2019-2020 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Jun 24, 2024  
2019-2020 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 13 Conflict Analysis and Alternative Dispute Resolution Law and Practice


Units: 3
Advisories: BUS 8 , LAW 2 , and LAW 3  each with a grade of “C” or better.
This course involves the study and practice of alternatives to civil litigation for the resolution of disputes (ADR). Course lessons foster the development of conflict resolution skills and an understanding of ADR methods, as well as the ability to analyze conflict and assess client needs regarding the use of ADR. Course topics include an overview of ADR processes, such as negotiation, mediation, and arbitration. This course focuses on an analysis of the theoretical framework defining each ADR process, practical skills required, ethical issues implicated in its use, and legal analysis relevant to each process. Course instruction emphasizes multicultural communications and considerations for paralegal alternative dispute resolution specialists. (CSU)



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