USA DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Credit points: 15
This interactive subject will explore various forms of dispute resolution used commonly in the United States. Forms explored will include mediation, arbitration, and trial (including aspects of pretrial litigation, with an emphasis on pretrial discovery). Students will learn the structure of and key concepts associated with each type of dispute-resolution technique, how and when to choose one over the other, and advocacy techniques associated with each. Students will have the opportunity to participate in simulations related to the different processes.
FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law
Subject Co-ordinatorGordon Walker
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Getting to Yes||Recommended||Roger Fisher et al (2011 revised ed)||PENGUIN|
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Melbourne, 2014, Week 48-49, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGordon Walker
Five 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 48 to week 49 and delivered via face-to-face.
|One 6,000-7,000-word take-home examination||90|