Forward to Online Dispute Resolution: Theory and Practice
by Professor Richard Susskind OBE
IT Adviser to the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales
President of the Society for Computers and Law
Is court a service or a place? When people or organizations are in dispute, must they congregate in physical courtrooms to resolve their differences?
This book is intended to provide an in-depth analysis and overview of not only the past
and present but also the future of ODR.
ODR: A Look at History – A Few Thoughts About the Present and Some Speculation About the Future
by Ethan Katsh
To many today, ODR is viewed as an extension of ADR in that it largely supports ADR processes and the third party neutral at the heart of ADR processes. It also continues the trend of locating dispute resolution outside the formal institutions supported by government. As it evolves further, however, ODR may be as different from ADR as ADR is from litigation in court.