Mediation: Theory and Practice

Class Information Fall 2019

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 92451
  • Meets: See Notes
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Mediation: Theory and Practice

Certificate(s): Public Interest and Social Justice Law (Skills)

Course Description:

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

Experiential 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.