Alternative Dispute Resolution   [Archived Catalog]
2017-2018 School of Law Bulletin

LAWS 629 - Alternative Dispute Resolution

Credits: 3

This course will survey and critically analyze alternatives to trials. Relatively few legal disputes should or do end up in court. For most cases non-judicial resolutions are preferable, yet law schools give little attention to other forums. Among other things, this course will explore the nature and usefulness of negotiation, arbitration, mediation and other non-judicial methods of resolving disputes.

Prerequisites: None

Note: This course satisfies the skills course graduation requirement.

Form of Grade: Letter Grade