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Comparative Studies. Volume 2 by Richard L. Abel (Auth.)

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15). Baumgartner, M. P. (1978) "Law and Social Status in Colonial New Haven, 1639-1665," 1 Research in Law and Sociology 153. Bell, Griffin (1978) "The Pound Conference Follow-Up: A Response from the United States Department of Justice," 76 Federal Rules Decisions 320. Berman, Jesse (1969) "The Cuban Popular Tribunals," 69 Columbia Law Review 1317. Black, Donald J. (1971) "The Social Organization of Arrest," 23 Stanford Law Review 1087. (1973) "The Boundaries of Legal Sociology," in D. Black and M.

1960) Custom and Conflict in Africa. Oxford: Blackwells. Gruel, P. J. (1971) "The Leopard-Skin Chief: An Examination of Political Power among the Nuer," 73 American Anthropologist 1115. Gulliver, P. H. (1963) Social Control in an African Society. Boston: Boston University Press. (1969) "Dispute Settlement without Courts: The Ndendeuli of Southern Tanzania," in L. ) Law in Culture and Society. Chicago: Aldine. (1973) "Negotiations as a Mode of Dispute Settlement: Towards a General Model," 7 Law & Society Review 667.

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.

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