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LAWS6130 - Dispute Resolution in Australia
Faculty of Law (Sydney Law School) - 6 credit points
HECS Band three
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Law
Offered session(s): 107
Department permission required for enrolment in the following session(s): 107
Teacher/Coordinator: Prof Tania Sourdin

Classes: Jul 12, 13 & 19, 20 (9-5)

Assessment: 3000wd essay (50%) and take-home exam (50%)

The unit is designed to give students a broad understanding of the theory, policy and practice of ADR. It will enable students to understand various alternative dispute resolution processes, their advantages and limitations; understand the application of ADR in particular areas of practice: understand key theoretical debates about mediation; be able to advise others about ADR processes; be better participants in ADR processes; be better able to evaluate the possible applications of various dispute resolution methods. The use of ADR in employment and health care disputes will be considered.This is not a skills unit and students will not be trained as negotiators or mediators. This unit has a restricted class size.
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