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Conference Paper

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Accepted version

Wade, J. (2013). Judicial mediation and competition for clients and government funding among dispute resolution providers. Paper presented at the ADRIA Conference: Integrating ADR into our World, 6-7 June, 2013. Calgary, Canada.

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Extract: The aim of this paper is to describe “judicial mediation”—what is it?; describe the general competition for clients and government funding between dispute resolution services – including to some extent, judicial mediation; set out the possible advantages and disadvantages of judicial mediation for both disputants and society—either as a diagnostic or competitive guide; and, despite lurking or actual competition, tentatively confirm a role for judicial mediation.



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