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Felony mediation popular option to unclog court system

Felony mediation popular option to unclog court system

With the announcement that in-person jury trials will resume in Scott County, many are wondering how the court system will keep up with an already massive backlog of cases, in part due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A popular method of tackling this case load is felony mediation, a form of alternative dispute resolute wherein an ex-judge will meet with defendants, prosecutors and clients in order to reach an amicable solution to the case.

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