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Fall 2021 Seminar

Dispute Systems Design Clinical Seminar

Required Clinic Component Harvard Dispute Systems Design Clinic (3-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you in this required course.

Additional Co-/Pre-Requisites: Negotiation Workshop is recommended, but not required. 

By Permission: No.

Add/Drop Deadline: August 13, 2021.

LLM Students: LLM students may apply to the clinic through the LLM General Clinic Application.

This 2-credit seminar is the required classroom component for students doing work through the Dispute Systems Design Clinic during the fall of 2021. Students will read and discuss works related to the various models for conducting conflict assessments, designing dispute systems, and advising clients. In addition, readings and discussions will focus on the practical and ethical quandaries and special challenges faced by professionals in conflict resolution, mediation, and dispute systems design. Some sessions will require students to present problems related to the clinical work in which they are currently engaged to the members of the class for discussion and brainstorming.