mediators, program planners, legislators, policymakers in other governmental programs that are relevant to the mission of community mediation, and potential community mediation program funders in foundations and government


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