Adjudication and arbitration under judicial supervision are superior to other dispute resolution processes only if the standard applied is justice according to law. Lawyers in particular appreciate the importance to our society of a system that delivers justice according to law. Under the overarching protection of this sovereign system, the increasing use of other processes suggests there are other standards which many disputants regard as worth pursuing before resorting to adjudication.
"Compulsory ADR before commencing proceedings?,"
ADR Bulletin: Vol. 1
, Article 4.
Available at: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/adr/vol1/iss1/4