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Better Late Than Never: Settlement at the Federal Court of Appeals

Author
  • Mori Irvine

Abstract

The Civil Justice Reform Act of 1990 encouraged all federal district courts to implement alternative dispute resolution programs. Federal Courts of Appeals implemented alternative dispute resolution programs as early as 1974. This article surveys federal alternative dispute resolution programs then takes an in-depth look at the Eleventh Circuit’s program. The article provides advice for appellate advocacy during mediation.

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Published on
30 Jun 1999