Dispute Resolution Processes
This course surveys mechanisms currently used instead of courts and federal agencies to resolve conflicts between two or more parties, including Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) systems such as conciliation, negotiation, mediation, arbitration, voluntary med-arb, court-ordered arbitration, rent-a-judge, and mini-trials.
Students are presented with live and audiovisual demonstrations, simulation exercises, and lectures and classroom discussions of the ADR systems surveyed. The course is graded on the basis of class performance and the submission of weekly journals.
Approved for the Experiential Learning Requirement.
Recommended for the Following Professional Pathways: Family Law; Government/Public Sector; International Law/Human Rights; Labor and Employment; Corporate Transactions and Governance; Financial Services and Compliance; Health Care Management and Compliance; Labor and Employment (Corporate Perspective); Trusts and Estates; Media, Entertainment, Sports, Fashion; General Practice – Litigation/Dispute Resolution; General Practice – Transactional