The following are books co-edited by RSI's Executive Director, Susan Yates.
ADR Handbook for Judges
Susan M. Yates and Donna Stienstra. American Bar Association-Section of Dispute Resolution, 2004
This comprehensive handbook provides judges the tools they need to properly establish and manage programs, as well as cases, in particular areas of the law. Covered areas are general civil, small claims, divorce, child protection and dependency, adult guardianship, probate, victim-offender, juvenile/criminal, bankruptcy, mass claims, community mediation, and appellate.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Susan M. Yates and Anne V. Swanson. Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2001
This two-volume handbook for lawyers and judges provides both an overview of the processes and their related issues and an in-depth discussion of ADR in specific fields. The volumes include chapters on arbitration and mediation in the fields corporate, commercial, labor, employment, family, community, government agency, medical malpractice, class action, construction and real estate, international, probate and securities law. Also included is an annotated bibliography of ADR resources.