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Labor Arbitration, Negotiations and Mediation (3)

This course will provide students with a look inside labor-management labor arbitration, negotiations and mediation, their historical backgrounds, the laws governing the subject, the procedures governing the arbitration process including burdens of proof, evidentiary rules, remedies and precedential value of arbitration awards; the powers and responsibilities of the arbitrator and the roles of arbitrating parties. The course offers traditional law school lecture class on the substantive law and procedure of arbitration and a clinic on advocacy in which students will be expected to become an active participant in the learning experience. This course will combine theory, law and skills in all aspects and phases of alternative dispute resolution. In addition to the study topics above, students will examine and analyze arbitration awards.

In addition, through the medium of role playing, students will have the opportunity to participate in and represent clients in negotiations, mediations and arbitration. The object of this training will be to provide a realistic opportunity for students to attain and model mastery in ADR work by practicing these skills and receiving peer feedback.

Current & Previous Instructors:
Edward J. Gutman;

This course is not currently scheduled.


Key to Codes in Course Descriptions
P: Prerequisite
C: Prerequisite or Concurrent Requirement
R: Recommended Prior or Concurrent Course

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