A Study on the People’s Mediation System in China: Compared With the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) System in Japan



In order to reduce pressure from a backlog of court cases and promote social harmony, Chinese government promulgated the People’s Mediation Law. However, compared with the Japanese ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution), the people’s mediation system has some problems, for example, the professional level is not high, the legal and systematic mediation weakens functions of mediation and it is lack of the good connection between the people’s mediation and the litigation. Therefore, the people’s mediation system needs further improvement and perfection in the period of social transition.


The people’s mediation in China; Japanese ADR; Professional level; Connection of mediation and litigation

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