Consistent with a growing trend in urban trial courts, the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois has experimented with an alternative dispute resolution technique known as Settlement Week. This article examines the experience courts around the nation have had with Settlement Week and reports the findings of an empirical assessment designed to measure Settlement Week's performance as an alternative dispute resolution program in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois.
Northern Illinois University Law Review
Woodward, James G.
"Settlement Week: Measuring The Promise,"
Northern Illinois University Law Review: Vol. 11:
1, Article 3.
James G. Woodward, Settlement Week: Measuring The Promise, 11 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 1 (1990).