Practical Lawyering Skills
587: Arbitration Workshop
This class is taught by Professor Terry Moritz and meets on four Friday and Saturday afternoons. The 2014 class will be held Oct. 31-Nov. 1 and Nov. 7-8.
The workshop will focus on the substantive and procedural components of commercial arbitration in the United States. The class will address established principles of arbitration law, the various types of arbitrations, the rules governing arbitration, the role of counsel in the arbitration process, as well as the power, responsibilities and ethical requirements of an arbitrator. The course will combine a traditional lecture format with practical arbitration experience and video presentations designed to provide the student with both a firm substantive basis in arbitration, as well as clinical experience workshop problem solving. The course includes participation in a mock arbitration.