Tania Sourdin

University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School

Dean and Head of School

1 University Drive

Callaghan, 2308

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (60)

1.

Courts, Mediation and COVID-19

Australian Business Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 May 2020
Tania Sourdin and John Zeleznikow
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and Victoria University - Victoria University of Technology
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courts, mediation, technology, COVID-19, coronavirus

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Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin and Naomi Burstyner
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and Monash University
Downloads 1,456 (18,516)
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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Principles: From Negotiation to Mediation

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
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Mediation in the Supreme and County Courts of Victoria

Report prepared for the Department of Justice, Victoria, Australia, April 2009
Number of pages: 256 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
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mediation, evaluation, research, accreditation, quality, empirical research, court based mediation, alternative dispute resolution, ADR

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COVID-19, Technology and Family Dispute Resolution

(Forthcoming) Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Aug 2020
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School, University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School, University of Newcastle (Australia) and University of Newcastle (Australia)
Downloads 595 (64,473)
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The Role of the Court in Alternative Dispute Resolution

Asian Journal on Mediation, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 478 (84,585)
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ADR, courts, requirements, innovation, justice, access to justice

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Accrediting Mediators - The New National Mediation Accreditation Scheme (Australia)

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 May 2008
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 397 (105,061)
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mediation, standards, field, advice, duties, thics, competencies, approval,

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Self Represented Litigants: Literature Review

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Jan 2016
Monash University - Faculty of Law, University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and Monash University
Downloads 374 (112,394)
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self-represented litigants, review, solo, profile, litigants, individual

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Poor Quality Mediation - A Systemic Failure?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 11 May 2010
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 355 (119,150)
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mediation, conflict resolution, ADR, Court Connected mediation, quality

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Evaluating Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Disputes About Taxation

34(1) The Arbitrator & Mediator 19-31.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Apr 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
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Just, Quick and Cheap? Civil Dispute Resolution and Technology

Macquarie Law Journal, 2019
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Oct 2019
Tania Sourdin, Bin Li and Tony Burke
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School, University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 250 (171,356)
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Civil Dispute Resolution, Technology

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Supporting Discretionary Decision-Making with Information Technology: A Case Study in the Criminal Sentencing Jurisdiction

University of Ottawa Law & Technology Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, p. 1, 2005
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
La Trobe University - Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering, Victoria Legal Aid, University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School, University of Ballarat - School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences (ITMS) and Victoria University - Victoria University of Technology
Downloads 248 (172,670)
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Exploring Civil Pre-Action Requirements: Resolving Disputes Outside Courts

Sourdin, Tania, Exploring Civil Pre-Action Requirements: Resolving Disputes Outside Courts, Australian Centre for Justice Innovation (ACJI), Monash University (November 1, 2012)
Number of pages: 259 Posted: 03 Apr 2013
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 228 (187,099)

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pre-action, courts, self help, alternative dispute resolution, civil justice system, Australia

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The Smart Court - A New Pathway to Justice in China?

International Journal for Court Administration, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Mar 2021
Changqing Shi, Tania Sourdin and Bin Li
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 197 (214,368)

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smart court, technology, justice, AI, China

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The Dilemmas Posed by Self-Represented Litigants – The Dark Side

Access to Justice, Working Paper 32
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin and Nerida Wallace
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and Monash University
Downloads 184 (227,570)
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law, justice, mental health, access, conflict, self-represented, litigants, self-represented litigants, problems, behavioral

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Consumer Experience on Complaints Handling and Dispute Resolution - A Research Study Undertaken in Victoria, Australia

Number of pages: 154 Posted: 24 May 2008
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
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complaint, access, dispute resolution, credit

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Using a Values-Based Approach in Mediation

22 ADRJ 258
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Lola Akin Ojelabi and Tania Sourdin
La Trobe Law School and University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 145 (278,320)
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Using a Values-Based Approach in Mediation

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Lola Akin Ojelabi and Tania Sourdin
La Trobe Law School and University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 35 (613,790)
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ADR, values, mediation, failsafe, standards

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Conflict Resolution e-Journal Number 1 (June 2007)

Number of pages: 103 Posted: 20 May 2008
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 171 (242,288)

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mediation, apology, fairness, workplace, environmental

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The Singapore Convention: A Solution in Search of a Problem?

Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Dec 2020
Bryan Clark and Tania Sourdin
Newcastle Law School, UK and University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
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mediation; alternative dispute resolution (ADR); cross-border mediation; Singapore Convention; international commercial mediation; barriers to mediation; enforcement.

