Alternative Dispute Resolution Seminar
Course Number: LAW 6936 Credits: 2
This introductory course will provide an orientation to all of the different processes that are available to resolve disputes. We will explore the three main processes (mediation, arbitration and negotiation) as well as hybrid processes (“med-arb”, neutral evaluation) and new directions in dispute resolution (restorative justice). It covers the underlying legal, ethical and policy considerations important to understanding resolving disputes outside of the courtroom since trials are the exception in today’s legal world in the US. This seminar provides an opportunity to satisfy the Advanced Writing Requirement.