Alternative Dispute Resolution

SLN #: 92974
Course Prefix: LAW-702
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Meyerson

Course Description:
This survey course will examine the use of alternative methods of resolving disputes. In addition to studying the law and ethics relating to mediation and arbitration, students will learn about other forms of dispute resolution such as collaborative law. We will also explore cognitive barriers that may impact success in mediation and research-based methods of persuasion. Experienced lawyers will share their advice on how to effectively represent clients in mediation.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: Yes, With Instructor's Approval*
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes, With Instructor's Approval*
Skills Requirement: No
Note: Only one of the above listed requirements can be fulfilled with this course.
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 25
Final Exam Given: Yes, short 1 hour exam will be given
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Secure
Participation Points: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Yes

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.