This report presents research and findings from a study of court-connected ADR commissioned by the Executive Office of the Trial Court (EOTC). The study was conducted by the state office of dispute resolution also known as the Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration at the University of Massachusetts Boston. The office has been serving as a neutral forum and state-level resource for almost 30 years. Its mission is to establish programs and build capacity within public entities for enhanced conflict resolution and intergovernmental and cross-sector collaboration in order to save costs for the state and its citizens and enable effective problem-solving and civic engagement on major public initiatives.
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Palihapitiya, Madhawa; Jeghelian, Susan; and Eisenkraft, Kaila, "Using Court-Connected ADR to Increase Court Efficiency, Address Party Needs, and Deliver Justice in Massachusetts" (2019). Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration Publications. 23.