Examples & Explanations: Dispute Resolution, 2nd Edition

Highly respected ADR authors Michael Moffitt and Andrea K. Schneider bring their considerable experience and expertise to the proven-effective Examples & Explanations Series pedagogy. Mirroring how many ADR …

Highly respected ADR authors Michael Moffitt and Andrea K. Schneider bring their considerable experience and expertise to the proven-effective Examples & Explanations Series pedagogy. Mirroring how many ADR courses are taught, Dispute Resolution combines introductions to theory with practical exercises in decision analysis, problem solving, and various forms of conflict resolution.

The timely Second Edition sees an expanded treatment of the ethics, confidentiality, and participation requirements in mediation. Coverage of arbitration has been thoroughly updated. Many examples have been refreshed and revised.

An ideal study guide for Mediation, Arbitration, or the survey ADR course, Dispute Resolution features :

  • clear, readable, up-to-date introductions to legal theory and doctrine , such as
    • The Law of Fraud
    • The Uniform Mediation Act
    • The Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators
    • The Federal Arbitration Act
    • The Revised Uniform Arbitration Act
  • a logical organization that traces the coverage of most survey courses on Dispute Resolution
  • liberal use of visual aids, such as diagrams, charts, and conceptual illustrations
  • cites and references to principle cases used in most of the leading casebooks

New in the Second Edition

  • expanded coverage of mediation that includes developments in ethics, confidentiality, and participation requirements
  • updated treatment of arbitration that includes new U. S. Supreme Court opinions, state and federal legislative changes, and common contractual modifications

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