CHAPTER 3 - CHAPTER 3 DISPUTE RESOLUTION QUOTES Through the...

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CHAPTER 3 DISPUTE RESOLUTION
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QUOTES “Through the centuries, men of law have been persistently concerned with the resolution of disputes … in ways that enable society to achieve its goals with a minimum of force and maximum of reason.” Archibald Cox, Professor of Law, Harvard
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LEGAL COMIC
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THREE FUNDAMENTAL AREAS OF LAW Alternative Dispute Resolution, Structure of our court systems, civil lawsuits Dispute Prevention You have a chance to go broke twice in your life: once when you lose a lawsuit, the other time when you win Takes careful planning Litigation v. Alternative Dispute Resolution Litigation refers to lawsuits, the process of filing claims in court and ultimately going to trial. Alternative Dispute Resolution is any other formal or informal process used to settle disputes without resorting to trial.
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ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION Negotiation Can happen either personally or through lawyers Mediation Neutral person, called the mediator, attempts to coax the two disputing parties toward a voluntary settlement The mediator does not issue a decision Offers the strongest “win-win” potential
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ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION Arbitration Parties agree to bring in a neutral third party, and this arbitrator has the power to impose an award Usually faster and cheaper than litigation Parties give up some rights that litigants would have (ex: discovery) Mandatory Arbitration Parties agree in advance to arbitrate any dispute that may arise
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COURT SYSTEMS State Courts Trial Courts One judge and often (but not always) a jury Trial courts determine the facts of a particular
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course BA 2301 taught by Professor Mattpolze during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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CHAPTER 3 - CHAPTER 3 DISPUTE RESOLUTION QUOTES Through the...

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