Mediation, ADR, and Arbitration
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This is a featured Texas title Collaborative law : Start to finish
By State Bar of Texas. State Bar of Texas. 2014 Edition. 2014.
"This book discusses the practicalities of the collaborative law practice and its use in both family law and other civil cases. It includes forms to help the practitioner working on a case, as well as essential documents about the collaborative process and its history." -President's letter
By Nolan-Haley, Jacqueline M. West. Fifth edition. 2021.
"This title presents a concise summary of alternatives to the court adjudication of disputes. On-point discussion facilitates an understanding of the wide variety of options available that can better suit a client's needs, such as negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and various mixed mode hybrids such as arb-med, med-arb, consensus-building as well as court-connected processes. Particular attention is focused on the legal and ethical issues associated with negotiation, mediation and arbitration. Other topics include dispute system design, implicit bias, repeat player bias, and third-party funding. Each chapter contains a bibliography. This is a must read for anyone interested in the field of dispute resolution." - publisher's description
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By Carbonneau, Thomas E. West Academic Publishing. Fifth edition. 2021.
"This Nutshell on arbitration addresses freedom of contract, federal preemption, and universal arbitrability. It conveys a thorough sense of the relevant case law and applicable rules. It describes the unique features of the various forms of arbitration and covers the current debate about arbitration." - publisher's description
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Latest received: Automatic updates. National Consumer Law Center with the Public Justice Foundation. Eighth edition. c2020-.
"In almost every area of consumer litigation today, the first question is whether the case can be forced into binding arbitration. This treatise now in its eighth edition is the definitive treatment on the subject, written by some of today’s most active consumer attorneys in the field." - publisher's description
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By Stoner, Katherine E. Nolo. Sixth edition. 2021.
If you are trying to avoid legal bills and headaches during your divorce, this book can assist in guiding you through a negotiated divorce through means of mediation and/or collaboration.
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By Ferrari, Franco. West Academic Publishing. First edition. 2020.
"Foreign direct investment ("FDI") is a key pillar of the world's global economy. International investment law comprises the rules regarding the protection of investors engaging in FDI activities. This book summarizes the current legal regime of international investment protection and the challenges that lie ahead of it. Its ambition is to provide a concise introduction to the key substantive and procedural standards of international investment protection." - publisher's description
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By Nolan, Dennis R. West Academic Publishing. Fourth edition. 2020.
"Labor and employment arbitration law simplified. Authoritative coverage provides a description of the origin, development, and practice of labor and employment arbitration. Text focuses on the fundamentals of the labor and employment arbitration process and explores the major arbitration law issues, their importance, and the conflicting opinions on them." - publisher's description
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By Teply, Larry. West Academic Publishing. Third edition. 2016.
"Follows the entire process from opening negotiations to settlement. Text first introduces negotiation in law practice and representing a client in legal negotiation. Covers the basic types of legal negotiations, case evaluation, and preparation. Also addresses the types of legal disputes that should not be negotiated. Examines negotiating styles and strategies, as well as the stages of legal negotiation." - publisher's description
By Kovach, Kimberlee K. West Academic Publishing. Third edition. 2014.
"This title provides a comprehensive, yet concise examination of the primary aspects of mediation practice. In doing so, the book considers the legal, philosophical, policy and practical issues surrounding mediation use. Matters include issues such as levels of participation in mediation, enforceability of mediated agreements, regulation of practice including ethical issues, and a survey of the specialized applications of mediation. The extent and limits of confidentiality are examined along with consideration of the Uniform Mediation Act. Each chapter also contains an extensive bibliography and listing of the leading cases in each subject area. " - publisher's description
By Doskow, Emily. Nolo. 8th edition. 2020.
Information and guidance about the divorce process and steps of working with lawyers or mediators.
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By Ware, Stephen J. West Academic Publishing. Third edition. 2016.
"Provides a clear and reliable statement of the law and concepts central to ADR (arbitration, negotiation, mediation, and other processes). Its thorough coverage of arbitration law renders this challenging and rapidly-changing body of statutes and case law accessible to the student or lawyer. The chapters on negotiation and mediation treat the subjects from the perspectives of theory, practice, and legal doctrine." - publisher's description
By Ware, Stephen J. West Academic Publishing. 2017.
"The Concise Hornbook Principles of Arbitration Law is an authoritative and extensively cited treatise on arbitration. It thoroughly discusses general arbitration law—from federal preemption of state law to the formation, performance, and enforcement of arbitration agreements—and provides in-depth coverage of specialized law governing international arbitration and labor arbitration. The last few decades have witnessed the growth of a large body of legal doctrine—from statutes, judicial decisions, and other sources—focused on arbitration. This Concise Hornbook summarizes that body of law, so should be useful to lawyers and scholars researching arbitration law and to students learning about arbitration. This Concise Hornbook is designed to be used as the primary or secondary text in a law school course. Many teachers of arbitration design their courses to develop a wide array of practice skills, generally through the use of role-playing exercises. Because this book is clear and concise, …
By Pryor, Will. West Academic. 1st ed. 2014.
A Short & Happy Guide to Mediation is for lawyers who want better results from mediation, clients curious about an upcoming mediation, mediators who want to become more effective, and students who want to explore dispute resolution as a career.
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