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Not Teaching ADR in Law Schools? Implications for Law Students, Clients and the ADR Field

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
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pedagogy, ADR, law school, trends, development of ADR, future, university

21.

A Broader View of Justice?

The Future of Dispute Resolution 1st ed, Ch.15
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 141 (283,507)
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justice, juridprudence, access to justice, adr, origins

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The Role of the Courts in the New Justice System

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 136 (291,628)
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justice, access to justice, courts, ADR, conflict resolution, innovation, change, disruption, judges, courthouse, philosophy, jurisprudence

23.

The Evaluation of Specific Pre-Action Processes in South Australia

Number of pages: 195 Posted: 13 Nov 2018
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School, University of Newcastle (Australia) and University of AdelaideUniversity of Adelaide - School of Law
Downloads 120 (320,026)

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pre-action protocols

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Innovation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

The Arbitrator and Mediator, December 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 120 (320,026)
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ADR, Innovation, Mediation

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Self-Represented Litigants: Gathering Useful Information

Self-Represented Litigants: Gathering Useful Information (June 1, 2012)
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 03 Apr 2013
Monash University - Faculty of Law, University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and Monash University
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Self-Represented Litigants, data collection, civil justice system, Australia

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Five Reasons Why Judges Should Conduct Settlement Conferences

Monash University Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 145, 2011, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Aug 2012
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
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judges, alternative dispute resolution, courts, settlement conferences, civil disputes

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Evaluating Alternative Dispute Resolution in Taxation Disputes

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2016
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School, Australian Centre for Justice Innovation (ACJI), Australian Centre for Justice Innovation (ACJI) and Australian Centre for Justice Innovation (ACJI)
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taxation, adr, alternative dispute resolution, disputes, dispute resolution, effectiveness, evaluation

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Developments in ADR

Australian Courts: Serving Democracy and Its Publics, The Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration Incorporated, 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2020
Tania Sourdin and Nadja Marie Alexander
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and Singapore Management University - School of Law
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adr, developments, justice, access to justice, civil procedure

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Decision Making in ADR: Science, Sense and Sensibility

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 96 (371,902)
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Interim Evaluation of Dispute Settlement Centre Victoria Projects: The Neighbourhood Justice Centre Project – The Corio/Norlane Community Mediation Project

Number of pages: 161 Posted: 02 Jun 2010
Tania Sourdin, Nikola Balvin and Nikola Balvin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and Australian Centre for Peace and Conflict StudiesUniversity of Melbourne - Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
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mediation, court connected ADR, Alternative Dispute Resolution, evaluation, mediation evaluation

31.

Return on Investment of Effective Complaints Management

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Nov 2018
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School, University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Business School, University of Newcastle (Australia) - School of Policy and University of Newcastle (Australia)
Downloads 92 (381,952)

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Customer Complaint Management, Return on Investment

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Dealing with Disputes About Taxation in a ‘Fair’ Way

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Jul 2015
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 91 (384,583)

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Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mediation, taxation Disputes, evaluation, empirical analysis

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Humans and Justice Machines: Emergent Legal Technologies and Justice Apps

the Journal of the Australian Lawyers Alliance, Sydney, Australia, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Sep 2020
Tania Sourdin and Bin Li
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 90 (387,221)

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justice machines, legal technologies, justice apps

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Court Innovations and Access to Justice in Times of Crisis

Tania Sourdin , Bin Li , Donna Marie McNamara, Court Innovations and Access to Justice in Times of Crisis, Health Policy and Technology (2020), doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlpt.2020.08.020
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Sep 2020
Tania Sourdin, Bin Li and Donna McNamara
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School, University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and Newcastle Law School, University of Newcastle NSW
Downloads 90 (387,221)
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court innovations, dispute resolution, healthcare dispute resolution, COVID-19, disruptive technology

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Cost and Time Hurdles in Civil Litigation: Exploring the Impact of Pre-Action Requirements

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin and Naomi Burstyner
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and Monash University
Downloads 90 (387,221)
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pre-action, pre-litigation, civil procedure, concerns, efficient, barriers, access, justice, ADR

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Good Faith, Bad Faith? Making an Effort in Dispute Resolution

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 88 (392,567)
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good faith, bad faith, ADR, obligations, negotiation, civil procedure

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Good Faith Mediation – Developing Trends from the Antipodes

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
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good faith, mediation, adr, standards, developing, civil procedure

38.

Family Support Program Literature Review, Research into the Family Support Program: Family Law Services

Number of pages: 122 Posted: 23 Dec 2015
Tania Sourdin, Thea Brown and Becky Batagol
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School, Monash University and Monash University - Faculty of Law
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family law, services, australia, support, effectiveness

39.

