794 D - Dispute Resolution: Theory and Practice
Professor: Ellen E. Deason
Semester: 2008 Autumn
Second Writing? No
Professional Responsibility? No
This survey course in dispute resolution emphasizes the role of the lawyer representing clients in these processes. It introduces students to the theory and practice of negotiation, mediation, arbitration, summary jury trials, and other processes from an advocate's perspective. Students gain familiarity with these processes and with how to help a client select the most appropriate process through simulation exercises, videotapes, and class discussion. This course is especially recommended for students who plan to take a limited number of courses in the dispute resolution curriculum.
- GRADING: EXAM, NEGOTIATION EXERCISE AND CLASS PARTICIPATION.
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