Ethical Conundrums Facing Mediators: Comparing Processes, Identifying Challenges and Opportunities
35(1) Law in Context 101
18 Pages Posted: 5 Jul 2017
Date Written: 2017
Mediation forms a core part of dispute resolution initiatives in family law and civil litigation. This article considers several ethical issues confronting mediators in family and civil disputes. We compare ethical frameworks, drawing on issues arising from mediation practice in two specific court-connected fora. Further, we make recommendations for changes to existing mediator training and to applicable standards and codes.
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