Course Information

Course Number

702

Credits

2

Alternative Dispute Resolution

This course surveys the most common types of alternative dispute resolution processes: negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and court-annexed and governmental-agency ADR -all of which have gained wide-spread use as alternatives to traditional litigation. The survey encompasses three perspectives; the advocate's perspective in choosing the most appropriate ADR process in light of the different advantages and disadvantages of the various processes; the third-party neutral's perspective in facilitating or fashioning a just resolution of the parties' dispute; and the policy maker's perspective in utilizing ADR as a more efficient and cost effective substitute for traditional adjudication.


Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.

Sections/Instructors

Francis McGovern
Alternative Dispute Resolution 702.01
Fall 2014

William K. Slate II
Alternative Dispute Resolution 702.01
Fall 2013
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Francis McGovern
Alternative Dispute Resolution 702.01
Fall 2012
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Francis McGovern
Alternative Dispute Resolution 702.01
Fall 2011
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Francis McGovern
Alternative Dispute Resolution 702.01
Fall 2009
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Francis McGovern
Alternative Dispute Resolution 702.01
Fall 2008
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Francis McGovern
Alternative Dispute Resolution 702.01
Fall 2007
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