Mediation

Author: Carrie J Menkel-Meadow
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454818875
Format: PDF, ePub
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Mediation: Practice, Policy, and Ethics provides a comprehensive and current introduction to the world of mediation, including law and policy, case examples, and practice guidelines for mediators and attorney representatives. Leading scholars and award-winning teachers in the field present critiques of mediation as well as its promise and potential. Their practical, problem-solving approach includes both analytical and behavioral approaches in varying gender, race, and cultural contexts. The text can be used for lawyer-mediators, lawyer-representatives in mediation, and non-lawyer mediators. An extensive Teacher’s Manual offers suggested syllabi, teaching notes, simulations, discussion pointers, and exam and paper suggestions for each chapter. The Second Edition showcases recent case developments in mediation and adds selections from the latest law review and practical writings on new forms and applications of the processes. New material on cultural diversity also includes coverage of international and intercultural mediation. New problem sets appear in the text, and new simulations are found in the Teacher's Manual. Features: comprehensive current coverage of mediation law and policy case examples practice guidelines for mediators and attorney representatives authors are leading scholars and award-winning teachers in this area presents critiques of mediation as well as its promise and potential practical, problem-solving approach both analytical and behavioral approaches varying gender, race, and cultural contexts can be used across the field lawyer-mediators lawyer-representatives in mediation non-lawyer mediators suggested syllabi teaching notes simulations discussion pointers exam and paper suggestions for each chapter Thoroughly updated, the revised Second Edition presents: recent case developments in mediation and related processes selections from latest law review and practical writings on new forms and applications of mediation processes new materials on cultural diversity and international and intercultural mediation

Negotiation

Author: Carrie J Menkel-Meadow
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454818913
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A distinguished team of leaders in the field of dispute resolution offers a thorough treatment of negotiation skills, ethics, and problem-solving techniques. Comprehensive and current, Negotiation: Processes for Problem Solving covers the theory, skills, ethical issues, and legal and policy analyses relevant to all key areas of negotiation practice. Carefully selected cases are supported by key readings, from critical articles and empirical studies to statutes and regulations. An extensive Teacher’s Manual delivers problems, role-plays, sample syllabi, notes, and lists of supplemental materials. New research is distilled for use by law students and practicing lawyers. New and complex examples from international negotiation problems come from both private and public environments. The Second Edition explores new forms of complex negotiation in international, multi-party and diverse settings and considers negotiators as problem-solving lawyers. The text is perfectly suited to free standing negotiation courses in American and foreign law schools. New problem sets appear in the text, and new simulations are found in the Teacher's Manual Features: a thorough treatment of negotiation skills, ethics, and problem-solving techniques comprehensive, current coverage theory skills ethical issues legal and policy analyses relevant to all key areas of negotiation practice distinguished authors are leaders in the field of dispute resolution carefully selected cases supported by key readings, from critical articles and empirical studies to statutes and regulations problems role-plays sample syllabi notes lists of supplemental materials Thoroughly updated, the revised Second Edition presents: latest interdisciplinary approaches to negotiation, including new empirical studies on-line negotiation social and cognitive psychology gender and negotiation, and multiple party negotiation new negotiation research distilled for law students and practicing lawyers deeper discussion of negotiators as problem-solving lawyers new and complex examples from international negotiation problems in both private and public environments new forms of complex negotiation in international, multi-party, and diverse settings Excellent for use in free-standing negotiation courses in American and foreign law schools.

