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Alternatives is an international newsletter covering cutting-edge dispute resolution trends. It is an authoritative guide for using ADR at companies, within law firms and in the courts. Each month, Alternatives focuses on new ADR developments, techniques and court practices. (Requests for reprints should be addressed to

In Our Latest Issue, February 2017, Now Available:

ADR Practice

- "The 'Morning Line': What Are the Odds That the Case You're Mediating Will Settle?" by James C. Freund

CPR News

- “Next Month's CPR Annual Meeting: "Pathways to Partnership": Register Now for Coral Gables, FLA, March 2-4” 
- "Here's the Donor List from CPR's Corporate Leadership Award Dinner"

International ADR

- “The Lagarde Prosecution: Will the Decision Be a Blow to Finality in Investor-State Arbitration?” by Kenneth B. Reisenfeld & Joshua M. Robbins


The Master Mediator

- “Engaging Disgust: How to Settle, Contemptuously!” by Robert A. Creo

ADR Briefs

- "The SCOTUS Annual Report: Federal Court Judges Exhibit ADR in Case Management" by Russ Bleemer
- "Syria: ADR in the Wake of Humanitarian Crisis" by Meghna Ravi Talwar

In addition, CPR is pleased to announce a new web app that will offer members enhanced online and mobile access to Alternatives, through Wiley Online Library. Through this app, members will be able to access all current and historical Alternatives articles in several formats, optimized for their mobile devices, including fully annotated articles with live links and references. Members can access Alternatives in full text, including a fully searchable and indexed archives that goes back to our first issue in 1983.