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Negotiation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Sports Law: Advanced Contract Drafting

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-home This course will provide students the opportunity to negotiate and draft agreements that a lawyer advising a…

  • Tibet and China

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This Reading Group will focus on the question of and solutions for Tibet. It will look at the historical…

  • Re-imagining global order as Asia re-emerges

    September 21, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The re-emergence of Asia is posing conceptual and practical challenges to understandings of and frameworks for global order that…

  • Engaging China

    September 21, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This one unit course will examine the role that China has been playing in a world order in flux.

  • Dispute Systems Design Clinical Seminar

    September 20, 2022

    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…

  • Harvard Dispute Systems Design Clinic

    September 20, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic may fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement depending on project assignment. Please contact the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono

  • Polarities: The Power of “Both/And” in Law and Leadership

    September 20, 2022

    Prerequisite: Open to students who have completed the Negotiation Workshop in the past, or are registered to take it in the 2022-2023 academic year Exam

  • Harvard Dispute Systems Design Clinic

    September 19, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic may fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement depending on project assignment. Please contact the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono

  • Designing Dispute Systems for Justice

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar is designed to help students learn and interrogate the theory and practice of dispute systems design (DSD).

  • International Human Rights Clinic

    September 19, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Students in the fall clinic must enroll in one of

  • International Human Rights Clinic – 3L Leadership Training with Advanced Seminar

    September 19, 2022

    Required Class Component: Strategic Leadership & Advanced Human Rights Advocacy (2 fall classroom credits). Once a student is accepted into this clinic, the Office of…

  • Semester in Human Rights

    September 19, 2022

    Required Class Component: Strategic Leadership & Advanced Human Rights Advocacy (2 fall classroom credits). Once a student is accepted into this clinic, the Office of…

  • When to Talk and When to Fight

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam By definition, equality and justice underscore our legal system. We face questions like: How do we apply the law…

  • Advanced Negotiation: Fugitive Negotiation

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisite: Negotiation Workshop Students who are registered for the Negotiation Workshop in the Winter or Spring are eligible to take Fugitive Negotiation this Fall. Exam

  • The Power of Alignment: Where the Business World is Going and How Negotiators Can Shape the Deals Being Done

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: For JD students, you must have completed Mediation or the Negotiation Workshop previously. There are no prerequisites for LLM students. Exam Type: No Exam…

  • Legal Profession – The New Market for Personal Legal Services: Ethical and Professional Challenges

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Whether in solo, small firm or not for profit legal aid offices, new modes of serving clients of modest…

  • Legal Profession: Collaborative Law

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-Home
    In addition to the final exam, students will submit a one-page reading response for each class.

  • Bankruptcy

    September 19, 2022

    Co-requisite: Students without prior basic exposure to business should normally take Corporations concurrently. Exam Type: In Class This basic bankruptcy course covers the major…

  • Legal Policies, Randomized Control Trials, and Ethics

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: Students who have completed either of the following Spring 2021 reading groups, Evaluating Criminal Justice Reform or Legal Policies, Randomized Control Trials, and Ethics,…

  • Mediation Clinical Seminar

    September 19, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Harvard Mediation Clinic (1 clinical credit). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you in…

  • How Wars End: The Role of Negotiation

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam It is commonly thought that wars end after a decisive military battle produces to a conclusive victory – one…

  • Mediation Clinic

    September 19, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Mediation Clinical Seminar (1 classroom credit). This clinic and…

  • Dispute Systems Design Clinical Seminar

    September 19, 2022

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

  • Harvard Legal Aid Bureau 2L

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Introduction to Advocacy: Ethics and Skills in Clinical Practice (1…

  • Contract Design

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites:None Exam Type: No Exam Student Welcome Video Good contracts create value by giving parties the right incentives to achieve their goals. A…

  • International Human Rights Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component:Students in the spring clinic must enroll in either Human Rights…

  • Family Law

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type:No Exam We will study the increasingly complex “marriage system,” in which new forms of adult relationship join marriage in the legal…

  • Financial and Legal Needs of Low and Moderate Income Households

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam: No Exam The seminar will examine the opportunities and perils in consumer financial services available to low and moderate income households. We…

  • Sports Law Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will not fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: This clinic requires that students have taken at least…

  • Legal Profession – The New Market for Personal Legal Services: Ethical and Professional Challenges

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Whether in solo, small firm or not for profit legal aid offices, new modes of serving clients of modest…

  • Making Rights Real: The Ghana Project Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Students are required to enroll in 1 spring clinical credit. Students will have…

  • Making Rights Real: The Ghana Project

    September 14, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Making Rights Real: The Ghana Project Clinic (1 required or 1 required + 1 optional spring clinical credits). This clinic and course…

  • Advanced Negotiation: Money, Negotiation & You

    September 14, 2022

    Pre/Co-requisites: Negotiation Workshop Exam Type: No Exam Money and other quantifiable outcomes grab our attention, and are the simplest yardstick by which negotiation outcomes are…

  • Harvard Legal Aid Bureau 3L

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will count towards the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Advanced Clinical Practice (1 fall classroom credit + 1…

  • Negotiation Workshop

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam *Cross-Registrants: Please note that cross-registrants interested in taking the Workshop must participate in the online application process for the…

  • Failed Corporations: A Post-Mortem

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: Corporations is a required prerequisite and a course in bankruptcy or corporate reorganizations will be helpful, although not required. LLM students with experience in…

  • Bankruptcy

    September 14, 2022

    Pre/Corequisite: Students without prior basic exposure to business should normally take Corporations concurrently. Exam Type: In Class This is a comprehensive survey of the…

  • Diversity and Dispute Resolution

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam

    There will be no final exam or research paper – instead, students will write a 300-500 word…

  • Mediation

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The primary focus of this experiential learning course is on developing mediation skills — as a mediator and also…

  • Judicial Process in Trial Courts Clinical Seminar

    September 14, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Judicial Process in Trial Courts Clinic (2-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will…

  • Introduction to Advocacy: Civil Legal Aid Ethics, Theory, and Practice

    September 14, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Harvard Legal Aid Bureau 2L (4 fall clinical credits + 4 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment…

  • Sports and the Law: Representing the Professional Athlete

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-Home

    Class participation and successful completion of weekly assignments will count for a significant portion of the…

  • Sports Law Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will not fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: This clinic requires that students have taken at least…

  • Advanced Negotiation: Multiparty Negotiation, Group Decision Making, and Teams

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: Negotiation Workshop Exam Type: No Exam All lawyers work in environments that present opportunities to work with multiple parties – whether across the table,…

  • Transitional Justice: Dispute Systems Design and Durable Peace

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam
    Paper in lieu of exam
    After periods of widespread conflict or repression, the regular justice system of a…