Resources

Professor and ETL Fellow John Lande of the University of Missouri School of Law has helped bring together a collection of resources for law school professors who teach Alternative Dispute Resolution or who use ADR simulations in their classes. The website is intended to be a place where professors...
In this video, Professor John Lande discusses his negotiation course at the University of Missouri School of Law. The course is designed to provide students with the most realistic understanding of how lawyers actually negotiate in the real world. "Law schools need to do an especially good job of...
This powerpoint presentation discusses practical problem-solving issues and simulations, as used by Professor John Lande of the University of Missouri School of Law. The presentation covers the increase in need for practical skills training and collaboration among law professors to refine and apply...
This article by Professor John Lande provides suggestions for using multi-stage simulations, primarily in negotiation and other dispute resolution courses, though the principles can be applied in single-stage simulations and other law school courses as well. These suggestions are based on his...
This article reports John Lande's observations from teaching his Negotiation course and offers suggestions for future efforts to improve legal education, particularly through negotiation and other dispute resolution courses. It is a follow-up to his other article, Teaching Students to Negotiate...
Teaching students to negotiate effectively is central to their thinking, acting, and being like good lawyers. Virtually all lawyers spend much of their time negotiating, whether they deal with disputes or transactions. So law school negotiation courses should provide the most realistic possible...
This is an example of a final student paper from John Lande's Negotiation course at the University of Missouri School of Law. The paper contains reflection from the student on her experience in a negotiation simulation. She also discusses three different approaches that she could have used, and...
This is an example of a student paper from John Lande's Negotiation course at the University of Missouri School of Law. The paper stems from the student's participation in the multi-stage simple partnership agreement simulation. In the paper, the student reflects on her experience in the simulation...
Professor John Lande uses self-assessments in his Negotation course at the University of Missouri School of Law. In this self-assessment, students are asked to reflect on their experience in a simulation from their role as a lawyer.
Professor John Lande uses self-assessments in his Negotation course at the University of Missouri School of Law. In this self-assessment, students are asked to reflect on their experience in a particular simulation. Students are asked about reaching an agreement, satisfaction with the results and...
Professor John Lande uses self-assessments in his Negotation course at the University of Missouri School of Law. In this self-assessment, students are asked to reflect on their experience in a simulation from their role as a client.
Professor John Lande uses self-assessments in his Negotation course at the University of Missouri School of Law. The main purposes of the self-assessments are to: (1) reflect on what students have learned from a simulation about negotiation and/or as a negotiator, and (2) practice self-analysis, an...
Professor John Lande uses this multi-stage simply probate dispute simulation in his Negotation course at the University of Missouri School of Law. The case involves two siblings in a dispute over the estate of their recently deceased mother. The mother’s will favors one sibling and the central...
Professor John Lande uses this multi-stage simple partnership agreement simulation in his Negotation course at the University of Missouri School of Law. The case involves two friends who decide to start a partnership to run a new restaurant. Robin Vega is a chef in a local restaurant and Casey...
The course syllabus for Negotiation discusses the goals, learning objectives, and structure of the course. The syllabus also contains the course policies, grading structure, and assignment. Lastly, the syllabus contains an outline of the course, organized by date, and the topic to be addressed at...
Professor John Lande uses this multi-stage divorce simulation in his Negotation course at the University of Missouri School of Law. This simulation focuses on division of property and child support issues. Students are provided a package of materials that includes role-play instructions, written...

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