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    Alternative dispute resolution and mediation is an option in civil cases for adults to solve issues cheaper and faster outside of court. They have the right to see the evidence the other side has against them by discovery. They are only arrested if there is probable cause and after being processed into a holding facility will be seen by a judge within 48 hours or let go on bail. There will be a preliminary hearing to have a judge decide if there is enough evidence to go to trial, or the adult may waive the preliminary hearing. Next the case is given to a grand juror for them to decide if there should be a trial or not. If the case does move forward there will be an arraignment hearing which allows the adult to enter a plea of not guilty, guilty, or no…

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    to fire you. An at will employment is imply unless other stated in contract. Because of the above and the fact that in the employee handbook prohibited the violations that Doolittle committed in any court of law Doolittle wouldn’t have found any success. Since Doolittle believe he was wrongfully terminated and his right has been violated he can go through the court system or ADR. The court system is would be bring up charges to the state or federal system where you would bring your claim before…

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    Civil litigation is the process of taking legal action against something. It starts with the Plaintiff bringing forth legal action against the Defendant. From this point, the Defendant has to respond to the Plaintiffs actions within a certain time period. Once the Defendant does respond, they can admit to it to a portion or none of the lawsuit at that time. Although if the Defendant does not respond within the time period, then the courts will step in and make a judgment on the case. Once the…

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    Introduction This essay will explore the processes, concepts and practices, of ADR and how it has grown, established itself, and thrived to be more far reaching and inclusive. Also, it will outline the advantages and disadvantages of ADR and how its methods has impacted on Government policies, professionals and civil litigants. Over the last two decades, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes has emerged as a concept that has had great influence on how many professionals are settling…

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    Fairness Vs Mediation

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    Can an argument be made that alternative dispute resolution diminishes our constitutional rights to a fair trial? Compare and contrast the fairness between a civil trial court decision and a decision reached by a single mediator in a binding mediation. The fairness of a civil trial decision and a mediation decision has many differences, such as who makes the decision and whether or not there is a right of appeal. The fairness of a civil trial decision includes a judge, jury, a winner and a…

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    understanding that disputes are normal in human society, and not necessarily destructive, and that if they do not get out of hand they may have within them a potential for growth, maturity, and social changes, an opportunity for new ways of thinking and new experiences. Because conflicts are an integral part of human interaction, one should learn to manage them: to deal with them in a way that prevents escalation and destruction, and arrives at new, innovative, and creative ideas to resolve…

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    employment disputes, resolving employment disputes, the case for dispute resolution clauses in contracts, You can avoid disputes in business relationships 250 words The Advantages of Mediating Employment Disputes Employment disputes are inevitable in any business. Common employment disputes involve wrongful termination claims, discrimination and harassment allegations, and conflict between employees. These disputes are damaging to the business and the employee alike. By mediating…

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    The case presented is that of an internet company called Funny Face located in California. It was established by Chris, Matt and Ian who are in the business of selling aftershave lotion online. Chris asked the manufacturing company Novelty Now, established in Florida, to substitute a non-FDA approved ingredient (PYR) to the original formula. Donald Margolin, a customer from New York, purchased this after shave and by using it, his face has adopted a permanent shade of blue. We will evaluate…

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    faith with unions, it doesn't compel the employer to agree with the latter (Fried, and Fottler, 2011). In the situation mentioned above, the CEO is considering the issue as voluntary bargaining while the union is most probably pursuing the issue on the line of mandatory bargaining. Once the union delegate had aired their concern in regards to the matter, it would have been better on the CEO's part, not to act on his own. His action could bring more obnoxious remarks from the union. They could…

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    Methods like mediation, conciliation and arbitration, are becoming an alternative source of formal litigation. People are more familiar with these processes as they understand the advantages of these process and how they will assist with parties while resolving their dispute. 1 Since methods like mediation, is considered by some people to be a more appropriate resolution method, some may argue that mediation should form part of the civil pre-trial procedure as it will speed up the procedure, as…

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