… This Article proceeds in five main parts. Part II examines the research to date in both legal and social science publications regarding the general public’s knowledge of ADR processes. Part III provides an overview of the study and how it relates to the literature. Part IV sets forth the study’s methodology, and Part V provides the applicable results of the study. Part VI considers the far-reaching implications of the study, including how such implications affect lawyers’ ethical obligations related to client counseling and how third parties conduct their practices.
Kristen M Blankley, Ashley Votruba, Logen M Bartz and Lisa M PytlikZillig, ADR Is Not a Household Term: Considering the Ethical and Practical Consequences of the Public’s Lack of Understanding of Mediation and Arbitration, 99 Nebraska Law Review 797 (2020).