281 sec. 001 - Family Law (Spring 2020)
Instructor: Khiara Bridges (view instructor's profile)
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Due to COVID-19, law school classes were graded as credit/no pass in spring 2020.
- MTu 6:25 PM - 8:15 PM
Location: Law 132
From January 13, 2020
To April 28, 2020
Course End: April 28, 2020
Class Number (1Ls): 31534
Class Number: 31534
Enroll Limit: 60
As of: 06/16 11:02 PM
This course will explore the changes that have occurred in the legal and popular definition of the family over the years by probing questions about the ways in which the American legal system has regulated the family and intimate life. This course will cover basic family law issues such as marriage, divorce, parenthood, child custody, and non-traditional families. In addition to these specific topics, we will consider the role that gender, class, sexuality, gender identity, and race play in constructing the normative ideal of intimate life. Overall, the purpose of this course is to introduce you to the doctrines and social policies that affect families and to enable you to think critically about them.
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Required Books are in blue
- Modern Family Law: Cases and Materials
D. Kelly Weisberg, Susan Frelich Appleton
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
e-Book Available: unknown
Copyright Date: To Be Determined
Price: To Be Determined