The Scope of Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Criminal Justice System

  • R. Kavya Lakshmi
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  • R. Kavya Lakshmi

    Student at VIT School of Law, Chennai, India.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a method of resolving issues other than via litigation. Arbitration, negotiation, mediation, and conciliation are all techniques an unbiased third party uses to settle a disagreement. The disagreement is settled without the need for the Court's participation. This article focuses to explain how ADR can be useful in today’s criminal justice system and how it could speed up the process.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 6, Page 599 - 604


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