Definitions for "Alternative dispute resolution"
Methods for resolving problems without going to court.
Refers to any means of deciding a case outside of court, most often by arbitration and mediation.
The general term for a wide variety of dispute resolution processes, which are alternatives to a court lawsuit (litigation). Types of ADR include mediation, arbitration, neutral evaluation, special masters and referees, and settlement conferences, among other forms.
Keywords:  amicus, curiae, amend