2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

POLS 457 Alternative Dispute Resolution

Study of processes and techniques used to settle disputes without court adjudication, including theoretical and practical application such as negotiation, mediation, arbitration, summary jury trials, mini-trials, and settlement week. Classroom simulations will be augmented by presentations by attorneys and paralegals. Open only to legal studies majors, peace and conflict studies minors, or by permission of the department chairperson.