Perceptions in Litigation and Mediation: Lawyers, Defendants, Plaintiffs, and Gendered Parties

Perceptions in Litigation and Mediation: Lawyers, Defendants, Plaintiffs, and Gendered Parties

by Tamara Relis
     
 

The book compares the different perceptions of legal disputes during litigation and mediation processes.See more details below

Overview

The book compares the different perceptions of legal disputes during litigation and mediation processes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521280549
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/11/2011
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Great misconceptions or disparate perceptions of plaintiffs' litigation aims?; 3. Voluntary versus mandatory mediation divide; 4. Consequences of power: legal actors versus disputants on defendants' attendance at mediation; 5. Actors' mediation objectives: how lawyers versus parties plan to resolve their cases short of trial; 6. Actors' divergent perceptions of what goes on during mediation; 7. Parallel views on mediators and styles; 8. Conclusion: the parallel understandings and experiences in case processing and mediation.

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