2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Jan 24, 2022  
2020-2021 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. Course lessons allocate at least 10 hours of lecture and discussion to the training elements codified in 16 CCR § 3622 with regard to the orientation and training of neutral persons and section 468.2(g) of the California Dispute Resolution Programs Act. Practical training shall consist of a minimum of 10 hours, including role plays of simulated disputes and/or observations of dispute resolution services, including intake procedures as well as dispute resolution proceedings. Training shall provide for personal assessment and evaluation of students.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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