Checking date: 13/07/2021

Course: 2021/2022

ADR and civil liability
Study: Master in Civil Liability (339)

Coordinating teacher: SOLETO MUÑOZ, HELENA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Criminal Law, Procedural Law and History Law

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


The student will be able to evaluate issues that help to decide the adequacy and the appropriate circumstances of submission to mediation. The student will be able to distinguish the most relevant styles of mediation. The student will be able to understand the different contexts of mediation. The student will be able to act as an advocate in a mediation procedure.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Civil and commercial mediation 1.1.National and international regulation 1.2. Procedures and strategies 1.3. Strategies for participation in mediation for jurists 2. Mediation in traffic accidents 3. Mediation in civil liability derived from crime 3.1. The reparation to the victim as antecedent of the restorative justice 3.2. The regulations on reparations to victims and mediation 3.3. Restorative Procedures 4.Other mechanisms for conflict resolution: collaborative practice and other methods
Learning activities and methodology
The classes are structured around the methodology of the case: the students will workl with a practical case in which negotiating strategies are organized and conflict resolution sessions are developed. Information and analysis will follow or precede the case. Tutorials are to be scheduled at student's request
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 35
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 65
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • MOORE. The process of Mediation. Jossey-Bass. 2014
Additional Bibliography
  • BUCH, B. and FOLGUER, J.. The promise of mediation. Wiley. 2004

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.