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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
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Resolving Disputes: Theory Practice and Law 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9781454838746
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780735589018
Published: April 2016
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardcover
Price: Price on Application

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.