Message from Chairman
- Mediation – At a Glance
& Process of Mediation - Mediation and Concilation Project Committee,
Supreme Court of India, New Delhi.
- An Introduction
- Hon'ble Mr. Justice R.V. Raveendran Judge, Supreme Court of India.
- ADR : Mechanism & Effective
Implementation - Hon'ble Mr. Justice S. B. Sinha, Former Judge, Supreme
Court of India.
- Mediation – Need
an Hour - Hon'ble Mr. Justice S. B. Sinha, Former Judge, Supreme Court of
Movement in Gujarat - Hon'ble Mr. Mohit S. Shah, Chief Justice, Bombay High
- Need to Revitalise
ADR Mechanism - Hon'ble Mr. Justice A. M. Khanwilkar Judge, Bombay High
Modern litigant is conscious of the fact that, he is a consumer of Justice Delivery
System and not a mere recipient of the Court verdicts. He looks for options when
he goes to buy television sets or cars. He demands a choice of movies and, therefore,
prefers to go to a multiplex. There he even has a choice of stairs, elevators and
escalators. This litigant is, therefore, highly dissatisfied when he goes to a Court
and finds that he has to stand in a queue and wait not only for years but for decades.
He finds that, the system is not only too complex and technical but also expensive.
He finds that judges and lawyers still consider the adversary system as the only
way of redressal of dispute. This consumer of Justice Delivery System also demands
choice amongst the ADR Mechanisms, but not as Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms.
That is why Prof. Frank Sander of Harvard Law School suggested as far back as in
1976 that there should be a Court System with multi door approach: More Introduction