An Experiment in Legal Education - Dispute Resolution Journal - Vol. 66, No. 1

Laura J. Cooper
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9 pages
February, 2011
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The author is the J. Stewart and Mario Thomas McClendon Professor in Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution at the University of Minnesota Law School. She was the driving force in creating the Capstone Course discussed in this article. Prof. Cooper co-teaches this course with attorney and AAA arbitrator Karen Schanfield. The author would like to thank the organizations participating in the Capstone Course at the Law School, and especially the AAA and Vice President Jan Holdinski and Employment Solutions Manager Mary Jara for generously offering the resources of the AAA to make the students’ experience meaningful and realistic.