A Reflection on American Justice at a Crossroads: A Public and Private Crisis

7 Pages Posted: 26 Apr 2011  

Maureen Weston

Pepperdine University School of Law

Date Written: April 26, 2011

Abstract

In this essay, Professor Weston outlines the ideas discussed, in relation to the theme of “Justice for All,” at the Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal’s symposium, American Justice at a Crossroads. These ideas included the challenges faced by the federal judiciary, innovations that are impacting the American court system, approaches to conflict management, the duty of lawyers to facilitate wide-reaching access to justice, judicial reforms, alternative dispute resolution, and modern arbitration practice.

Keywords: justice, dispute resolution, litigation, judiciary, judicial reforms, arbitration

Suggested Citation

Weston, Maureen, A Reflection on American Justice at a Crossroads: A Public and Private Crisis (April 26, 2011). Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal, Vol. 11, 2010; Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011/8. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1823780

Maureen A Weston (Contact Author)

Pepperdine University School of Law ( email )

24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
United States

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