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Federal Law Governs The Mediation Privilege In Federal Court Even When State Claims Are Involved

This article was also published by the¬†American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee. Many states have statutes that create a privilege for mediation communications. There is no parallel federal statute, and federal courts have declined to create a federal common law privilege for mediation communications. Consequently, it is fairly well settled that… Continue reading Federal Law Governs The Mediation Privilege In Federal Court Even When State Claims Are Involved