Dispute Resolution Syllabi

This is a collection of syllabi from DR courses in U.S. law schools.  It includes syllabi from courses in particular subject areas that have significant DR elements.

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Arbitration (2015) – Robert G. Bailey, University of Missouri

Arbitration (2015) – Kristen Blankley, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Arbitration (2013) – Sarah Rudolph Cole, Ohio State University

Arbitration Law, Policy, and Practice (2015) – Alex Colvin, Cornell University

Commercial Arbitration (2013) – Christopher Drahozal, University of Kansas

Commercial Arbitration of Business Disputes (2015) – George H. Friedman, Fordham University

Labor Arbitration (2008) – Rafael Gely, University of Missouri

LL.M. Arbitration (various dates) – Rafael Gely, University of Missouri

Arbitration in America (2015) – Abraham Sofaer & Janet Martinez, Stanford University

Arbitration Law and Practice (2014) using a multi-stage employment simulation – E. Gary Spitko, Santa Clara University

International Commercial Arbitration (2013) – S.I. Strong, University of Missouri

Arbitration Theory and Practice (2015) – Maureen Weston, Pepperdine University

Arbitration and DR System Design (2008) – Paula M. Young, Appalachian School of Law