The Practice of Mediation

Author: Douglas N. Frenkel
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454821434
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First published in 2008,The Practice of Mediation: A Video-Integrated Text was the first book to combine in-depth textual analysis of the mediation process with videos illustrating the stages of the mediation process and the many constituent skills of effective mediators. Written in a highly accessible and conversational style, the text provides students a sophisticated understanding of the negotiation process and the barriers to conflict resolution. Accompanied by video of three unscripted mediated disputes, based on actual cases, the presentation allows students to see what they are reading about, preparing them for all major approaches to mediation. The Second Edition of this widely adopted text contains new and expanded coverage of on-line mediation, cross-cultural mediation and co-mediation, as well as new, non-legal examples of the use of mediation. It includes a revised and expanded discussion of effective persuasion and problem solving, based on cutting edge social science research findings. And it expands the video content from 6 to 7 hours, by including a new, full-length video of the text s high-conflict child custody study, illustrating the stages of the process in sequence. Features of The Practice of Mediation: Accessible, conversational style. Provides students with a sophisticated conceptual understanding of the negotiation process and the cognitive, psychological and strategic barriers to conflict resolution. Teaches about the mediation process from the inside out, breaking down the skills of effective mediation into their component parts. Offers close analysis of major ethical and role issues that mediators encounter. Prepares students for all of the major approaches to mediation. Includes a self-contained chapter with video extracts on representing clients in mediation Includes seven hours of online video, depicting nine professional mediators, with different backgrounds and orientations, mediating three different cases, often with very different results. The video extracts are fully integrated with the text, enabling students to see what they are reading about as they read it. The online video saves precious classroom time, allowing viewing and analysis outside of class. The three cases depicted in the video are based on real, mediated disputes: A child custody case. A small-claims consumer dispute between a homeowner and a kitchen contractor. A complex negligence suit filed by a tenant against his former landlord after an intruder robbed him at knifepoint. The video includes an extended comparative example of facilitative and evaluative mediation of the same matter. Mediators and lawyers perform as they would in the actual case. Professional actors portray the role of the disputants in an extremely realistic fashion.

Mediation

Author: Dwight Golann
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454876026
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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With an emphasis on the practical, Mediation: The Roles of Advocate and Neutral, Third Edition, integrates theory with skills and strategies, ethics, and multiple practice applications to teach students about mediation and how to represent clients effectively in the process. This next-generation casebook includes all of the mediation material in Resolving Disputes as well as selected materials from the negotiation and hybrid sections. It expands the mediation coverage in the survey casebook, focusing on psychological barriers, techniques of conducting legal mediation, and how to use mediation as a litigator. Lastly, the third edition of Mediation adds coverage not available in the survey book, including exploration of cognitive obstacles, subtle emotional issues, methods of facilitating positional bargaining and disagreements over legal issues, and policy issues affecting mediation. Features: Expanded discussion of how cognitive barriers and emotions such as grief and loss can impact settlement. Examples showing how lawyers sometimes act as informal mediators. A chapter that place caucus, no-caucus, all-caucus and transformative models of mediation side by side, allowing teachers to compare and contrast processes. The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. In order to receive access to the hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations found in the Examples & Explanations, you will need to purchase a new print casebook.

Dispute Resolution

Author: Carrie Menkel-Meadow
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 9780735589193
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Dispute Resolution: Beyond the Adversarial Model, Second Edition, takes a comprehensive look at the current state of Dispute Resolution by incorporating key aspects of the negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and hybrid processes: the theoretical frameworks that define the processes, the skills needed to practice them, the ethical issues implicated in their uses, and the legal and policy analyses surrounding each process. Key features of this casebook, which takes a practical approach to dispute resolution as problem solving, are: authors are among the leading scholars and teachers in the field of Dispute Resolution, recognized for their scholarship, teaching, practice, policy making, and standard drafting comprehensive, current coverage. The theory, skills, ethical issues, and legal and policy analyses relevant to key areas of contemporary DR practice are thoroughly covered using a rich range of up-to-date cases and readings students are engaged as active participants in resolving human and legal problems, using individual or combined resolution processes in varying gender, race, and cultural contexts multi-party and complex issue dispute resolution covered readings balance theory and theory-in-use and include cases, behaviorally and critically based articles, examples, empirical studies, relevant statutory and other regulatory material to illuminate the challenge of balancing rules and laws with the economic and emotional constraints inherent in disputes challenging, relevant readings include a wide range of perspectives, from Fisher, Ury, and Patton's Getting to Yes, Raiffa's Art and Science of Negotiation, and Mary Parker Follett on creative conflict . Key cases include Gilmer v. Interstate/Johnson Lane Corp. and Supreme Court s 2009 arbitration decisions such as Hall Street & Penn Plaza New to the Second Edition: deep and comprehensive coverage in a more compactly edited, shorter form new cases, articles, empirical studies, and other materials in all areas of arbitration, negotiation, mediation, and hybrids ethics, skills, and policy issues combined with law and theory of different processes focus on modern uses of dispute resolution multi-party, in court, private, complex, as well as basic dispute resolution Offering a continued focus on practical problem solving, nested in theory-in-use of different dispute processes, Dispute Resolution: Beyond the Adversarial Model, is an invaluable teaching tool, appropriate for any skills-oriented clinic or class using practicums and simulations.

