JD | Juris Doctor

Online Law Courses offered in the Juris Doctor Program at CalSouthern

Below you’ll find a list of the required and elective law courses that make up the online Juris Doctor degree program at CalSouthern. The curriculum and course sequencing are designed to provide students with a solid legal education and prepare them to be successful on the State Bar of California Exams.

Required Core Courses

1L Required Courses

LAW 5167 Alternative Dispute Resolution

Credits : 4
This course surveys the variety of methods for dispute resolution including mediation, negotiation, mini trials, panel evaluations, voluntary arbitration, and the use of special masters. This course will help learners understand a variety of approaches to resolving legal disputes and to encourage them to view litigation, not as the norm, but simply as another means of resolving disputes.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Examine various alternative dispute resolution procedures, including negotiation, mediation, and arbitration.
  • Analyze variant fact patterns and recommend negotiation strategies.
  • Analyze variant fact patterns and determine whether mediation is an appropriate means of resolving disputes.
  • Examine arbitration and its application to various legal problems, including statutory and employment claims.
  • Combine and apply negotiation, mediation and arbitration to hypothetical fact patterns.
  • Examine the role of the courts in the alternative dispute resolution processes.
  • Examine confidentiality in the context of alternative dispute resolution.
  • Illustrate uses for alternative dispute resolution in the context of family disputes.
  • Propose uses of alternative dispute resolution in the context of public disputes.
  • Identify means to use alternative dispute resolution in international disputes.
  • Integrate alternative dispute resolution techniques.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain expectations from the course.
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2L, 3L & 4L Required Courses

LAW 5167 Alternative Dispute Resolution

Credits : 4
This course surveys the variety of methods for dispute resolution including mediation, negotiation, mini trials, panel evaluations, voluntary arbitration, and the use of special masters. This course will help learners understand a variety of approaches to resolving legal disputes and to encourage them to view litigation, not as the norm, but simply as another means of resolving disputes.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Examine various alternative dispute resolution procedures, including negotiation, mediation, and arbitration.
  • Analyze variant fact patterns and recommend negotiation strategies.
  • Analyze variant fact patterns and determine whether mediation is an appropriate means of resolving disputes.
  • Examine arbitration and its application to various legal problems, including statutory and employment claims.
  • Combine and apply negotiation, mediation and arbitration to hypothetical fact patterns.
  • Examine the role of the courts in the alternative dispute resolution processes.
  • Examine confidentiality in the context of alternative dispute resolution.
  • Illustrate uses for alternative dispute resolution in the context of family disputes.
  • Propose uses of alternative dispute resolution in the context of public disputes.
  • Identify means to use alternative dispute resolution in international disputes.
  • Integrate alternative dispute resolution techniques.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain expectations from the course.
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Elective Courses

LAW 5167 Alternative Dispute Resolution

Credits : 4
This course surveys the variety of methods for dispute resolution including mediation, negotiation, mini trials, panel evaluations, voluntary arbitration, and the use of special masters. This course will help learners understand a variety of approaches to resolving legal disputes and to encourage them to view litigation, not as the norm, but simply as another means of resolving disputes.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Examine various alternative dispute resolution procedures, including negotiation, mediation, and arbitration.
  • Analyze variant fact patterns and recommend negotiation strategies.
  • Analyze variant fact patterns and determine whether mediation is an appropriate means of resolving disputes.
  • Examine arbitration and its application to various legal problems, including statutory and employment claims.
  • Combine and apply negotiation, mediation and arbitration to hypothetical fact patterns.
  • Examine the role of the courts in the alternative dispute resolution processes.
  • Examine confidentiality in the context of alternative dispute resolution.
  • Illustrate uses for alternative dispute resolution in the context of family disputes.
  • Propose uses of alternative dispute resolution in the context of public disputes.
  • Identify means to use alternative dispute resolution in international disputes.
  • Integrate alternative dispute resolution techniques.
  • Synthesize course concepts through interaction and discussion with other learners and faculty mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain expectations from the course.
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