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281 sec. 001 - Family Law (Fall 2021)

Instructor: Khiara Bridges  (view instructor's profile)
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Units: 3
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Meeting:

    M 3:35 PM - 6:15 PM
    Location: Law 105
    From August 16, 2021
    To November 22, 2021

Course Start: August 16, 2021
Course End: November 22, 2021
Class Number: 32338

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 89
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 100
As of: 10/16 05:52 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.

Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Family Law
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Race and Law
Social Justice and Public Interest

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Books:
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  • Modern Family Law: Cases and Materials
    D. Kelly Weisberg, Susan Frelich Appleton
    Edition: 7th ed/2020
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    ISBN: 9781543804591
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note: https://www.wklegaledu.com/weisberg-familylaw7
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $298.00
    Price Source: user provided

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