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Main Title Alternative dispute resolution in a nutshell.
Author Nolan-Haley, Jacqueline M.,
Publisher Thomson/West,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 209740673
ISBN 9780314180148 (alk. paper); 0314180141 (alk. paper)
Subjects Dispute resolution (Law)--United States. ; Bemiddeling. ; Arbitrage. ; Verenigde Staten.
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EMAM  KF9084.N653 2008 Region 6 Library/Dallas,TX 08/23/2011
Edition 3rd ed.
Collation xxiv, 490 p. ; 19 cm.
Notes
Includes index. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Table of cases -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- 1: Overview -- 2: Why study ADR? -- 3: Background of the alternative dispute resolution movement -- Chapter 2: Negotiation -- 1: Introduction -- 2: Definitions and concepts -- A: Dispute and deal-making negotiation -- B: Distributive and integrative bargaining -- 3: Approaches to negotiation -- A: In general -- 1: Adversarial approach -- 2: Problem-solving approach -- B: Negotiation approaches in practice -- 4: Stages of the negotiation process -- A: Planning and analysis -- B: Exchanging information -- C: Concessions and compromise -- D: Reaching agreement -- E: Barriers to settlement -- F: Role of emotions in negotiation -- G: Role of culture in negotiations -- 5: Ethical issues in negotiation -- A: Relationship with clients -- B: Truthfulness -- C: Misrepresentation -- D: Threats -- 6: Legal aspects of negotiation -- A: Settlement agreement -- 1: Policy favoring settlement -- i: Agreement -- ii: Consideration -- iii: Legality -- 2: Validity of settlement agreements -- i: In general -- ii: Guaranteed verdict agreements -- 3: Court approval of settlement agreements -- B: Protecting confidentiality in negotiation -- C: Incentives for settlement -- 1: Judicial settlement conferences -- 2: Rule 68 FRCP -- Chapter 3: Mediation -- 1: Overview -- A: Definition -- B: Advantages and disadvantages of mediation -- 1: Advantages -- 2: Disadvantages -- 2: Mediation process -- A: Specific activities -- 1: Mediator's introduction -- 2: Mediator assists parties with information exchange and bargaining -- B: Drafting the mediation agreement -- C: Role of the mediator -- D: Mediator skills -- 1: Listening -- 2: Questioning -- 3: Observation -- 4: Reframing -- 5: Cultural awareness -- E: Mediator requirements -- 3: Ethical concerns -- A: In general -- B: Good faith requirements -- C: Maintaining the integrity of mediation -- D: Mandatory mediation programs -- E: Ethical concerns for the lawyer-mediator -- 1: Conflict of interest -- 2: Advertising -- 4: Mediation and the law -- A: Role of law -- B: Informed consent in mediation -- C: Lawyers and mediation -- 1: Pre-mediation client counseling -- 2: Representing clients in mediation -- 3: Lawyer as mediator -- D: Legal issues -- 1: Confidentiality -- i: Evidentiary exclusionary rules -- ii: Privilege -- iii: Contract -- iv: Protective orders -- v: Court mediation program rules -- 2: Enforceability -- i: Agreements to mediate future disputes -- ii: Agreements reached in mediation -- 3: Liability of mediators -- i: Tort liability based in negligence -- ii: Liability issues in the caucus -- iii: Contract liability -- iv: Immunity -- 4: Unauthorized practice of law restrictions -- 5: Mediation approaches in a litigated case: one example -- A: Some indications for mediation -- B: Possible mediation approaches -- Chapter 4: Arbitration -- 1: Introduction -- 2: Historical perspective -- 3: Traditional model of arbitration -- 4: Compulsory arbitration -- 1: Public sector arbitration -- 2: Court-annexed arbitration -- 3: Medical malpractice arbitration -- 4: Employment arbitration -- 5: Arbitration definitions -- 1: Interest and rights arbitration -- 2: Administered and non-administered arbitration -- 3: Final offer arbitration -- 4: Tripartite arbitration -- 6: Legal issues -- 1: Arbitrability -- i: Substantive arbitrability -- ii: Procedural arbitrability -- 2: Separability -- 3: Federalism concerns -- 4: Adhesion and unconscionability -- 7: Arbitration proceeding -- 1: Provisional relief -- 2: Initiating arbitration -- 3: Selection of arbitrators -- i: Qualifications of the arbitrator -- ii: Arbitral immunity -- iii: Testimonial immunity -- 4: Arbitration hearing -- 5: Law applied by the arbitrator -- 6: Arbitration ethics -- 8: Arbitration award -- 1: Judicial review of the arbitration award under the FAA -- 2: Venue -- 3: Punitive damages -- 4: Res Judicata, collateral estoppel and arbitration -- 9: International arbitration -- Chapter 5: Dispute Resolution In The Court System -- 1: Court-annexed arbitration -- 2: Court-annexed mediation -- 3: Summary jury trial -- 1: Overview -- 2: Governing principles -- 3: Summary jury trial process -- 4: Major advantages of the summary jury trial -- 5: Criticisms of the summary jury trial -- 6: Case law development -- i: Power to compel parties to participate -- ii: Right of access -- iii: Authority of the court to empanel the advisory jury -- 4: Early neutral evaluation -- 1: Overview -- 2: How ENE operates -- 3: On the merits -- 5: Magistrates, special masters, and neutral experts -- 1: Magistrates -- 2: Special masters -- 3: Neutral experts -- 6: Restorative justice: ADR in the criminal law contexts -- Chapter 6: Hybrid Dispute Resolution Procedures -- 1: Mini-trial -- 1: Definition -- 2: Structure of a mini-trial -- 3: Settlement discussions -- 4: Appropriate use of the mini-trial -- 2: Reference procedures -- 3: MED-ARB -- 4: Negotiated rulemaking -- 5: Ombudsperson -- 6: Conciliation -- 7: Online dispute resolution -- 8: Consensus building -- 9: Dispute review boards -- Appendices -- A: Federal rules of evidence-rule 408 -- B: Federal rules of civil procedure-rule 16 -- C: Federal rules of civil procedure-rule 68 -- D: Model standards of practice for family and divorce mediation (August 2000) -- E: Model standards of conduct for mediators -- F: American arbitration association commercial arbitration rules and commercial mediation procedures -- G: Mandated participation and settlement coercion: dispute resolution as it relates to the courts -- H: Ethical standards of professional responsibility for the society of professionals in dispute resolution -- I: Uniform arbitration act -- J: Federal arbitration act -- K: Revised Uniform arbitration act (2000) -- L: Demand for arbitration -- M: Task force on alternative dispute resolution in employment, due process protocol -- N: Code of ethics for arbitrators in commercial disputes -- O: Model rules of professional conduct, client-lawyer relationship, rule 1-12 -- P: Model rules of professional conduct, advocate, rule 3-3 -- Q: Model rules of professional conduct, law firms and associations, rule 5-5 -- R: Uniform mediation act -- Index. From the Publisher: The chief purpose of this book is to expand your knowledge beyond the "one size fits all" litigation mentality and to help you appreciate alternative dispute resolution (ADR). This text facilitates an understanding of the wide variety of these procedures that can better suit clients' needs. Negotiation, mediation and arbitration, have been practiced for hundreds of years. They have achieved a new popularity today. The text provides the scope and highlights you need to excel in understanding this field. This will enable you to answer exam questions more quickly and accurately, and enhance your skills as an attorney. Introduction -- Negotiation -- Mediation -- Arbitration -- Dispute resolution in the court system -- Hybrid dispute resolution procedures -- Appendices.