Certificate(s): Public Interest and Social Justice Law (Skills)
This course combines both theory and practice skills. A variety of readings, exercises, videos, and role-plays will be used to encourage in-depth analysis of mediation concepts and the application of these concepts in practice. Topics to be covered include negotiation theory, the mediation process, the role of the mediator, ethical issues in mediation, dealing with power imbalances, and the lawyer’s role in the mediation process. Students will participate in exercises at various stages of the mediation process. Starting Summer 2009, this course will be a graded course.
Class Notes:Professional Skills Course
This class will meet on the following 6 dates and times: Friday, August 23rd: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, August 24th: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, August 25th: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Friday, September 6th: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, September 7th: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, September 8th: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Class location by date:
August 23rd: Charney 339
August 24th: Charney 201
August 25th: Charney 201
September 6th: Charney 339
September 7th: Charney 101
September 8th: Charney 101
Attendance at all classes is required.