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Spring 2017
LAW972  AS  ADR DESIGN SYSTEMS

Course Description
This course will be an advanced and practical study of the alternatives to litigation, including arbitration, mediation, early neutral evaluation, med-arb and other forms of conflict resolution. The course will examine the new field of designing dispute resolution systems within many situations, including employment, class actions, mass torts and others. Special focus will be given to the practical aspects of creating ADR alternatives after mass disasters such as hurricanes, the mortgage foreclosure debacle, and other natural and man-made disasters. Students will also be provided with a practical framework and other advanced ADR concepts in specific situations with role plays and guest speakers.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
01-17-2017 - 04-25-2017   T  3:30 PM-5:20 PM G363

Course Frequency

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Method of Evaluation: In-class participation, exercises and a paper.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Skills Requirement
Special Attributes: None
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Litigation - Specialized
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s):
Litigation & Dispute Resolution (Concentration)   More information
Social Justice & Public Interest (Area of Focus)   More information
Social Justice & Public Interest (Concentration)   More information

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Professor(s)

LENNON, MARNI


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: mlennon@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-2599
Office: B447