Journal Volume 2006 No. 1

SYMPOSIUM  
Introduction to Vanishing Trial Symposium John Lande 1
A World Without Trials? Marc Galanter 7
What We Know and What We Should Know about American Trial Trends Margo Schlanger 35
Vanishing Trials?: An English Perspective

Robert Dingwall
Emilie Cloatre

51
Vanishing or Increasing Trials in the Netherlands? Carolien Klein Haarhuis
Bert Neimeijer
71
Worlds in a Small Room Christopher Honeyman

107

Not Quite a World Without Trials:
Why International Dispute Resolution is Increasingly Judicialized

Andrea Kupfer Schneider

119
When We Hold No Truths to be Self-Evident:
Truth, Belief, Trust, and the Decline in Trials
Lisa Blomgren Bingham

131

Public Access to Information in Civil Litigation vs. Litigant’s
Demand for Privacy: Is the “Vanishing Trial” an Avoidable Consequence?
Dennis J. Drasco 155
Vanishing Trial, Vanishing Community?
The Potential Effect of the Vanishing Trial on America’s Social Capital
Robert M. Ackerman 165
Designer Trials Elizabeth Thornburg 181
How Much Justice Can We Afford?:
Defining the Courts’ Roles and Deciding the Appropriate Number of Trials,
Settlement Signals, and Other Elements Needed to Administer Justice
John Lande

213

Reconciling Professional Legal Education with the
Evolving (Trial-less) Reality of Legal Practice
Julie Macfarlane
John Manwaring
253