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LAW610 Alternative Dispute Resolution

Course Description

This course covers approaches other than traditional litigation that are available for the resolution of disputes. Topics include mediation, arbitration, private judging, ombudspersons, mini-trials, negotiation and settlement, and community justice programs. The course emphasizes the practical skills of dispute resolution and the ethical issues facing lawyers who engage in these alternative approaches.

Prerequisite

LAW214A/B Civil Procedure

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