More Alternative Dispute Resolution
This sections contains information and links about still more ways to resolve disputes.
Collaborative Practice - Collaborative Practice is a consensual dispute resolution process in which parties settle legal conflicts without litigation.
Peer Mediation - Peer mediation is a quick and efficient way to resolve disputes. It allows students the opportunity to solve their own problems by encouraging effective solutions.
- Circle Sentencing - Unlike a traditional sentencing in which a judge hears from the prosecutor and the defense lawyer in a courtroom, then sentences the defendant, participants in circle sentencing meet outside the courtroom and literally sit in a circle.
- Criminal Mediation - Plea bargaining done well revisits the past relationship between all stakeholders so as to manage the present relationship in order to structure an appropriate future relationship.
- Victim Offender Conferencing - The first court-connected victim-offender conferencing program in Alabama was begun by Judge Tracy McCooey at the circuit court in Montgomery County.
- More on Restorative Justice - Websites with more information about restorative justice
- Portraits of Restorative Justice - A video.
State Agency ADR - The Alabama State Agency ADR Support Group was formed to carry on the work of the Governor's Task Force on State Agency ADR when it completed its mission and gave its final report to the governor in the fall of 2002.