LL.M Objectives

The Master of Laws Program is designed to:

  • Increase knowledge about the purposes and effects of various dispute resolution processes.
  • Advance understanding of the interplay between traditional legal processes and other dispute resolution processes.
  • Improve skills used by advocates and neutrals in dispute resolution processes.
  • Promote understanding needed for the design of appropriate, effective, and fair dispute resolution processes in public and private organizations.
  • Enhance understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities of neutrals in dispute resolution processes.
  • Contribute to the development of theory, public policy, and professional ethics in the field of dispute resolution.