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7601. Alternative Dispute Resolution

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

An examination of the various available means, short of litigation, of processing disputes in our society. Students will survey some of the principal theoretical and practical issues concerning negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and "mixed' dispute resolution processes. Students will participate in short mock negotiations and mediation exercises in order to gain a more direct appreciation of the issues presented. The casebook will review the ever-shifting law related to mediation and arbitration.