Alternative Dispute Resolution
Students are offered a conceptual and legal framework, and learn basic dispute resolution skills. The class is a mix of role-play exercises and traditional case discussions. Students participate in eight mediation and negotiation exercises. This is a survey course covering all ADR mechanisms and focuses upon the practice and theory of helping to resolve disputes of all kinds without formal litigation and court-annexed procedures. The course emphasizes negotiation, mediation and arbitration and court-connected procedures.
This class qualifies for the professional skills requirement.