B. What Makes A Case A Good Candidate for Appellate Mediation?
In determining whether a particular case is appropriate for mediation, counsel, the parties, and the mediator will consider many factors, including the following:
Settlement discussions through the program are not limited to the case that is on appeal in the Ninth Circuit. As long as all parties are in agreement, the discussions may include additional parties and related cases in other courts, as well as issues that are not part of any litigation.
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