Alternative Dispute Resolution

Class Term: 
Fall Term 2016-2017
Catalog Number: 
Class Number: 
19347
Class Schedule: 
Monday
Wednesday
2:00 pm
3:15 pm
LAW G20
Professor(s): 
Professor: 
Type: 
Lecture
Credits: 
3
Graduation Requirements: 
Professional Skills
Experiential Learning
Enrollment Limit: 
18
Priority: 
Limited Enrollment - 3rd Year Priority
Additional Information: 

The course will offer students a theoretical grounding in conflict resolution and communication skills, as well as experiential practice in various alternative dispute resolution processes. This is an interactive class, and students will perform a variety of in-class simulations and exercises to develop and hone skills in listening, problem-solving, negotiating, and mediating. Class participation is essential to this class.

Grading Details: 

The grade for the class will be based on class discussion and participation in exercises (25%); a semester long journal based on readings and reflection (25%); an arbitration observation and accompanying essay (25%); and a law review critique paper (25%).