In Binding Mediation, possibly the most popular hybrid of mediation and arbitration, both parties stipulate to the presentation terms of the case and any highlow agreement. Rules of evidence, customary in formal arbitration proceedings, are usually waived and live testimony is often limited to examination of the parties by the neutral.
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