Legal Resources | United States Code, Title 42 | T42 12212, 12212
Alternative means of dispute resolution
Where appropriate and to the extent authorized by law, the use of alternative means of dispute resolution, including settlement negotiations, conciliation, facilitation, mediation, factfinding, minitrials, and arbitration, is encouraged to resolve disputes arising under this chapter.
(Pub. L. 101-336, title V, Sec. 513, July 26, 1990, 104 Stat. 377.)