Dispute Resolution and Legal Process LL.M. Specialization

          Hastings' Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution works with the Office of International & Graduate Programs to provide the Dispute Resolution and Legal Process LL.M. Specialization for foreign students. By specializing in Dispute Resolution, LL.M. students can take advantage of the many courses and other learning opportunities that CNDR offers.

          Courses

          Required

          LL.M students are required take either Negotiation & Settlement (3 units) OR Negotiation & Mediation: Process & Practice (4 units) to obtain the Dispute Resolution LL.M. Specialization. Both of these courses provide theoretical background to Alternative Dispute Resolution, with multiple opportunities for interactive learning through role plays, discussions, video presentations and writing assignments. It is recommended that LL.M. students enroll in one of these courses their first semester at Hastings, as they are the prerequisite for many of our elective and advanced courses. LL.M students must take a total of 12 credits for the completion of the specialization.

          Elective & Advanced

          • Advanced Dispute Resolution: Complex Multiparty Processes
          • Advanced Dispute Resolution: Conflict, Emotion, Mindfulness & "Lie Detection"
          • Advanced Dispute Resolution: Culture, Identity & Discrimination
          • Advanced Negotiation: The Art of the Deal
          • Alternative Dispute Resolution Board
          • Alternative Dispute Resolution Seminar
          • Arbitration
          • Civil Procedure II
          • Civil Justice Mediation Clinic
          • Dispute System Design
          • Effective Representation in Mediation
          • Facilitation for Attorneys
          • Intercollegiate ADR Competitions
          • International Commercial ArbitrationSeminar
          • International Negotiation & Dispute Settlement
          • Judicial Settlement Conference
          • Mediation
          • Problem Solving & Professional Judgment in Practice
          • Roles & Ethics in Practice
          For more information about these courses, please see Classes & Clinics