Jun 30, 2020
Los Angeles Lawyer – Closing Argument
The Future of ADR After the Coronavirus
The 1976 Pound Conference offered a revolutionary “big bang” concept of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and transformed the American legal justice system. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Warren Burger articulated a vision for a more “informal” justice system that included qualitatively better options and a broader range of substantive remedies. Harvard Law Professor Frank E.A. Sander envisioned a system in which the parties would be empowered in procedure and process, democratizing the way justice was attained.