Lawyer Negotiation

Author: Jay Folberg
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454876018
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Designed to prepare law students to negotiate knowledgeably and successfully as lawyers representing clients, Lawyer Negotiation: Theory, Practice, and Law, Third Edition, features an integrated approach that combines theory, skills, negotiation strategy, ethics, and law. A very readable, interesting, and lively text for any law school Negotiation course, this book reflects the authors' experience as negotiators, mediators, ADR teachers, and trainers. Interesting notes, thoughtful problems and provocative questions throughout the text raise practical negotiation challenges and policy issues. Excerpts from other leading authors are included, allowing for diverse ideas to be presented on negotiation techniques, and eliminating the need for supplemental material. In addition, examples are included from cases, literature, and the authors' files. Key Features: Retains the same popular format as previous editions while incorporating user recommendations. Updated and new excerpts from leading experts presenting different views on practice challenges. Fresh notes and examples. Additional coverage on causes of conflict, heuristics, the role of emotions, and decision science. New material on telephone, email, and cyber negotiation More helpful advice for effectively representing clients and negotiating in mediation

Resolving Disputes

Author: Jay Folberg
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454877294
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Resolving Disputes: Theory, Practice, and Law, Third Edition, features a logical four-part organization that covers negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and hybrid approaches, which prepares law students to represent clients in all forms of alternative dispute resolution. Drawing on the authors decades of experience as teachers, neutrals, and ADR trainers, this casebook provides vivid examples presented from headline cases, literature, and the authors files. In addition, it offers excerpts from other leading authors so that diverse ideas are juxtaposed on major issues. The text integrates coverage of law, ethics, and practice and interesting notes, thoughtful problems and provocative questions throughout the text illustrate the role of the attorney, the perspective of the client and practical challenges. Key Features: Retains the same popular format as previous editions while incorporating user recommendations. Updated and new excerpts from leading experts presenting different views on challenging topics. Fresh notes and examples from actual cases. Additional coverage on causes of conflict, heuristics, the role of emotions, and decision science. A single chapter now contrasts commercial, no-caucus and transformative mediation techniques. Completely revised arbitration section, features interesting new material and engaging exercises. Presents practical information on drafting arbitration agreements, selecting arbitrators, and procedures. Recent legislative and judicial developments in arbitration law, award enforcement, and fairness issues. New treatment of hybrid ADR and dispute systems design. The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. In order to receive access to the hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations found in the Examples & Explanations, you will need to purchase a new print casebook.

