Legal Definition of Median Value

Meaning of Median Value

Refers to the middle value in a distribution such as age and duration which separate a relevant population or sample into two equal groups, with one above the value and the other below the value.

Synonyms of Mediation


  • adjustment
  • adjustment of difficulties
  • arbitration
  • conciliation
  • finding a middle course
  • intercession
  • interference
  • intervention
  • intervention to facilitate a compromise
  • negotiation
  • negotiation process
  • parley
  • reconciliation
  • settlement of difficulties
  • settlement of dispute

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Mediation in the law of the United States

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See Also

Arbitration (Judicial Function) Settlement (Judicial Function).

Mediation in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of mediation.


Legal English Vocabulary: Mediation in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term mediation into Spanish: mediación (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

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  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police
  • Law Enforcement Agency

Further Reading

Mediation Meaning in the U.S. Court System

The alternative dispute resolution (ADR) method most commonly used in the district courts. Mediation is an informal process in which a mediator facilitates negotiations between the parties to help them resolve their dispute.

What is the meaning of Mediation?

A definition of Mediation is provided here: The use of a third party to attempt to bring the parties to a resolution of their dispute.

Definition of Mediation

In relation to social issues, a meaning of mediation is provided here: to come in to help settle a dispute; be a go between; act in order to bring about an agreement between persons or sides.

Mediation (Judicial Function)


Mediation in Global Commerce Policy

In this regard, mediation is: now in most cases indistinguishable from good offices. The entries on trade policy are here. It used to have the meaning of direct negotiations between the parties under the guidance of a mediator. The WTO Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes allows the parties to accept mediation, either by a third party or the WTO Director-General.[1]

Mediationin the wold Encyclopedia

For an introductory overview on international trade policy, see this entry.


Notes and References

  1. Dictionary of Trade Policy, “Mediation” entry (OAS)

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