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Course Syllabus ADR

Course Syllabus ADR

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University of Cebu
Cebu City
COURSE TITLE: Alternative Dispute Resolution
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This subject is a study of the Law on Alternative Dispute Resolution that covers the different kinds of disputeresolution mechanisms, its history and the importance of its enactment. It differentiates litigation and otherADR processes such as voluntary settlement conferences, facilitation, conciliation practiced in othercountries and the other ADR processes as mentioned in the law. The subject also deals with thetechniques of legal negotiations and its pitfalls which includes corporate negotiation;and the art of mediation and arbitration. Methodology includes reporting, class discussion and role playing.
GENERAL OBJECTIVES: a) To enable the students to understand the different dispute resolution processes and how they differ from eachother.b) To better appreciate that ADR is the preferred mode of settling disputes between parties and change one’smindset that lawyering is only about litigation.c) To heighten awareness as to how ADR is used in other countries and in the Philippines to settle conflicts.d) To train students as to how to handle negotiations as a key ingredient in lawyering.e) To synthesize the various concepts on conflict resolution mechanisms and its applicability to certain situations. 
VII.COURSE OUTLINESPECIFIC OBJECTIVESCONTENTSTIME ALLOTMENTSTRATEGIES/ACTIVITIESINSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS*To orient studentsabout the basics of Alternative DisputeResolution*To familiarizestudents with thestructure of thePhilippine JudicialSystem*To provide studentswith an overview onthe stages of civil anda criminal action*
What is Alternative Dispute Resolu-tion?
Overview of the Philippine JudicialSystem
Filing of Lawsuits – (Civil and Crim-inal Actions)
*4 hours or during thefirst 2meetings in class*Incorporating researchusing materials of theSupreme Court and otherlaw related websites;*Class discussion on whatthe students know aboutthe present state of thePhilippine judiciary;Discussion outlining thedifference between civiland criminal actions
Textbook of Jim Lopezentitled Law onAlternative DisputeResolution
Website of the SupremeCourtwww.supremecourt.gov.ph
Powerpoint presentations*To underscore theimportance of ADRand its use in avertinga full blown case* To understand howADR evolved throughtime in the Philippines* To heighten one’sawareness on thevarious modes osettling disputes inthe Philippines
* Why is there a need for Alternative Dis-pute Resolution?
Historical Background
Court Delays
Settlement of Disputes in thePhilippines
Conflict Resolu-tion, Filipino Style
Legal Misedu-cation
Filipino ConflictManagement
Barangay (Vil-lage) Justice
*5 hours or the next 2succeeding meetingsand will culminate inthe PrelimExamination
 A combination of thefollowing activities shall bedone for each of thedifferent content itemswhenever applicable anddeemed more effective:
Class discussion with anassigned discussant;
Case study analysis;
Oral Recitation
Textbook of Jim Lopez*
 Alternative disputeResolution
 Article of Justice MyrnaVidal entitled :Effective Tool inSettlement of BusinessDispute (Excerpts of thelecture delivered duringthe Chamber-to-Chamber II-Dialogues with theBusiness Sector andIntegration of Mediation in
* To distinguishbetween statutoryarbitration and theconcept of arbitrationunder RA 9285* To comprehend thevalue of mediationand contrast courtannexed from courtreferred mediation* To better appreciatethe legal basis of theADR law and thecorresponding treatiesand convention* To understand thevarious legal sourcesof ADR especiallythose that deals with
Statutory Arbitration and Intro-duction on the Concept of Arbi-tration under RA 9285 Arbitra-tion
Concept of Mediation- Court Annexed Mediation- Court Referred Mediation 
The SupremeCourt to promulgate rulesthat shall provide
a sim- plified and inexpensive procedure for the speedy disposition of cases
Resolution Actof 2004 or Republic ActNo. 9285
The ArbitrationLaw or Republic Act No.876
Construction In-dustry Arbitration Law or Executive Order No. 1008
Executive Or-der No. 523, Series of 2006
2 hours1 hour2 hours5 hours includingdiscussion of thecases5 hours includingVideo presentation onactual mediation-business mediation-family mediationRole playingGroup reporting eachgroup would be assigned acertain Law to discuss
business on 29 March2005 at the Xavier SportsCountry Club, Cagayande Oro City. Or one maydownloaded it from :www.supremecourt.gov.ph
 Article on Arbitration Lawyers Review byLaurence Hector Arroyo(March 31, 2007)
Secs. 399 to 422 of the Lo-cal Government Code
J Section 5 of Article VIII of the 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philip-pines
Alternative Dispute Reso-lution Act of 2004 or Re-public Act No. 9285
The Arbitration Law or Re-public Act No. 876
Construction Industry Arbi-tration Law or ExecutiveOrder No. 1008
Executive Order No. 523,Series of 2006
Section 6 (a) of Rule 18 of 

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