Litigation & its Alternatives   [Archived Catalog]
2022-2023 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Spring addendum

MLS 430 - Litigation & its Alternatives

3.0 Credit(s)
This course explores the proceedings by which criminal and civil matters are litigated, and alternative strategies such as plea bargaining, restorative justice, negotiation, private and court-ordered commercial arbitration, private judging, mediation, negotiation, and neutral evaluation. After examining litigation alternatives, students will compare the costs and consequences of the various strategies to individuals and society.

Please note: ALL MLS Courses are conducted online, in collaboration with The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law.