This is not heresy. It’s actually enlightened thinking by an appellate court in England according to this article in The Lawyer. Take a look – it’s interesting! Are judges here on par with this line of thought?
There’s another aspect to this also as set forth in Florida’s Rules for Certified and Court-Appointed Mediators, Rule 10.200, Scope and Purpose which states in part:
Whether the parties involved in a mediation choose to resolve their dispute is secondary in importance to whether the mediator conducts the mediation in accordance with these ethical standards.
See, we’re not alone in our thinking – the English court takes another step forward!
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