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Mediation avoids unpredictability of jury trial outcomes (access required)

Less formal approach allows third party to try to bring sides to agreement

Juries are unpredictable. Just ask James E. Morris, a former Brighton town justice and acting Rochester City Court judge, who was once hired to play the role of judge in a mock trial staged to evaluate a real case. A group of hired “jurors” were divided into three panels and, after the mock trial ended, their deliberations ...
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