Dispute Resolution: Examples & Explanations

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Aspen Publishers, 2008 - Law - 301 pages
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Examples & Explanations: Dispute Resolution is the perfect complement to any course on ADR, Negotiation, Mediation, or Arbitration, because it balances theory with practice exercises — the way dispute resolution is taught in most classes. Using the proven-effective Examples & Explanations pedagogy, straightforward text explains legal doctrines and analytic frameworks; examples and explanations give students practice applying those concepts in every chapter. From the highly respected Examples & Explanations series, Examples & Explanations: Dispute Resolution features : clear and timely introductions to legal theory and analytic frameworks, including: the Federal Arbitration Act, federal preemption, challenges to arbitration, and evolving federal law confidentiality, The Uniform Mediation Act, and state confidentiality laws explanations of each of the three primary ADR processes And The key concepts typically taught in an ADR class examples and explanations pedagogy that gives students practice applying the concepts covered in each chapter a logical organization that traces the coverage in most survey courses on Dispute Resolution liberal use of visual aids, such as diagrams, charts, and conceptual illustrations references To The principle cases used in most leading casebooks, including recent Supreme Court opinions distinguished authorship : Moffitt is co-editor of the award-winning Handbook of Dispute Resolution and has authored more than a dozen articles on dispute resolution; Schneider is a co-author of Dispute Resolution: Beyond the Adversarial Model, with Menkel-Meadow et al., and co-author of two other books on negotiation with Roger Fisher The Examples & Explanations pedagogy is perfectly tailored For The way most dispute resolution courses are taught. Examine your desk copy to determine whether your students wouldn't benefit from working through these carefully-crafted questions and hypotheticals on their own or as part of a classroom exercise.

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About the author (2008)

Michael L. Moffitt is an associate professor and the associate director of the Appropriate Dispute Resolution Program at the University of Oregon School of Law.

Robert C. Bordone is the Thaddeus R. Beal Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and the deputy director of the Harvard Negotiation Research Project at Harvard Law School.

Andrea Kupfer Schneider is Assistant Professor of Law at Marquette University Law School. She is the co-author of Coping with International Conflict (1997) and Beyond Machiavelli: Tools for Coping with Conflict (1994).

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