Reforming Civil Procedure and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 76 (427,667)
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Civil procedure, ADR, reform, innovations

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Using Alternative Dispute Resolution to Save Time

The Arbitrator & the Mediator, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 74 (433,952)

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triage, dispute resolution, ADR, timliness, delay, pre-action, pre-filing, justice, access to justice

41.

Resolving Disputes Without Courts?

IAMA Journal, May 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 71 (443,690)

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Mediating via Zoom

Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal 2021
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Apr 2022
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 64 (468,083)

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Mediation, zoom, technology

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What if Judges Were Replaced by AI?

Turkish Policy Quarterly 2022, http://turkishpolicy.com/article/1093/what-if-judges-were-replaced-by-ai
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Apr 2022
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 57 (494,830)

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Judges, technology, AI, democracy

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Australia’s Civil Justice System: Developing a Multi-Option Response

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin and Naomi Burstyner
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and Monash University
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multi-door, multi-option, access to justice, adr, mediation, civil procedure, developments, innovation, future

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Requiring People to Mediate Before Starting Court Proceedings – Recent Findings

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
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Pre-action protocols, pre-action requirements, mediation, ADR, processes, access to justice, civil procedure

46.

Civil Dispute Resolution Obligations: What is Reasonable?

UNSW Law Journal, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 44 (552,250)
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pre-action, pre-litigation, ADR, civil procedure, reasonable, requirements

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Evaluating ADR in ATO Disputes -- Executive Summary

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin and Alan Shanks
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and Australian Centre for Justice Innovation (ACJI)
Downloads 40 (572,445)

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ADR, report, taxation disputes, superannuation disputes, ATO, dispute, effectiveness

48.

Dealing with Disputes about Taxation in a 'Fair' Way

(2015) 17(2) Journal of Australian Taxation 169-223
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Apr 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
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Why Judges Should Not Meet Privately with Parties in Mediation But Should Be Involved in Settlement Conference Work

Journal of Arbitration and Mediation, Vol 4, No 2, 2013-2014
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
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mediation, settlement conferences, integrity, independence, judicial, ADR, negotiation, caucus, judge

50.

The Timeliness Project: Background Report

Number of pages: 193 Posted: 12 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2021
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 23 (678,434)
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timeliness, justice system, access to justice, courts, justice, innovation, case management, technology, capacity

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International Dispatch: ADR Trends Down Under

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
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Australian National Mediator Accreditation System

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
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accreditation, mediation, Australia, system, standards

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Why do Some Civil Cases End up in a Full Hearing? Formulating Litigation and Process Referral Indicia Through Text Analysis

(2016) 25(4) Journal of Judicial Administration 257
Posted: 17 Jul 2017
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School, Monash University, Independent and Independent

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Mediation Styles and Their Impact: Lessons from the Supreme Court and County Courts of Victoria Research Project

(2009) 20(3) Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal 142
Posted: 17 Jul 2017
Tania Sourdin, Nikola Balvin and Nikola Balvin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and Australian Centre for Peace and Conflict StudiesUniversity of Melbourne - Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

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Consumer Vulnerability and Complaint Handling: Challenges, Opportunities and Dispute System Design

Brennan C, Sourdin T, Williams J,Burstyner N, Gill C. Consumer vulnerability and complaint han-dling: Challenges, opportunities and dispute system design. Int JConsum Stud. 2017;00:1–9. doi: 10.1111/ijcs.12377
Posted: 17 Jul 2017
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School, Monash University, Independent, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh and Queen Margaret University

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The Role of the Courts in the New Justice System'

(2015) 7 Yearbook On Arbitration & Mediation 95-116
Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School

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Evaluating Mediation - NSW Settlement Scheme 2002

Posted: 30 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin and tania matruglio
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and Independent

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mediation, settlement, nsw, adr

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The Promise and Reality of Online Dispute Resolution in Australia

Posted: 26 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin and Kananke Chinthaka Liyanage
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and Independent

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ADR, online, developments, innovation, justice, dispute resolution, mediation

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Justice and Technological Innovation

Journal of Judicial Administration (Volume 25, 2)
Posted: 12 Jan 2016
Tania Sourdin
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School

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technology, justice, innovation, developments, impact, judges, lawyers, access, law

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Evaluating Alternative Dispute Resolution in Taxation Disputes -- Final Report

Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Tania Sourdin and Alan Shanks
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School and Australian Centre for Justice Innovation (ACJI)

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tax, disputes, dispute resolution, adr, ato, effectiveness, evaluating ADR