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Law in a Nutshell: Mediation Law

  • Edition : 3rd ed., 2015
  • Author(s) : Kovach
    • ISBN: 9780314291523
    • SKU: 50285
    • Condition: New
    • Format: Paperback


    List Price: $60.00

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The chief purpose of Law In A Nutshell: Mediation 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.

Table of Contents includes:
Mediation Distinguished From Other Dispute Resolution Processes;
The Mediation Process;
Mediation as Facilitation of Negotiation;
Getting to the Mediation;
The Obligation to Mediate;
Issues Surrounding Mediator Neutrality and Impartiality;
Confidentiality in Mediation;
Issues Surrounding the Mediation Agreement;
Ethical Considerations;
Regulation of Mediators: Development of the Profession;
Specialized Applications of Mediation;
Derivative, Combination and Hybrid Processes.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and Mediation is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.