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NCJ Number: 76430 Find in a Library
Title: Dispute Resolution Program Directory, 1981
Corporate Author: American Bar Assoc
Special Cmtte on Resolution of Minor Disputes
United States of America
Editor(s): L Ray
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 155
Sponsoring Agency: American Bar Assoc
Washington, DC 20036
Charles E Culpeper Foundation
New York, NY 10017
Sale Source: American Bar Assoc
Special Cmtte on Resolution of Minor Disputes
1800 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This directory presents detailed information on 141 dispute resolution programs across the Nation that handle such everyday problems as small money claims, family disputes, neighborhood disagreements, and landlord-tenant arguments.
Abstract: It also contains profiles of several programs which deal with such major controversies as environmental problems, custody and divorce, and other serious interpersonal problems. To compile the directory, the Special Committee on Resolution of Minor Disputes of the American Bar Association conducted surveys and telephone interviews. Programs are listed alphabetically by State, and programs in 35 States and Canada are included. For each program, a brief outline presents statistical information on types of cases handled, case dispositions, and referral sources. In addition descriptions of staff and training, program procedures, and public relations activities are provided. Also given are the name and telephone number of each program director, the community served, the annual budget, funding sources, annual caseload, and startup date. Three appendixes contain names of 20 organizations which are planning dispute resolution programs, 100 resource agencies in the dispute resolution field, and a quick reference index.
Index Term(s): Alternative dispute settlement; Arbitration; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Canada; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; District of Columbia; Family courts; Florida; Georgia (USA); Hawaii; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kentucky; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Missouri; Nebraska; Neighborhood justice centers; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; State-by-state analyses; Tennessee; Texas; United States of America; Virginia; Washington; Wisconsin
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