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Course Name The Theory and Practice of Dispute Resolution
Course Code LAW 6301
Course Credits 6.0
Course Description

Students will be intensively exposed to a broad range of topics in the field. Topics include: adjudication and problem-solving; how the legal system understands conflict; a range of alternate theoretical models for analyzing and responding to conflict; conflict escalation and de-escalation; the impact of race, gender and cultural norms on conflict analysis; and evaluation of a range of negotiation theories, strategies and negotiator styles; philosophies, theories and styles of mediation; mediator neutrality; ethical issues in negotiation and mediation; power in negotiation and mediation; the role of the lawyer as negotiator and mediation advocate; hybrid processes for dispute resolution; designing dispute resolution processes; and the future of ADR.

Upcoming Offerings

Winter 2019

Winter 2020

Specialization Dispute Resolution
Status Required
CPD Hours Eligible LSO CPD: 8.75h Substantive; 3.25h Professionalism Professional LLM courses may be eligible for CPD/MCLE credits in other Canadian jurisdictions hours. To inquire about hours and credit eligibility, please email cpd@osgoode.yorku.ca
NCA Status N/A

All courses and schedules are subject to change.