MDR 614 The Practice of Arbitration
The course covers key legal principles important to the practice of arbitration in a variety of transactions and settings. The students will learn how to prepare for and conduct an arbitration hearing from the commencement of the process through the rendition of an arbitration award including the pre-hearing conference, development of a procedural order and setting a timetable for arbitration. The course will provide students with the ability to identify and explain issues or process choices likely to arise during the course of an arbitration and understand the kinds of remedies available in arbitration and ways of framing arbitration awards, and what happens after an award is rendered. The course will teach the students how to differentiate between ethical and unethical practices in arbitration and identify potential ethical dilemmas and solutions.