Alternative Dispute Resolution in a Nutshell / Edition 2

Alternative Dispute Resolution in a Nutshell / Edition 2

by Jacqueline Nolan-Haley
     
 

The chief purpose of this book is to expand your knowledge beyond the "one size fits all" litigation mentality and to help you appreciate alternative dispute resolution (ADR). This text facilitates an understanding of the wide variety of these procedures that can better suit clients' needs. Negotiation, mediation and arbitration, have been practiced for hundreds of… See more details below

Overview

The chief purpose of this book is to expand your knowledge beyond the "one size fits all" litigation mentality and to help you appreciate alternative dispute resolution (ADR). This text facilitates an understanding of the wide variety of these procedures that can better suit clients' needs. Negotiation, mediation and arbitration, have been practiced for hundreds of years. They have achieved a new popularity today. The text provides the scope and highlights you need to excel in understanding this field. This will enable you to answer exam questions more quickly and accurately, and enhance your skills as an attorney.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314238887
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Nutshell Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Table of Cases
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Negotiation11
Ch. 3Mediation54
Ch. 4Arbitration119
Ch. 5Dispute Resolution in the Court System170
Ch. 6Hybrid Dispute Resolution Procedures191
App. A. Federal Rules of Evidence - Rule 408206
App. B. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - Rule 16207
App. C. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - Rule 68212
App. D. Standards of Practice for Lawyer Mediators in Family Disputes214
App. E. Mandated Participation and Settlement Coercion: Dispute Resolution as It Relates to the Courts223
App. F. Ethical Standards of Professional Responsibility for the Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution227
App. G. The Uniform Arbitration Act234
App. H. Federal Arbitration Act246
App. I. Demand for Arbitration262
App. J. Code of Ethics for Arbitrators in Commercial Disputes265
Index285

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