The Top Ten Reasons Why Mediators Should Not Evaluate

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Lela P. Love

Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Date Written: 1997

Abstract

The ten reasons outlined in this article demonstrate that a mediator’s giving advice, making assessments and stating opinions — particularly where the mediator presses parties to accept a particular opinion, outcome or assessment — are inconsistent with the role of a mediator.

Keywords: Mediation, Evaluative Mediation, Neutrality, Dispute Resolution, ADR

Suggested Citation

Love, Lela P., The Top Ten Reasons Why Mediators Should Not Evaluate (1997). 24 FLA. ST. U. L. REV. 937 (1997), reprinted in MEDIATION: THEORY, POLICY AND PRACTICE (International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory, 2nd Series) (Ashgate Publishing 2001), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2349757

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