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2006

Dispute Resolution and Arbitration

Mitchell Hamline School of Law

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Technology Mediated Dispute Resolution (Tmdr): A New Paradigm For Adr, David Allen Larson Jan 2006

Technology Mediated Dispute Resolution (Tmdr): A New Paradigm For Adr, David Allen Larson

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Technology is changing the way that children are communicating (particularly elementary and pre-school aged children), and these changes have significant implications for alternative dispute resolution processes and practices. Although ADR practitioners and theorists are not ignoring technology, we have focused almost exclusively on the question of how we can use technology to enhance our existing practices. We are not paying sufficient attention to the fact that young children are communicating differently than we communicate. Insufficient energy is being dedicated to the question of how those differences in communication inevitably influence the way that those children resolve disputes.

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Technology Mediated Dispute Resolution (Tmdr): Opportunities And Dangers, David Allen Larson Jan 2006

Technology Mediated Dispute Resolution (Tmdr): Opportunities And Dangers, David Allen Larson

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Technology Mediated Dispute Resolution (TMDR) presents opportunities and dangers that we cannot yet fully envision. Technologies are available or imminent, such as tele-immersion, that will dramatically change the ways we think about dispute resolution in a virtual environment. Whether or not one finds the idea of TMDR appealing, a generation of teens and preteens is integrating technology so deeply into their daily lives that they not only will expect, but will demand, that those technologies be used in a dispute resolution proceeding. Because girls communicate differently than boys when using technology, it will be interesting to learn if women prove …