LAWS769-03 Negotiation,Mediation & Arbitration

This course will focus on negotiation and other methods of dispute resolution, with emphasis on negotiated settlement, mediation and arbitration. Negotiation theory and alternative tactics and strategies will be examined, with focus on practical skills by way of example and simulated exercises. Various methods of alternative dispute resolution will be discussed in the context of different areas of legal practice and substantive law. Students will participate in simulated negotiation, simulated mediation, and arbitration. The course will cover the arbitration process from both a substantive law and practical skills standpoint. Enrollment is limited to 20 students. Students who have taken LAW 609 Negotiation: Strategies & Practice may not enroll in this course. This course satisfies 2 Skills Units.