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The criticism that mediation programs are generating meaningless settlements is supported by the facts that caseloads remain low although the programs appear to offer a much-needed service and that large numbers of cases apparently amenable to mediation continue to appear in courts. Many referrals fail to come to hearings, and the percentage of voluntary referrals is very small. y 1979: 35). : 34). : 16). y 1979: 34). The Los Angeles Neighborhood Justice Center, which relies almost exclusively on voluntary referrals, held an average of eight hearings a month (Ibid.