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Alternative Dispute Resolution at the Department of Justice

 

Use and Benefits of Alternative Dispute Resolution by the Department of Justice

Fiscal Year 2017 Report

Statistical Summary: This data is based on detailed case reports submitted by the lead trial counsel in all cases in which a private neutral conducted an ADR process in Department litigation across the country.

Category TOTALS
  2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Success Rates for ADR          
Voluntary ADR Proceedings 75%
Resolved
75% Resolved 71%
Resolved
69% Resolved 82% Resolved
Court-Ordered Proceedings 55% Resolved 52% Resolved 58%
Resolved
56% Resolved 62% Resolved
77% 70% 73% 77% 57%
Quantified Benefits of ADR          
$15,521,275 $70,610,263 $14,208,626 $9,163,500 $24,809,407
13,886 Days 26,388 Days 20,861 Days 8,293 Days 14,606 Days
1,967
Months
2,733 Months 2,108
Months
1,740
Months
2,721
Months
DOJ Support ADR          
Expenditures for Mediation Services $1,284,149 $1,328,614 $1,347,478 $1,748,855 $1,374,864
Number of New Cases Authorized for ADR Funding 502 517 527 446 489

 

Updated June 6, 2018

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