By the Hon Marilyn Warren AC*
This article was originally presented by Chief Justice Warren at the Supreme and Federal Court Judges’ Conference in 2010. In it, her Honour advocates the pursuit of direct judicial involvement in alternative dispute resolution, but rejects the proposal that judges should act as mediators. Her Honour’s primary concern is to protect the integrity of the judicial role from actual or perceived dilution.
The full article can be accessed here: “Should judges be mediators?” (2010) 21 ADRJ 77.
* Chief Justice of Victoria.