- Meet with experts on the ground involved in peacemaking in Jerusalem today.
- Study traditional approaches to conflict resolution used by Jewish, Christian, and Muslim religious communities.
- Challenge your assumptions and expand your perspective.
- Learn alongside a diverse group of law students and practicing professionals.
Explore traditional dispute resolution methods – such as Beth Din, Christian and Muslim courts, and Palestinian Sulha – and the ways in which Israel’s religious communities have shaped the values of dispute resolution. You’ll also examine how modern methods for dispute resolution have been adapted to traditional values and cultures.
This is an intensive 10-day course made up of lectures, workshops, and field trips.
- Assigned readings
- Class discussions
- Meetings with a variety of individuals engaged in peacemaking
Watch a short video about the program.
The program is open to:
- Degree-candidate law students who have completed their first year of study at an ABA-accredited law school
- Lawyers seeking continuing legal education credits
- Graduate students
- Divinity students
- Members of the clergy
For more details on the program and how to apply, please refer to the Mitchell Hamline School of Law website.
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Mitchell Hamline School of Law: Conflict Resolution from Religious Traditions
Language of Instruction:
Degree-candidate law students who have completed their first year of study at an ABA-accredited law school, lawyers, graduate students, divinity students, and members of the clergy and other professions
Relevant Academic Fields:
Law, religious studies, cultural studies, conflict resolution