Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session, May 20, 1992

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Page 173 - The powers reserved to the several states will extend to all the objects, which, in the ordinary course of affairs, concern the lives, liberties, and properties of the people: and the internal order, improvement, and prosperity of the state.
Page 176 - It is essential that we achieve a proper jurisdictional balance between the federal and state court systems, assigning to each system those cases most appropriate in the light of the basic principles of federalism.
Page 61 - As Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division of the Department of Justice, I welcome the opportunity to lend the Department's support to HR 3361, the "Public Participation in Federal Agency Proceedings Act of 1977.
Page 24 - ... authorization to refer appropriate cases to alternative dispute resolution programs that — "(A) have been designated for use in a district court; or "(B) the court may make available, including mediation, minitrial, and summary jury trial.
Page 65 - Thank you very much for an excellent statement. [The prepared statement of Mr.
Page 38 - Title 18 requires all courts to consider including in their cost and delay reduction plans "authorization to refer appropriate cases to alternative dispute resolution programs that (A) have been designated for use in a district court or (B) the court may make available, including mediation, mini-trial, and summary jury trial.
Page 87 - The Causes of Popular Dissatisfaction with the Administration of Justice before the American Bar Association in 1906, his was like a voice crying in the wilderness.
Page 72 - ... (D) issuing and revoking licenses or permits; (E) contract administration; (F) litigation brought by or against the agency; and (G) other agency actions. (b) Dispute Resolution Specialists. The head of each agency shall designate a senior official to be the dispute resolution specialist of the agency.
Page 17 - If a demand is filed, the case goes back into the regular docket for pretrial and trial by the judge assigned to the case. If a trial de novo is not demanded, the arbitration award becomes the judgment of the court.
Page 87 - ... freedom of thought and universal education. These will take care of themselves. But too much of the current dissatisfaction has a just origin in our judicial organization and procedure. The causes that lie here must be heeded. Our administration of justice is not decadent. It is simply behind the times.

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