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121 – Settlement Authority

Peter Robinson, Opening Pandora’s Box: An Empirical Exploration of Judicial Settlement Ethics and Techniques, 27 Ohio St. J. on Disp. Resol. 53 (2012).
This article is an empirical study of what judges do when they facilitate a settlement they believe is substantially different from the usual range of outcomes at trial. It looks into the blurring of judicial roles as settlement facilitator and decisionmaker and the policy concerns that may arise.
{1} NEGOTIATION—GENERAL
{102} SUBJ MATTER: PUBLIC POLICY
{121} SETTLEMENT: AUTHORITY