Course Details

Dispute Resolution

This course will teach students about the various dispute resolution processes. Students will learn about the basics of the Negotiation, Mediation, Arbitration, and Restorative Justice processes, as well as the hybrid processes and variations that are used to resolve disputes. Students will learn to evaluate which process works best for their client's interests in various situations, as well as the benefits and drawbacks of the various processes for society as a whole. Students will be required to compose a short policy paper relating to this. Students will also learn the basics of representing clients in these processes. Arbitrability, as well as arbitration forum selection will be covered and students will learn the basics of composing dispute resolution agreements. Students will learn through class discussion, simulation, lecture, and readings. Students will learn about the variations of the dispute resolution processes that are used in different areas of society, including in financial regulation, sports law, employment law, international commercial disputes, and consumer disputes. Meets Professional Writing requirement. Please note: If you have taken Dispute Resolution (LITARB 677) you should not enrolled this course.

Catalog Number: LITARB 627
Additional Course Information: Professional Writing


Course History

Spring 2019
Title: Dispute Resolution
Faculty: Gandert, Daniel (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 23