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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Advanced Legal Research: Litigation and ADR

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Course Description: This course provides students with an introduction to litigation- and ADR-related materials and advanced training on the finding and utilization of these …


Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Workplace Seminar

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This seminar will focus on the use of alternative methods of dispute resolution in the context of the workplace, including arbitration and mediation. Issues …


Comparative Dispute Resolution

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This course will examine methods of dispute resolution used in other countries and compare them to those employed in the United States. We will …


Disability Discrimination

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Course Description: The course explores legal and policy issues related to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Individuals with …


Dispute Resolution in Employment

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Course Description: This course offers skills and strategies for effective resolution of employment disputes in non-union work environments, with a focus on avoiding litigation. Students …


Dispute Resolution Processes: Theory & Practice

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Course Description: This course surveys the basic processes and variations with an emphasis on the lawyer as an advocate for clients. Skill building is …


Dispute System Design Workshop

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Course Description: This is a course to prepare you to design new forums for particular disputes and also to design, or modify, disputing systems …


Employment Discrimination Law

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Course Description: This course addresses developments in civil rights law in the context of the workplace. We will look at the growing body of …


Employment Law

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Course Description: This course focuses on federal and state regulation of the employment relationship, including constitutional, statutory, and common-law restrictions on employer activities. Subjects covered …


Ethics and ADR Seminar

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This course offers both a survey in professional responsibility and in-depth application of the law governing lawyers to alternative dispute resolution (ADR).  Grading is …


Federal Courts

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Course Description: This course examines the scope of and limitations upon the federal judicial power under Article III of the Constitution. It is organized around …


International Business Arbitration

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Course Description: The course examines the international arbitration process and the legal framework of private contract, national law, and international treaties in which it …


International Dispute Resolution

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Course Description: This course surveys the dispute settlement mechanisms available for resolving disputes between nation states. It is organized around the classic categories of …


Issues in Arbitration

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Course Description: This course explores the law, theory and practice of arbitration. Students will engage in arbitration simulations as both a representative and as …


Jurisprudence of ADR

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Course Description: An examination of the fundamental normative values, principles and practices that shape the design and implementation of the negotiation, mediation, arbitration and …


Labor Law

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Course Description: This course will explore federal regulation of labor-management relations in private sector, focusing upon employee organizational and representational rights; selection of bargaining representative; …


Labor Law, Labor Arbitration and Collective Bargaining Negotiation

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Course Description: This course will cover substantive labor law issues as well as the modern practice of labor law, including negotiating a collective bargaining agreement …


Law and Social Science

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Course Description: This course introduces students to the use of social science evidence by legal practitioners and courts at all levels. Such evidence is …


Lawyers as Leaders

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Course Description: Through the cases and exercises, students will gain experience analyzing issues, exercising judgment, and making difficult decisions – the hallmarks of skillful …


Legal Negotiations and Settlements

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Course Description: This highly interactive course is designed to familiarize students with theories, skills and ethics involved in legal negotiation. Through simulations and role-play exercises, …


Mediation Clinic

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Course Description: This course provides opportunities to develop skills as a mediator, along with basic study of mediation law and policy issues. The course combines …


Middle East Conflict Seminar

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Course Description: Seminar participants will be asked to write a single research paper on a topic relating to the Israeli-Palestinian territorial conflict, and to …


Negotiation & Mediation

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Course Description: This course offers skills and strategies for effective negotiation and mediation advocacy emphasizing the importance of building working relationships and achieving better …


Remedies

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Course Description: The study of the general principles of remedies, integrating public-law and private- law forms of relief. Topics include compensation, punitive damages, damages …


Resolving Community Civil Rights Disputes

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Course Description: The course focuses on conflicts that divide a community and involve public policy issues such as civil rights, racial justice and economic …


Special Education Advocacy

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The purpose of this course is to prepare students to be an advocate on behalf of children with disabilities. It is a highly practical …