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281 sec. 001 - Family Law (Spring 2021)
Instructor: Khiara Bridges (view instructor's profile)
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Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction
MTu 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
From January 19, 2021
To May 04, 2021
Course End: May 04, 2021
Class Number (1Ls): 31685
Class Number: 31685
Enroll Limit: 100
As of: 05/08 05:45 AM
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.
Due to the nature of this class, some or all of the sessions may not be recorded and posted except as required for accommodation of students with disabilities.
Due to the nature of this class, real-time attendance is required (without an alternative way to earn equivalent credit) except in cases of illness or emergency.
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Required Books are in blue
- Modern Family Law: Cases and Materials
D. Kelly Weisberg, Susan Frelich Appleton
Edition: 7th ed/2020
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
e-Book Available: Yes
e-Book procurement note: https://www.wklegaledu.com/Weisberg-FamilyLaw7
Copyright Date: To Be Determined
Price Source: user provided