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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Mediation Theory and Practice (2015) – James J. Alfini, South Texas College of Law

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

Mediation Advocacy (2015) – Alyson Carrel, Northwestern University

Mediation Process (2014) – Alyson Carrel, Northwestern University

Mediation Practicum (2015) – Lynn P. Cohn, Northwestern University

Mediation Issues Seminar / Practicum (2013) – Sarah Cole & Erin Archerd, Ohio State University

Mediation (2015) – Robin Davis, University of Florida

Mediation Clinic (Fall 2014 and Spring 2015) – Deborah Thompson Eisenberg & Toby Treem Guerin, University of Maryland

Mediation Ethics Seminar (2014) – Susan Nauss Exon, University of La Verne

Mediation of Environmental and Public Conflicts (2014) – Lara Fowler, Penn State Dickinson School of Law

Mediation Advocacy (2010) – Dwight Golann, Suffolk University

Mediation: Representing Clients (2015) – Elayne E. Greenberg, St. John’s University

Mediation Clinic (2015) – Art Hinshaw, Arizona State University

Mediation (2015) – David A. Hoffman, Harvard University

Mediation / Advanced Negotiation (2015) – James Holbrook & Stacy Roberts, University of Utah

Mediation Advocacy (2014) – Frank Laney, Campbell University

Mediation: Skills and Theory (2014) – James Levin, University of Missouri

Negotiation and Mediation (2014) –  C. Menkel-Meadow, University of California-Irvine

Mediation (2014) – Forrest S. Mosten, University of California-Los Angeles

Mediation Clinic (2014) – Lydia Nussbaum, University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Introducton to Mediation (2014) – Charles Pillsbury, Quinnipiac University

Negotiation and Mediation Practice (2015) – Sheila Purcell, Hastings College of Law

Mediation (2015) – Nancy Schultz, Chapman University

Mediation Clinic (2014) – Jim Stark, Paul Chill & Rachel Garron, University of Connecticut

Multiparty Mediation Clinic (2014) – Joseph B. Stulberg & Erin Archerd, Ohio State University

Mediation Workshop (2015) – Fran Tetunic, Nova Southeastern University

Negotiation / Mediation syllabus and readings (2014) – Nancy A. Welsh, Penn State Dickinson School of Law

Mediation Advocacy (2015) – Jill A. Womble & Carlos Alvarez, University of Florida

Negotiation and Mediation (2014) – Jill A. Womble, University of Florida

Certified Civil Mediation (2014) – Paula Marie Young, Appalachian School of Law