Alternative dispute resolution : past, present, and future : an honors thesis (HONRS 499)

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dc.contributor.advisor Bales, Vera K. en_US
dc.contributor.author Pickens, Megan A. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-06T19:17:36Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-06T19:17:36Z
dc.date.created 2003 en_US
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.other A-278 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/192033
dc.description.abstract This research project examines Alternative Dispute Resolution; the most frequently used alternative method to the traditional litigation proceedings. The most popular forms of ADR were defined and examined, concentrating particularly on the processes of mediation and arbitration and their economic and time benefits. This assessment of ADR included the examination of the history of ADR in the legal system, the current weaknesses in the Adversarial system of justice, criticisms and benefits of the ADR process, and the statistical analysis of the current effectiveness of ADR. Through this evaluation it was projected that because of ADR's benefits of brevity and less restrictive economic cost, ADR will form a partnership with the adversarial system and become the dominant form of settling civil disputes.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.format.extent 40 leaves ; 30 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Students. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ball State University. Honors College -- Theses (B.?.) -- 2003. en_US
dc.title Alternative dispute resolution : past, present, and future : an honors thesis (HONRS 499) en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1256601 en_US


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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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