Dispute Resolution

Author: Stephen B. Goldberg
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454822910
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This comprehensive casebook provides overviews, critical examinations and analyses of the application of ADR s three main processes for settling legal disputes without litigation-- negotiation, mediation, and arbitration-as well as the issues raised as these processes are combined, modified and applied. Using classic and contemporary simulations and questions, it allows students to evaluate, critique and practice the various dispute resolution techniques in use today. The Sixth Edition has been updated to reflect recent developments in empirical mediation research, including latest research on what makes a mediator successful. It re-examines the law of arbitration in light of recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings and offers more practice-related issues, questions and exercises- including emerging processes such as mediation-arbitration and online dispute resolution. Hallmark features: Thorough, systematic coverage, moving from overviews to critical analysis, application, evaluation, and practice. Distinguished, experienced author team. Direct, accessible writing. Wealth of simulations and questions that allow students to evaluate, prepare for, and practice, the various dispute resolution techniques ADR Research Guide in appendix. The revised Sixth Edition includes: More practice-related issues. The role and applications of modern technology in ADR. International applications of ADR processes. Updated synthesis of empirical mediation research, including the latest research on what makes a mediator successful. Full re-examination of the law of arbitration in light of recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings on arbitrability, preemption, judicial review, and process. Use of the principles of dispute system design as an organizing theme for examining variants on basic ADR processes. Updated materials on legal issues related to court orders to use dispute resolution, regulation of mediation, and mediation confidentiality. New questions and exercises, including exercises in mediation-arbitration and online dispute resolution.

Mediation Ethics

Author: Ellen Waldman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118001346
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Mediation Ethics is a groundbreaking text that offers conflict resolution professionals a much-needed resource for traversing the often disorienting landscape of ethical decision making. Edited by mediation expert Ellen Waldman, the book is filled with illustrative case studies and authoritative commentaries by mediation specialists that offer insight for handling ethical challenges with clarity and deliberateness. Waldman begins with an introductory discussion on mediation's underlying values, its regulatory codes, and emerging models of practice. Subsequent chapters treat ethical dilemmas known to vex even the most experienced practitioner: power imbalance, conflicts of interest, confidentiality, attorney misconduct, cross-cultural conflict, and more. In each chapter, Waldman analyzes the competing values at stake and introduces a challenging case, which is followed by commentaries by leading mediation scholars who discuss how they would handle the case and why. Waldman concludes each chapter with a synthesis that interprets the commentators' points of agreement and explains how different operating premises lead to different visions of what an ethical mediator should do in a given case setting. Evaluative, facilitative, narrative, and transformative mediators are all represented. Together, the commentaries showcase the vast diversity that characterizes the field today and reveal the link between mediator philosophy, method, and process of ethical deliberation. Commentaries by Harold Abramson Phyllis Bernard John Bickerman Melissa Brodrick Dorothy J. Della Noce Dan Dozier Bill Eddy Susan Nauss Exon Gregory Firestone Dwight Golann Art Hinshaw Jeremy Lack Carol B. Liebman Lela P. Love Julie Macfarlane Carrie Menkel-Meadow Bruce E. Meyerson Michael Moffitt Forrest S. Mosten Jacqueline Nolan-Haley Bruce Pardy Charles Pou Mary Radford R. Wayne Thorpe John Winslade Roger Wolf Susan M. Yates

Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law

Author: Lisa G. Lerman
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454897597
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Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law, Concise Fourth Edition is the briefer version of Lerman and Schrag’s highly successful problem-based textbook that offers a contemporary and thoughtful approach to challenging ethical dilemmas, encouraging deep analysis and lively class discussion. Key Features: Succinct and accessible explanation of lawyer law in question and answer format Numerous problems based on actual cases, in which students must analyze the ethical and strategic issues as if they were practicing lawyers Focus on issues that students are most likely to face in their early years of practice Stimulating presentation of materials, including cartoons, tables, and photos New to the Fourth Edition: Updates of countless recent developments in lawyer law, including the amendments to Rules 1.6, 1.18 and 8.4 Up-to-date discussions of how the Internet is affecting law practice, including the use of e-mail and social media Engaging two-color design New chapter on the changing legal profession Reorganized so that the chapters match the practice MPRE questions in Lerman, Schrag, and Gupta’s Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law: Model Rules, State Variations and Practice Questions.