NYSBA New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Fall 2015, Vol. 8, No. 2
4 Pages Posted: 30 Jun 2016
Date Written: 2015
In re Cody W. Smith, the judge disallowed the bankruptcy trustee’s appointment of a mediator and sparked a debate about mediator appointment. This column views that decision as an opportunity to re-visit two important issues with ethical underpinnings: the appointment of neutrals and the referral of cases to mediators.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Greenberg, Elayne E., The Smith Case: Is the Glass Half Full? (2015). NYSBA New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Fall 2015, Vol. 8, No. 2; St. John's Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-0016. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2802203