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Designing justice: Legal institutions and other systems for managing conflict.

Bingham, Lisa Blomgren
June 4, 2015

Source: (2008) Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution. 24(1):1-51.

My purpose with this essay is to raise, not to answer, this question. First,
I briefly introduce the field of institutional analysis and design in social
science. Second, I describe the field of DSD and apply elements of
institutional analysis. Third, I survey how scholars have discussed varieties
of justice in relation to legal institutions and other systems for managing
conflict. The organizers of this symposium asked us to look toward the next
generation of DSD. I conclude that the most significant issues for the future
are: we must become more mindful of how designing institutions and
systems to manage conflict affects justice; we should move more knowingly and intentionally to assess justice in DSD; and we owe it to the next
generation of lawyers to teach them how to serve ethically in their new role
as designers of justice.(escerpt)


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