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Alternative Dispute Resolution: News and Current Awareness


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Alternatives to the High Cost of Litigation (Westlaw password required)
This newsletter by the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution covers ADR developments, best practices, and trends. It is published 11 times a year and is available on Westlaw.

ABA: Alternative Dispute Resolution  
Features articles, practice points, and audio files concerning mediation, arbitration, and other dispute resolution mechanisms.

American Arbitration Association
Provides information on specific practice areas; lists of rules and fees; lists of practicing arbitrators and mediators; and educational resources.

Dispute Resolution Magazine
The American Bar Association publication features news, analysis of the field, summaries of cases, and tips on professional practic.

News, analysis, opinion, and court cases involving alternative dispute resolution.

News and commentary in addition to lists of mediators, educational materials, and information about specific practice areas.

National Conference of State Legislatures, Collective Bargaining and Labor Union Legislation Database
This database has state legislation and bills on collective bargaining issues, such as arbitration, mediation, and negotiation from 2011-present.

Resolutions Podcast
Audio programming about dispute resolution and prevention from the ABA.

Uniform Law Commission
The Uniform Law Commission’s web site has the text of uniform laws with commentary, such as the Uniform Arbitration Act, Uniform Family Law Arbitration Act, and Uniform Mediation Act.


ADR Times
News, analysis, and reflective essays on the field.

Arbitration Nation
Commentary on legal developments in the world of arbitration from Mitchell Hamline School of Law Professor Henry Allen Blair.

Commentary on news and developments within ADR.

An academic approach to ADR, featuring Arizona State Professor Art Hinshaw.

Confronting the challenges facing ADR as a field expanding into new territories and practice areas, and featuring contributors including neutrals, attorneys, and judges.

Just Court ADR
Summarizing and analyzing efficacy studies and sharing insights from ADR practitioners. 

Kluwer Arbitration Blog
Interviews, news, and commentary about domestic and foreign arbitration practice from a casebook and hornbook publisher.

Kluwer Mediation Blog
Analyzing dispute resolution and negotiation processes inside and outside of ADR, with a focus on analyzing human behavior to promote more effective practice.

Outsourcing Justice
Insights into court decisions concerning ADR-related legal issues such as arbitration clauses.

Practical Law Arbitration Blog
Commentary on arbitration issues, with a heavy emphasis on foreign and international practice from Thomson Reuters, the company behind legal research database Westlaw.


Lodestar Dispute Resolution Center
The vast majority of legal disputes never advance to the trial stage, but are resolved through negotiation, arbitration, and mediation. The Lodestar Center gives students experience in facilitating settlements. It provides opportunities for students to gain practical training and experience.

Dispute Resolution Student Association (DRSA)
ASU Law students can connect with ADR professionals through presentations and networking events.