Catalogue 2019 - 2020

LAW 899 Selected Issues Family Law



Course Description

This course will examine selected issues in the relationship between family and law. The focus will be on understanding foundational family law concepts including who is a parent and how emerging alternative family structures influence legal analysis and doctrine. Th eclass will study contemporary federal and state cases with an emphasis on understanding the life of a case, from start (pre-filing) to finish (to full resolution) and not just the ultimate decision. The Family Law course is not a prerequisite and students may enroll in both courses.