This 2-credit seminar is the required classroom component for students doing work through the Dispute Systems Design Clinic. Students will read and discuss works related to the various models for conducting conflict assessments, designing dispute systems, and advising clients. In addition, readings and discussions will focus on the practical and ethical quandaries and special challenges faced by professionals in conflict resolution, mediation, and dispute systems design. Some sessions will require students to present problems related to the clinical work in which they are currently engaged to the members of the class for discussion and brainstorming.
Required Clinic Component: Dispute Systems Design Clinic (3–5 clinical credits). This seminar and the clinic are bundled—your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you in this required course.
Additional Co-/Pre-Requisites: Negotiation Workshop is recommended, but not required.
Add/Drop Deadline: The add/drop deadline for the Fall 2023 Clinic/Clinical Seminar is August 18, 2023. The add/drop deadline for the Spring 2024 Clinic/Clinical Seminar is December 8, 2023.
LLM Students: LLM students may apply to the clinic through the LLM General Clinic Application.