Sander, Frank: Challenges of Institutionalizing Mediation - Video
by Frank Sander
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Frank Sander talks about the challenges institutionalization presents: trying to build on what's good without impairing the quality of the practice, becoming part of the court system without courts taking over mediation.
Professor Frank Sander is a leading expert on alternative
methods of dispute resolution and is one of the pioneers of the field. Among other innovations, one of his early papers put forth the idea of the "Multi-Door Courthouse," a court system that helps direct disputants to the most appropriate route to resolution. Multi-Door Courthouse systems are presently in use in the United States in Colorado, Georgia, Massachusetts, Texas, and Washington D.C., among other places, and internationally in Nigeria and Singapore.
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