Theory and Principles of Dispute Resolution
|Faculty/School:||Faculty of Law|
|Credit Value:||15 credit points|
|Subject Enquiries:||Faculty of Law|
Telephone: +61 7 5595 2008
|Study Abroad availability:||Not currently available to Study Abroad students|
|Subject Outline:||January 2013 [ Standard ]|
This subject deals with the theory and principles of dispute resolution with particular reference to current trends in Australia compared to several other jurisdictions. It examines theories of conflict and conflict management and considers comparativelythe strengths and shortcomings of litigation, arbitration, mediation, conciliation, mini-trial and neutral evaluation. It also deals with dispute systems design and the implications of conflict management developments for lawyers and the legal system.