Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA

Alternative Dispute Resolution

633 | 2.0 credits


This course examines the various devices and procedures that have been developing for the resolution of legal disputes beyond and apart from the traditional judicial process. Basic topics include methods of negotiation, mediation, arbitration, plea bargaining, and pre-trial settlement, as well as legal documents concerning the status and interplay of those methods with the traditional and adjudicative devices. The students' development of performance and negotiation skills will be guided by simulations involving the ADR processes.


Civil Procedure I and Civil Procedure II