Skills: Alternative Dispute Resolution
Course Number: 6920
Professor: Amy B. Jenkins
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 2
Semester Offered: Spring (Lottery)
Prerequisites: Students must have completed their first year of law school.
Recommended Courses: None
Course Overview: This course introduces students to various methods of alternative dispute resolution such as negotiation, mediation and arbitration. The course is designed to give students an opportunity to experience different ways to communicate, negotiate and represent clients in alternative dispute resolution processes. The course exposes students to both the theory underlying various dispute processes and the skills necessary to master negotiation, mediation, and arbitration.
Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
Course Format: TBA
Written Assignments: Short paper or presentation.
Type of Exam: N/A
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Exercises, attendance/participation, paper/presentation.