This piece is an interpretive essay of key provisions of the Uniform Mediation Act. In connection with the analyses of these provisions, the author identifies certain dilemmas that are created by the wording of certain provisions. The author identifies the weaknesses in the drafting process of the Uniform Mediation Act and at the same time applauds the efforts of the drafters in their journey to create uniformity in the field of mediation.
Northern Illinois University Law Review
Harter, Philip J.
"The Uniform Mediation Act: An Essential Framework for Self Determination,"
Northern Illinois University Law Review: Vol. 22:
2, Article 6.
Philip J. Harter, The Uniform Mediation Act: An Essential Framework for Self Determination, 22 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 251 (2002).