The Alternative Dispute Resolution Act of Ghana Deconstructed: Providing a More Positive-Sum Approach to Conflict Resolution
Article from: TDM 4 (2016), in Africa
The passage of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Act, 2010 has brought about a positive transformation in the conflict resolution landscape of Ghana. This is especially against the background of a hitherto adversarial system of conflict resolution that was manifestly a zero sum game between disputants based on the efficacy of each party's legal representative. The object of this article is to do a brief, yet analytical contextual appreciation of the 2010 ADR Act. The article discusses some essential uniqueness of the Act while providing reflections on the tensions ...