Assigned Readings:Chapter 3. The Judicial System.Chapter 4. Managing Disputes: Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation Strategies.Initial Postings: Read and reflect on the assigned readings for the week. Then post what you thought was the most important concept(s), method(s), term(s), and/or any other thing that you felt was worthy of your understanding in each assigned textbook chapter.Your initial post should be based upon the assigned reading for the week, so the textbook should be a source listed in your reference section and cited within the body of the text. Other sources are not required but feel free to use them if they aid in your discussion.Also, provide a graduate-level response to each of the following questions:
- Explain the pros and cons of utilizing litigation to resolve a dispute as opposed to alternatives to dispute resolution.
- Peter Plaintiff is citizen of Kentucky. He drives to Tennessee and purchases a lawn mover from Lousy Lawn Mowers, Inc. Peter Plaintiff returns to Kentucky and is seriously injured when the lawnmower explodes during normal use. Lousy Lawn Mowers, Inc. does not do business in Kentucky and is incorporated in Delaware. May Peter Plaintiff bring a lawsuit against Lousy Lawn Mowers, Inc. in a state or federal court, and why?
[Your post must be substantive and demonstrate insight gained from the course material. Postings must be in the student’s own words – do not provide quotes!]
Authors: Marianne M. Jennings
Publication Date: 2021-01-01
Edition: 12th Edition