Alternative dispute resolution has now supplanted litigation as the principal method of dispute resolution. This overview of dispute resolution addresses practical developments in areas such as family law, plea-bargaining, industrial relations and torts. The authors elaborate on the necessary legal safeguards that should be taken into account when developing technology-enhanced dispute resolution and explore a wide range of potential applications for new information technologies in dispute resolution.
'... provides a firm theoretical background with extensive references and bibliography and is rich in paradigms and projects both operational or still in academic labs.' Vagelis Papakonstantinou, PKpartners Law Firm, Free University of Brussels and the International Hellenic University